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January 9, 2014
The Senate Rules Committee unanimously confirmed Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) to serve as Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review
October 31, 2013
Advocates for the protection of Proposition 13 – the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association – today touted Senator Jim Nielsen’s voting record to preserve taxpayers’ rights. In its review of lawmakers’ votes on bills pertaining to taxes during the 2013 legislative year, Senator Nielsen received a...
October 15, 2013
State Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), former Chairman of the California Board of Prison Terms, issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to reject Governor Brown’s prison plan, which will result in the release of nearly 8,000 inmates by January 27: “Today’s...
September 11, 2013
State Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), former Chairman of the California Board of Prison Terms, issued the following statement today regarding the passage of Senate Bill 105, the prison legislation to comply with the federal court order to release 10,000 inmates: "This is a balanced first step. But...
September 4, 2013
In a hearing of the Senate Budget Committee today, Democrats touted their prison plan to address overcrowding and the federal court’s order to reduce inmate population as stated in Assembly Bill 84. The plan focused on rehabilitation, drug and mental health treatment programs without regard for...
August 28, 2013
State Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), who served on the California Board of Prison Terms from 1990 to 2007, issued the following statement today on the prison proposal unveiled by Democrat Senators: “Supporting rehabilitation, drug and mental health treatment programs is an essential component of a...
August 21, 2013
The Joint Legislative Audit Committee today approved an audit request by Senators Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) and Jim Beall (D-San Jose) to analyze how the unilateral and unmonitored actions taken by the accrediting agency for California’s community colleges affect campuses’ finances and programs. “Any...
August 12, 2013
Bill Number Subject Asm Vote Sen Vote My Vote AB 110 The Budget Act : Contains appropriations for all aspects of state government that implement the budget plan negotiated between the Governor and legislative Democrats. 54-25 28-10 No AB 74 Human Services: Enacts statutory changes necessary to...
August 12, 2013
In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to reduce overcrowding and the time constraints of the current legislative session, State Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) sent a letter to Governor Brown urging him to call a Special Session of the Legislature. A Special Session dedicated to dealing with...
August 12, 2013
Budget Bills and Votes K-14 Education Education Early Learning, Preschool and Child Care Special Education Common Core Adult Education Higher Education Public Safety SB 678 California Community Corrections Performance Incentive Act Courts Health and Social Services Medi-Cal Managed Care Sales Tax...

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