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May 25, 2017
Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee will meet at 10am in Room 4203 of the state Capitol to determine the fate of nearly 300 legislative...
May 24, 2017
Following the testimony of the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office that the Brown Administration may be spending nearly $2 billion over the state’s voter-approved spending limit (Gann Limit), Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) and Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) called for transparency in how Brown’s finance officials calculated their spending plan.
May 23, 2017
Below are a few examples of how SB 1’s taxes – which Californians were promised would be spent on fixing our crumbling roads and highways – will actually be used:
May 10, 2017
On behalf of their constituents whose lives and properties are continuously impacted by potential flooding, Senators Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Cathleen...
May 1, 2017
A Monterey County Superior Court Judge placed convicted felon, Eldridge Chaney, Jr., a Sexually Violent Predator, in Yuba County, not his county of...
April 28, 2017
Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Vice Chair of the Senate Budget Committee, issued the following statement after the Governor imposed a $52 billion tax increase on the people of California:
April 25, 2017
In a special hearing, the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee called on Natural Resources Secretary John Laird and Department of Water...
April 24, 2017
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is hosting seven public meetings in multiple locations to update communities in the region about...
April 3, 2017
Sacramento Democrats passed two legislative proposals (Senate Bill 6 (Hueso) and Senate Bill 54 (de León) that would make California a sanctuary state for convicted felons who are in the country illegally and provide free legal service for them.