In Wake of Fires, Assembly Member Marc Levine Talks About Improving Phone Alert System – Dec 19, 2017

It was a busy year in Sacramento, and that was before legislators had to grapple with the historic fire season. Today, we hear the first part of a conversation with Assembly member Marc Levine, who represents parts of the North Bay.

News director Steve Mencher started with an issue that has gained traction due to the state’s extraordinary fire season. Wireless Emergency Alerts call people in the event of a natural disaster or other crisis. That system, Levine says, needs to be improved, and he is joining other local lawmakers to suggest some changes.

See more at KRCB.org/news, including a link to some criticism Levine received for created a glossy brochure about his accomplishments in Sacramento. Hear this story on demand with our free KRCB mobile app. You can also find this and past stories on our new North Bay Report Facebook page. Comment, share and give us a like there. Follow the North Bay Report on Twitter @KRCBNews.

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