April 3, 2017

Senator Wiener adjourned Senate Session in honor of the late Gilbert Baker, activist and leader who created the Rainbow Flag in 1978, which became the international symbol for the LGBT community.  

March 28, 2017

Senator Wiener joined Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) at a press conference prior to the first committee hearing for SB 149 -- the Presidential Tax Transparency & Accountability Act -- which they are joint authoring. The bill requires the release of 5 years of tax returns in order for a presidential candidate to appear on the California primary ballot.  

March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017

During a debate on Senate Resolution 26, which opposed the repealing of the Affordable Care Act, Senator Wiener spoke about how the repeal will harm the LGBT community.

March 8, 2017
February 28, 2017

Senator Wiener spoke in favor of SB 2 -- proposed by Senator Atkins -- to increase affordable housing funding, as well as the need to find ways to increase housing construction.  

February 23, 2017

Senator Wiener joined the LGBT Caucus to oppose President Donald Trumps order to revoke protections for transgender children in schools.  

February 22, 2017

Senator Wiener recently went on KTVU to discuss SB 384 -- the LOCAL Act, which allows local communities to extend alcohol service hours for bars and restaurants, if they chose.

January 31, 2017

Senator Wiener speaks in the Public Safety Committee on the importance of California's leadership in fighting federal attacks against local immigrant communities and defending the rights of sanctuary cities.  

January 30, 2017

Senator Wiener spoke on the Senate Floor in support of Senate Resolution 16, which opposed President Trump's Executive Order to ban refugees and immigration from Muslim-majority countries.