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Berman Unveils Legislation for Free Tuition at WVMCCD

SACRAMENTO – This past Friday, Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park) introduced AB 3158, legislation enabling West Valley-Mission Community College District (WVMCCD) to waive tuition fees for all students living in its service area.

Berman Introduces Bill to Combat Voter Intimidation

SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park) introduced AB 2642, the Protecting Elections from Armed Coercion and Extremism Act (PEACE Act). AB 2642 strengthens safeguards allowing voters to cast their ballot free from interference and intimidation.

Assemblymember Marc Berman and Superintendent of Public Instruction Thurmond Unveil AB 2097 to Guarantee Access to Computer Science for All California Students

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park) and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond unveiled legislation to expand access to computer science education in California by requiring that all public high schools in California offer at least one computer science education course.

Assemblymember Berman Joint-Authors Bill to Halt California Public Utilities Commission’s Proposed Income-Graduated Fee

SACRAMENTO –Today Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park) signed on as a joint-author of Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin’s (D-Thousand Oaks) bill, AB 1999, that would repeal the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) proposed income-graduated fixed fee. Assemblymember Berman spoke at a press conference announcing the repeal this morning.

Apodaca: Fact or fiction? A new state law hopes to help schoolchildren determine what’s real - LA Times

A new education policy has so far flown largely under the radar among the general public, but it’s worth paying attention because it could have far-ranging benefits if schools do a good job of implementation.

This year California joins a handful of other states in requiring all K-12 public schools to provide instruction in media literacy, thanks to a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Marc Berman that passed last fall with near-unanimous bipartisan support.

Bill aims to crack down on AI-generated child pornography - Palo Alto Online

Assembly Bill 1831 would eliminate distinction between real and fake when prosecuting creators of explicit videos with children

As artificial intelligence increasingly blurs the distinction between real and fake, state Assembly member Marc Berman, D-Menlo Park, plans to introduce a law that would make it illegal to use AI technology to create child pornography.