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July 23, 2021
Senate Republicans believe in a #SaferCA. When Democrat Senate Bill 300 was being considered in the Capitol that would reduce sentences for murderers, my Senate Republican colleagues and I stood up for families and crime victims.
June 30, 2021
Senator Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, today announced his Senate Bill 79 was signed into law, enabling Colusa and Glenn Counties to continue receiving monthly Highway User Tax Account (HUTA) money to fund the maintenance and preservation of their county roads. SB 79 brings much-needed relief to Colusa...
June 29, 2021
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Region 9 has named Senator Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, its “State Legislator of the Year” for 2020. “Senator Nielsen played a significant role in supporting the clean-up and reconstruction efforts in Paradise after the devastating Camp Fire,” said Louay...
June 28, 2021
Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, issued the following statement in reaction to today’s passage of “Budget Bill Jr.” and a handful of budget trailer bills: “The majority party has fully corrupted the budget process. This year they are in rare form, with in-the-dead-of-night deals that rob transparency...
June 28, 2021
Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, issued the following statement in reaction to today’s passage of “Budget Bill Jr.” and a handful of budget trailer bills: “The majority party has fully corrupted the budget process. This year they are in rare form, with in-the-dead-of-night deals that rob transparency...
June 25, 2021
Senator Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, is requesting a joint Senate Budget Committee oversight hearing with the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee and the Environmental Quality Committee to review the progress of wildfire fuel reduction activities in California. “This oversight hearing request...
June 25, 2021
Senator Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, is requesting a joint Senate Budget Committee oversight hearing with the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee and the Environmental Quality Committee to review the progress of wildfire fuel reduction activities in California. “This oversight hearing request...
June 24, 2021
Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, joined the members of the Senate Republican Caucus in calling for a “Gas Tax Holiday” for California motorists. The letter sent to Democrat budget leaders urges a full suspension on state gas tax collection for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year, backfilled by the State’s...
June 24, 2021
Senator Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, issued the following statement after Senate Democrats today waived the “72-hours in print” rule that California voters passed in 2016 with Prop. 54: “State Legislative Democrats have corrupted the budget process. Once again they have waived transparency rules, this...
June 24, 2021
Senator Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, issued the following statement after Senate Democrats today waived the “72-hours in print” rule that California voters passed in 2016 with Prop. 54: “State Legislative Democrats have corrupted the budget process. Once again they have waived transparency rules, this...
June 23, 2021
Senator Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, issued the following statement today in response to a news media investigation that found Newsom “overstated his accomplishments and even divested in wildfire prevention” and “overstated, by an astounding 690%, the number of acres treated with fuel breaks and...