Releases and Articles

April 24, 2012
SACRAMENTO (April 24, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) joined a crowd of hundreds victims of crimes who have gathered to commemorate National Crime Victims Rights Week , April 22-28, this morning on the West Steps of the State Capitol. Nielsen expressed deep concern and understanding for...
April 18, 2012
SACRAMENTO (April 18, 2012) - As Vice-chair of the Budget Committee, Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) took action to restore half of the funding to the Redding and Fresno veterans homes and have them operational as soon as possible. In the last year's budget an agreement was broken and under the...
April 17, 2012
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced that Assembly Bill (AB) 2292 was passed unanimously in the Assembly Judiciary Committee today. This bill would add another step to the reunification process by requiring a juvenile court to consider admissible and relevant evidence before reuniting a...
April 16, 2012
SACRAMENTO (April 16, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) today was honored as Taxpayer Hero of 2011 by the Family Action PAC, an organization formed in July of 2000 to focus on upholding conservative values and supporting conservative candidates. "Private property rights and freedom are...
April 16, 2012
SACRAMENTO (April 16, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) today announced that Assembly Bill (AB) 2509 was passed with strong support in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee. This bill allows for an exemption in the State Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA), specifically allowing for the...
April 10, 2012
SACRAMENTO (April 10, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced that Assembly Bill (AB) 2198 passed unanimously out of the Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee today. AB 2198 requires that CDVA include in its annual report to the Legislature and Department of Finance the amount of...
April 9, 2012
SACRAMENTO (April 9, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) offered comments during the Central Valley Flood Protection Board public hearing last Friday, April 6, held in Marysville, California. "It's unacceptable and unconscionable to suggest taking forty thousand acres of agricultural land...
March 29, 2012
SACRAMENTO (March 29, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) today joined fellow Republican lawmakers to propose a "Roadmap to Protect Classrooms and Taxpayers," which he said would secure funding for public schools and higher education institutions, while avoiding the Governor's disastrous...
March 27, 2012
SACRAMENTO (March 26, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced that Assembly bill (AB) 1506, of which he is a principal coauthor, was passed in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee today, with bipartisan support. AB 1506 would eliminate an unfair State Responsibility Area Fee, or '...
March 27, 2012
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced that Assembly Bill (AB) 2078, authored by both him and Senator Doug LaMalfa was advanced through the Assembly Public Safety Committee today, with all parties in favor of the bill. "The passage of this bill in the Public Safety committee makes it now very...

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