SF Bay Area PSR Furthers Legislator Education in Sacramento

March 28, 2016

On March 9, Dr. Bob Gould, San Francisco Bay Area PSR’s president, and Catherine Porter, policy consultant, walked the halls of the state Capitol and visited offices to educate legislators and staff on SF PSR’s work in furthering policies that advance human health and the health of the environment. Topics ranged from global warming through gun…

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PSR in New England Journal of Medicine, followed by Important Statements and Victory!

November 25, 2015

We are pleased to announce the publication of an article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) that was authored by PSR Board Member (and current International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)Co-President Dr. Ira Helfand, and PSR co-founder Dr. Victor Sidel. The article, “Docs and Nukes – Still a Live Issue”…

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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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