Recent News in the 15th District
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Budget Chair Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) announced legislation today that would increase the reimbursement rates to doctors and others who provide healthcare services to California's Medi-Cal recipients.
AB 1805 will improve healthcare access by bolstering provider participation in Medi-Cal, a program California expanded last year as the state moves forward in aggressively implementing the Affordable Care Act. Specifically, AB 1805 will restore the 10 percent cut to Medi-Cal provider reimbursement rates that were enacted as part of the 2011 State Budget Act.
SACRAMENTO -- Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) issued a statement in response to the report released today by the Interagency Working Group on Refinery Safety, formed by Governor Jerry Brown, in the wake of the 2012 Chevron Refinery fire and explosion in Richmond, Calif.
Skinner, who represents the East Bay communities impacted by the Aug. 6, 2012 Chevron incident, successfully advocated for additional inspector positions to the Cal/OSHA Process Safety Management unit in the 2013-14 budget, after a U.S. Chemical Safety Board hearing revealed staffing shortages.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – New smartphones sold in California would be required to have the latest in anti-theft technology under a new measure announced today by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) and Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley).
At today’s news conference, the two Bay Area legislators unveiled Senate Bill 962 with San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, Oakland City Councilmember Dan Kalb and national advocates.
Assemblymembers Nancy Skinner and Rob Bonta invite you to come meet them, their staff, and to check out what services their district offices have to offer you and the community. The Open House for District 15 and District 18 is Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, 4:30 pm - 6 pm.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
4:30 pm - 6 pm
Elihu M. Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, Oakland
Suite 2201 (Skinner) & Suite 2204 (Bonta)
Getting here: The State Building is located two blocks from 12th Street BART Station and is accessible by multiple bus lines including the Free B, #1, #1R, #72, #72R and #88. For more information about public transit, visit 511.org.
Questions? Call Assemblymember Skinner's office: (510) 286-1400.
(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and her fellow Assembly Democrats say they're very pleased with Governor Brown's roadmap for California's future, laid out in his 2014 State of the State address. Assemblymember Skinner said after the Governor concluded his speech she was pleased to hear him mention the "many, many struggling families" and the need to address that in order to attain a full economic recovery. And, she said the Governor was correct to say California must deal with at least some of the state's debt to maintain economic stability.
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Sacramento, CA 94249-0015
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Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612
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