Press Releases

March 30, 2020

San Francisco – El Senador Scott Wiener hizo la siguiente declaración con respecto a la Orden Ejecutiva del Gobernador Newsom, por la cual se permite que estudiantes de enfermería y medicina soliciten una licencia temporal para ingresar a la fuerza laboral, y el anuncio de la Alcaldesa Breed de que el Área de la Bahía extenderá su mandato de quedarse en casa hasta el 1º de mayo:

March 29, 2020

San Francisco El dia lunes 30 de marzo, el Senador Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) tendrá una conferencia de prensa virtual para la prensa habla hispana con las ultimas noticias sobre la emergencia COVID-19, y la respuesta del estado. Discutirá y tomará preguntas sobre los siguientes temas:

March 27, 2020

San Francisco – Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) made the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order regarding evictions during the COVID-19 State of Emergency:

“Millions of Californians are struggling during the greatest economic dislocation in nearly a century, and millions of California renters have rent due on April 1 and are unable to pay it. They deserve a complete moratorium on evictions during this emergency, so that they can focus on health and health only.

March 25, 2020

Sacramento - Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) released the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement that he has been working with over 200 institutions, including major banks, to support homeowners with 90-day forbearance on mortgage payments.

Senator Wiener’s statement:

March 25, 2020

Sacramento - Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) released the following statement regarding the federal emergency rescue bill, which contains a massive expansion of unemployment benefits for laid off and furloughed workers.

March 24, 2020

Sacramento - Hoy, el Senador Scott Wiener (D – San Francisco) emitió la siguiente declaración, con respecto al aumento de los ataques racistas contra los estadounidenses de origen chino y asiático, y otras personas asiáticas que viven en los Estados Unidos. Desde que el Presidente Donald Trump ha llamado al COVID-19 el "Virus Chino", nuestro país ha visto un aumento en los crímenes de odio contra estadounidenses de origen chino y asiático. 

March 24, 2020

Sacramento - Today Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) released the following statement regarding the uptick in racist attacks on Chinese Americans, Asian Americans, and other Asian people living in the United States. Since President Donald Trump has been calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus,” our country has seen an increase in hate crimes against Chinese and Asian Americans. 

The FDA currently prohibits gay and bisexual men from donating blood if they’ve had sex in the past year
March 22, 2020

San Francisco - Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) released the following statement calling on the FDA to end its discriminatory policy banning any gay or bisexual man, and any men who have had sex with other men in the past year, from donating blood. Sexually active straight people are not subject to this rule. 

El SB 939 prohíbe a los propietarios comerciales desalojar a empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro durante el Estado de Emergencia del COVID-19, protegiendo así a las pequeñas empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro vulnerables
March 20, 2020

Sacramento - Hoy, los senadores Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) y Lena González (D-Long Beach), presentaron el anteproyecto SB 939, que establece una moratoria sobre los desalojos comerciales, incluidas las pequeñas empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro, durante la emergencia de salud del COVID-19. (Anticipamos que el proyecto de ley se imprimirá el lunes por la noche. Se adjunta una copia en inglés de la legislación).

 

SB 939 prohibits commercial landlords from evicting businesses and nonprofits during the COVID-19 State of Emergency, thus protecting small businesses and vulnerable nonprofits
March 20, 2020

Sacramento - Today, Senators Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) introduced SB 939, which places a moratorium on commercial evictions, including small businesses and nonprofits, for the duration of the COVID-19 health emergency. (We anticipate that the bill we be in print by Monday evening. Attached is a copy of the legislation.)