Legislative Update October 2014

October 22, 2014

Victory in Sacramento for right-to- know about chemical hazards in the workplace! On September 30, the 2014 legislative year came to a close in Sacramento.  Governor Brown signed into law several important bills that San Francisco Bay Area PSR supported, including SB 193 (Monning) which supports the right-to- know about chemical hazards in the workplace….

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Legislative Update August 2014

August 26, 2014

There has been a flurry of activity in the state Capitol in the final stretches of the 2014 legislative year. San Francisco Bay Area PSR has been busy weighing in on state policy measures to stop climate change, reduce gun violence and otherwise protect human health and the environment. We supported a total of 23…

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Legislative Update June 2014

June 30, 2014

SF Bay Area PSR is supporting a range of bills at the state level to improve human health and the health of the planet. The chapter supports several pieces of legislation to reduce gun violence, such as providing for better identification of gun ownership and manufacture, regulating purchases from out-of-state vendors, and ensuring that loved…

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Legislative Update April 2014

April 23, 2014

SF Bay Area PSR monitors what’s going on legislatively in Sacramento. We’ve weighed in on a range of bills related to our mission to protect human health and the health of the planet.  They include SB 1132 which calls for a moratorium on fracking until health consequences are studied, SB 1000 which requires health warning…

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50th Anniversary Interview with Dr. Robert Gould!

September 7, 2011

What does the 50th anniversary of PSR signify? The anniversary marks the half-century of work that PSR has done to articulate the primary public health strategy of preventing nuclear war from ever happening. The physicians who founded PSR 50 years ago were part of a larger mass movement within the U.S. and worldwide that had developed…

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Email Alert for PSR Senate Global Warming-Energy Letters

September 1, 2009

Help strengthen U.S. climate and energy legislation The U.S. Senate will be considering climate change and energy legislation in early September.  Its potential impact on the health and wellbeing of the planet cannot be underestimated. Now is a critical time for health professionals to speak out on the need for strong legislation that confronts the growing threat from climate change…

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