Releases and Articles

June 9, 2011
(Sacramento) - Assembly Budget Committee Vice Chair Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), today issued the following statement following a hearing on the May Revise budget: "Today's action in budget committee was a complete façade," said Nielsen. " There is nothing in this budget 'framework' that is worthy of...
May 26, 2011
(Sacramento) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) issued today the following statement regarding the recent inspector general audit that revealed the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) improper release of 450 dangerous inmates. " If we cannot trust the CDCR to properly...
May 23, 2011
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision that could result in a mass release of more than 40,000 convicted criminals from California state prisons. "The court's decision is an egregious travesty of justice," said Nielsen. "I...
May 19, 2011
(Sacramento) - Assembly Budget Committee Vice Chair Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), today issued the following statement after the Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) released an analysis of the Governor's revised budget proposal: " It's great news that the non-partisan Legislative Analyst affirms that the...
May 16, 2011
(Sacramento) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) commented today on Governor Brown's May Revise Budget plan. Last week, Nielsen, Vice Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, and his Republican colleagues presented a roadmap that would solve the state budget deficit without raising taxes and...
May 16, 2011
El asambleísta Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), envoa hoy el siguiente comunicado en repuesta de la revisión de mayo del presupuesto del gobernador Brown. La semana pasada, Nielsen, Vicepresidente de la comisión del presupuesto de la asamblea, y sus colegas republicanos presentaron un plan que resuelva el...
May 9, 2011
When I think of conservation of public land and natural resources, I think of President Theodore Roosevelt and the famous trailblazer John Muir. The legacy left behind by these two American icons is remarkable. Between the two of them, they helped save Yosemite Valley, protect Sequoia National Park...
May 3, 2011
Assembly Bill 168, authored by Assembly-members Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), Cathleen Galgiani (D-Livingston), and Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo), was defeated in the Assembly Public Safety Committee today with all Democrats on the Committee voting NO. AB 168 is a bipartisan bill that allows for critical...
May 2, 2011
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) released the following statement regarding the killing of one of the most notorious terrorists in history. "The death of Osama bin Laden is testimony to the relentless pursuit of justice by the United States since 9/11 through both the Bush and Obama...
April 15, 2011
(Sacramento) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) responded to the Governor's press conference regarding the Public Safety Realignment on April 13 at the State Capitol. "The public safety realignment is a public safety disaster and an egregious breach of justice," said Nielsen following the...

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