Steve Bradford

State senate

Chair of Public Safety Committee

D
District Party Score
SD-35 democrat
67
Contact

Votes

Type Year Categories Name Description Vote
floor_votes 2020
  • economic-justice

SB956

Establishes the California Tax Expenditure Review Board as an independent advisory body.

Support
floor_votes 2020
  • workers-rights

SB1399

Expands protections for garment industry workers.

Support
floor_votes 2020
  • consumer-protection
  • health

SB977

Expands the Attorney General’s ability to prohibit certain transactions by healthcare systems that hurt consumers by limiting competition.

No Vote
floor_votes 2020
  • workers-rights

SB1383

Forces employers to grant employee requests for up to 12 work weeks of unpaid parental leave.

No Vote
committee_votes 2020
  • consumer-protection

AB326

Allows personally owned motorized carrying devices (for groceries, etc.) to be used on city sidewalks.

No Vote
committee_votes 2020
  • health
  • workers-rights

AB890

Allows nurse practitioners in California to work without physician supervision.

No Vote
floor_votes 2020
  • gun-violence-prevention

AB2847

Strengthens gun laws by enhancing micro-stamping requirements for unsafe guns.

Support
floor_votes 2020
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

AB2114

Provides a procedure for UC medical employees to challenge termination of employment.

Support
floor_votes 2020
  • environmental-protection

AB1080

Sets goals to reduce waste from single-use packaging and products.

Support
floor_votes 2020
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB3070

Prohibits prosecutors from striking prospective jurors from jury pools on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender and other identities.

Support
floor_votes 2020
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB3070

Prohibits prosecutors from striking prospective jurors from jury pools on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender and other identities.

Support
floor_votes 2020
  • health
  • workers-rights

AB890

Allows nurse practitioners in California to work without physician supervision.

No Vote
floor_votes 2020
  • criminal-justice
  • lgbtq-rights

SB145

Removes remnants of discriminatory anti-sodomy laws from statutory rape punishments.

Support
committee_votes 2019
  • immigration

SB429

Repeals California's status as a sanctuary state

No Vote
committee_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

SB386

Undermines environmental protections by incentivizing dam building and easing requirements for wind and solar energy

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice

SB343

Removes the Kaiser Permanente loophole in state financial disclosure laws

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • health
  • workers-rights

SB227

Penalizes hospitals that violate California law regarding nurse-to-patient ratios

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

SB336

Requires automated transit vehicles to maintain a trained employee on board

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

SB142

Requires employers to provide lactation rooms and reasonable break time for lactation needs

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

SB307

Overrides federal order to waive state level environmental review of Cadiz Water Project

No Vote
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection
  • housing

SB25

Allows select development projects to skirt environmental review

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

SB329

Prohibits landlords from rejecting applicants based on Section 8 status

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection
  • housing

SB621

Creates environmental review loopholes and lowers requirements for affordable housing construction

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

SB136

Repeals sentencing enhancements for those with prior offenses

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice
  • lgbtq-rights

SB145

Removes remnants of discriminatory anti-sodomy laws from statutory rape punishments.

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

SB529

Grants tenants right to organize as part of a tenant association

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • health
  • immigration

SB29

Expands Medi-Cal to all residents, regardless of immigration status

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

SB529

Grants tenants right to organize as part of a tenant association

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

SB551

Mandates development of plans for decommissioning, cleanup and remediation of abandoned wells

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice

SB616

Forces debt collectors to leave final $1,724 in a bank account

Support
committee_votes 2019
  • consumer-protection
  • education

AB376

Protects student loan borrowers from unscrupulous practices and strengthens loan provider oversight

Support
committee_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB857

Allows local governments to sponsor public banks

Support
committee_votes 2019
  • economic-justice

AB516

Bans local authorities from towing vehicles due to excessive unpaid tickets, lapsed registration or 72-hour immobility

Support
committee_votes 2019
  • consumer-protection

AB1366

Eliminates critical oversight of telecom companies

Support
committee_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB378

Guarantees collective bargaining power to early child care providers for state-subsidized families

No Vote
floor_votes 2019
  • education

AB1353

Shortens length of probationary period for unclassified employees from 1 year to 6 months

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB749

Prohibits "no rehire" provisions that bar victims of mistreatment from employment with offending company

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • health
  • workers-rights

SB227

Penalizes hospitals that violate California law regarding nurse-to-patient ratios

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB51

Prohibits employers from forcing job candidates to waive legal rights in favor of forced arbitration

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • health

AB731

Requires same rate review practice for large-group health insurance plans as smaller ones

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • consumer-protection
  • health

AB290

Prevents dialysis companies from steering patients from medi-cal to boost corporate profits

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

AB965

Allows people incarcerated as youth to earn time off their earliest parole date

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

AB1482

Caps rent increase at 5% in 12-month period, and forces landlords to present 'just cause' before evicting

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

AB1487

Creates Bay Area Housing Finance Authority, to raise and distribute affordable housing funds

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice
  • political-accountability
  • racial-justice

AB1600

Expedites the process to obtain police misconduct records in a criminal trial

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

AB1215

Bans (for 3 yrs) biometric surveillance and facial recognition from use in police body cameras

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • education

AB1507

Grants local districts more leeway in evaluating charter school applications

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB857

Allows local governments to sponsor public banks

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

SB329

Prohibits landlords from rejecting applicants based on Section 8 status

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

AB68

Permits construction of two ADUs on same property

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

SB136

Repeals sentencing enhancements for those with prior offenses

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice

SB268

Offers voters more information on potentially progressive taxation measures

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB1066

Grants unemployment benefits for workers during first 3 weeks of a strike

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

ACA14

Forces UC system to reduce contracted services in order to increase percent of union workers on their payroll

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

SB1

Strengthens California environmental standards to pre-Trump federal levels

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • consumer-protection

SB460

Reinstates net neutrality in California

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-justice

SB844

Funds the Water Resources Control Board to ensure public access to clean water

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-justice

SB845

Funds the Water Resources Control Board to ensure public access to clean water

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • housing

SB818

Protects homeowners from avoidable foreclosures

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1393

Restores the court’s ability to decrease sentence enhancements for prior convictions

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • health

SB1021

Caps co-pays for prescription drug costs

No Vote
floor_votes 2018
  • gun-violence-prevention

SB1100

Raises the minimum age to purchase a long-gun to 21 years old

No Vote
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1392

Repeals California’s one-year sentencing enhancements for prior jail terms

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

SB1038

Ensures that individuals are accountable for workplace harassment

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • consumer-protection

SB1121

Protects consumers’ medical data from cybersecurity breaches

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1421

Provides public access to records regarding police misconduct

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • consumer-protection

SB822

Reinstates net neutrality in California

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-protection

SB834

Ends the transport of oil from offshore drilling facilities to the state

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • health
  • immigration

SB974

Extends Medi-Cal benefits to low-income adults regardless of immigration status

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice

SB1186

Requires public debate prior to law enforcement’s acquisition of surveillance technology

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

SB1300

Strengthens employer obligations to prevent workplace harassment

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1392

Repeals California’s one-year sentencing enhancements for prior jail terms

Support
committee_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • gun-violence-prevention
  • racial-justice

AB931

Prohibits law enforcement from using deadly force if there are alternatives available

Support
committee_votes 2018
  • housing

AB354

Provides transparency in what homes corporations invest in, blocking aspiring homeowners

No Vote
floor_votes 2018
  • health

AB186

Provides safe, government-run injection sites to prevent overdose and disease

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • health

AB595

Expands government oversight of health plan mergers to protect consumers

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • gun-violence-prevention
  • workers-rights

AB2888

Expands the groups of people who can seek a firearm restraining order

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • gun-violence-prevention
  • racial-justice

AB748

Mandates that law enforcement publicly provide recordings of lethal force incidents

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-justice
  • environmental-protection

AB2447

Provides information to residents potentially impacted by pollution in their language

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice

AB3131

Requires law enforcement to notify the public when acquiring military equipment

Support
floor_votes 2018
  • immigration

AB638

Requires immigration consultants to be state- or federally-authorized

No Vote
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice

SB439

Prevents children under 12 years old from being tried in juvenile court

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

AB7

Outlaws open carry in more public spaces

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • health

AB186

Provides safe, government-run injection sites to prevent overdose and disease

Support
committee_votes 2017
  • workers-rights

AB199

Provides fair pay to construction workers

Support
committee_votes 2017
  • immigration
  • workers-rights

AB450

Protects immigrants from deportation at their work sites

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

AB859

Helps provide justice for abused senior citizens

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection
  • housing

AB890

Mandates all new developments undergo environmental review

Support
committee_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • workers-rights

AB1008

Helps the formerly incarcerated gain employment

Support
committee_votes 2017
  • education

AB1217

Creates a state-run charter school for a billionaire donor

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

AB1308

Provides consideration of release for more young adults

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB1397

Creates more accurate inventory of land available for housing

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • consumer-protection
  • health

AB1461

Requires meal subscription companies to meet health standards

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB1505

Requires new housing to have more affordable units

Support
committee_votes 2017
  • workers-rights

AB1565

Provides overtime pay to more workers

Support
committee_votes 2017
  • workers-rights

AB1701

Allows workers to be paid while complaints are being handled

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • immigration

SB30

Bars CA from contracting companies that help build border wall

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection

SB49

Revives federal environmental protections by enacting them as California law

Support
committee_votes 2017
  • immigration

SB54

Makes California a sanctuary state for immigrants

Support
committee_votes 2017
  • immigration

SB54

Makes California a sanctuary state for immigrants

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • immigration

SB54

Makes California a sanctuary state for immigrants

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • immigration

SB54

Makes California a sanctuary state for immigrants

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • housing

SB166

Requires cities to provide housing sites for all income levels

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB180

Reforms War on Drugs-era sentence enhancements

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • health
  • lgbtq-rights

SB239

Eliminates criminalization of those with HIV

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • consumer-protection
  • health

SB258

Requires the disclosure of ingredients in cleaning products

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

SB298

Protects seasonal workers’ savings from debt collectors

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB345

Mandates that police publicly publish their policies

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB439

Prevents children under 12 years old from being tried in juvenile court

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

SB464

Enhances security measures to fight gun theft

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • health

SB538

Reduces health care costs

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

SB562

Health care for all California residents

Support
committee_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB620

Gives more options to judges in sentencings

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB620

Gives more options to judges in sentencings

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB620

Gives more options to judges in sentencings

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • health

SB705

Prohibits food vendors from using styrofoam

No Vote
floor_votes 2017
  • consumer-protection
  • health

SB790

Helps stop Big Pharma from paying off doctors

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • health

AB186

Provides safe, government-run injection sites to prevent overdose and disease

Support
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB439

Prevents children under 12 years old from being tried in juvenile court

Support

Corporate Money

Type Amount
Real Estate $139,160
Oil & Gas $160,366
Cops $56,600

Score Card Grades from Partners

Partner Score
ACLU
100
CA Environmental Justice Alliance
81
CA Federation of Teachers
100
CA League of Conservation Voters
93
Disability Rights CA
100
Equality CA
100
Health Access
95
Planned Parenthood
100
Sierra Club
38
United Domestic Workers
100
United Food & Commercial Workers Western States Council
100

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