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January 10, 2022
In response to Governor Newsom’s announcement of his proposed 2022-23 State Budget, Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Red Bluff), Vice Chair of the Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee, will be available to speak to the media to offer Senate Republicans’ reaction. With a budget surplus of $31 billion,...
January 10, 2022
Senator Jim Nielsen , R-Red Bluff, issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s proposed 2022-23 State Budget: “Governor Newsom needs to wake up on water storage. There is an urgent need to fully-fund and immediately build large above-ground water storage projects like Sites...
January 7, 2022
SACRAMENTO – Top Republican budget leaders pushed Governor Gavin Newsom to commit $3.285 billion for drought relief in his upcoming budget proposal to rebuild California’s water infrastructure and expand needed water storage. Below is a copy of their letter . January 7, 2022 The Honorable Gavin...
January 5, 2022
Senate Republican sent the following letter to Governor Newsom outlining several critical priorities they are urging be included in the 2022-2023 State Budget. Click here to download the letter. January 5, 2022 Dear Governor Newsom, Pro Tem Atkins, and Speaker Rendon: As 2022 opens, some areas of...
January 4, 2022
Show your creativity! Tehama County Library is holding an art contest to help design a new limited-edition library card. One winner will see their card design created as a limited-edition library card. • Open to all Tehama County Library cardholders • Stop by any branch for a paper template or...
December 16, 2021
SACRAMENTO – As rainwater is being flushed out to the sea, Senate Republicans delivered a letter to Governor Newsom calling for the full funding of state water projects. Spearheaded by the Vice Chair of the Senate Budget Committee, Senator Jim Nielsen ( R-Red Bluff ), and the Chair of the Senate...
December 8, 2021
Senator Nielsen was thrilled to visit Upper Lake High School, in Lake County, which was part of Senate District 4 during his tenure in the State Senate in the 1970s and 80s. During that time, Upper Lake High School’s gymnasium was in a state of massive disrepair, but was not eligible for State...
November 22, 2021
Heartfelt thanks to Wendy Gerig for 28 years of extraordinary service as the CEO of the Roseville Area Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations on your retirement and best wishes for the future!
November 22, 2021
As we head into the holiday season, it warms the heart to know that there are organizations in Senate District 4 that are helping others. Thank you to Lisa Heinrich, Jorge Lupercio and Dave Martinez of the Placer Food Bank for the inspiring tour of this amazing facility. Placer Food bank, a 501(c}3...
November 17, 2021
Senator Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, today issued the following statement in response to the Legislative Analyst’s Office report, The 2022-23 Budget: California’s Fiscal Outlook, which projects a $31 billion surplus. “A $31 billion surplus is not an invitation to build future spending obligations. “...
October 28, 2021
Congratulations to Independent Owner/Operators Wayne and Livia Kurtz on your Grand Opening today of the new Paradise Grocery Outlet at 6800 Skyway. Heartfelt thank you, Kurtz Family, for your entrepreneurial spirit that is a catalyst for the "Paradise Comeback!"
October 28, 2021
The wells that rural communities depend on are running dry, farmers are being denied water to grow food, there are weekly threats of rolling blackouts and Public Safety Power Shutoffs, and hundreds of thousands of acres are burning throughout the state, threatening lives, property and wildlife. At...