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February 28, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Former Chairman of California’s Board of Prison Terms, Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) issued the following statement regarding the...
February 23, 2017
The Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review is scheduled to hold an oversight hearing on California’s Corrections System, “The State of...
February 14, 2017
On Sunday, North State residents were alarmed by the alert from the Department of Water Resources about the potential failure of the auxiliary...
February 10, 2017
Given the damage of Lake Oroville Dam’s spillway, Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) today joined Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City), Yuba City...
February 3, 2017
With more rain and snow in the forecast and trillions of gallons of water flushing to the ocean, Northern California lawmakers and local water...
February 1, 2017
Senate Democrats passed three proposals along partisan lines specifically to designate California a sanctuary state, to bankroll lawyers for...
January 24, 2017
Senate Budget Vice-Chair Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) issued the following statement on the State of State address:
January 13, 2017
Northstate’s veteran lawmaker – Senator Jim Nielsen – once again was unanimously elected by his colleagues to serve as chairman of the Republican Caucus.
January 10, 2017
Senate Budget Vice-Chair Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) issued the following statement on the governor’s budget proposal:
January 4, 2017
Senate Budget Vice-Chair Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) questions the value of hiring expensive private attorneys at a retainer fee of $25,000 per month to “advise on potential legal challenges with the incoming Trump Administration” by California’s Democratic legislative leaders by issuing the following statement:

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