Press Releases

Senator Dave Cortese is proud to announce he was selected by Senate President pro Tempore Mike McGuire to join the newly established Senate Insurance Working Group. This group aims to stabilize California’s insurance market and reduce wildfire risks.

Sacramento, CA – Today, Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose) is proud to announce the passage of four significant pieces of his legislation through the Assembly Education Committee: SB 333, SB 483, SB 956, and SB 1445. These bills stand up for California’s students and address critical issues affecting some of California’s most vulnerable populations.

SB 333: California SOAR (Success, Opportunity, & Academic Resilience) Guaranteed Income Program

Senator Dave Cortese proudly stood alongside Senate President pro Tempore Mike McGuire, Speaker of the Assembly Robert Rivas, and colleagues from both houses of the legislature to expedite the bipartisan Safer California Plan—a package of 14 bills that address the increasing threats of retail theft and local crime in California.

Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose) issued the following statement on the recent news of Victor Garza’s passing.

San Jose – Senator Dave Cortese proudly recognizes Community Seva Inc. as Senate District 15's Nonprofit of the Year for 2024. This esteemed designation celebrates the organization's outstanding commitment to feeding the hungry and serving the homeless across the Bay Area.