Darrell Steinberg's file


Democrat from California

Steinberg was elected Sacramento mayor in 2016. Before that, he served in the California Legislature from 1998 to 2014, serving as state Senate President for his final six years. 

Recent statements by and about Darrell Steinberg

Recent stories featuring Darrell Steinberg

One year in, Gov. Gavin Newsom shows bold action, but California’s homelessness crisis deepens

Newsom’s budget and legislative steps represent continued progress on his campaign pledge to address homelessness statewide. PolitiFact California continues to rate his promise ‘In the Works’ on our Newsom-Meter.

Boosters say Sacramento’s MLS stadium will be an economic game-changer. Economists aren’t so sure.

Sacramento leaders are optimistic that the city’s newly-awarded MLS franchise and stadium will be an economic engine for the region. But several economists cautioned that stadium projects can have the effect of concentrating spending in one part of a city, rather than generating new revenue.

Fact-checking claims on California’s unsheltered homeless population

During his recent push for a ‘right to shelter’ law, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg made eye-opening claims about California’s homeless population, including the soaring rate of homeless deaths in the state. PolitiFact California fact-checked his statements.