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Senator Darrell Steinberg

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Senator Darrell Steinberg, the California Senate President pro Tempore, is the leader of the majority party in the California State Senate. Heralded within the mental health community as the “most transformative figure mental health has ever seen”, Steinberg authored Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act, creating a one billion-dollar system for dynamic mental healthcare in California. Steinberg has been a relentless advocate for mental healthcare, calling it “the under-attended issue in our time and in our society.”