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Taxpayers Are Penalized For Overpaying Taxes Under The New May Revise
May 22, 2012
SACRAMENTO (May 22, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced today that a budget trailer bill being included in the May revision would authorize the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) to impose a 20 percent penalty on taxpayer overpayments, unless the refund claim for the excessive amount has a...
Nielsen Reacts To LAO Analysis of Governor's May Revised Budget Proposal
May 18, 2012
SACRAMENTO (May 18, 2012) - 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 May budget proposal: "Today's report by the nonpartisan LAO underscores what...
Nielsen Flood Protection Bill Passes The Assembly Floor With Unanimous Support
May 17, 2012
SACRAMENTO (May 17, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced that Assembly Bill (AB) 2509 was passed with unanimous support on the Assembly Floor today. This bill allows for an exemption in the State Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA), specifically allowing for the excavation or grading...
Nielsen Reacts To Governor's May Revise Budget "More Funding What Is Broken"
May 14, 2012
SACRAMENTO (May 14, 2012) - Assembly Budget Committee Vice Chair Jim Nielsen, (R-Gerber) today issued the following statement in response to the release of Governor Brown's revised budget plan. "Had the cuts in the May Revise budget been implemented last January when the governor first proposed...
Nielsen Is Recognized As Legislator Of The Year 2011 By CA Veterans Association
May 10, 2012
SACRAMENTO (May 10, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) has been selected as Legislator of the Year for 2011 by The California Association of County Veterans Service Officers (CACVSO) and was given this award during CACVSO conference yesterday in Sacramento. "I feel honored to receive this...
Nielsen Protects 2nd Amendment Rights, Opposes Ban On Open Carry
May 3, 2012
SACRAMENTO (May 3, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) defended the Second Amendment Rights of law-abiding citizens by opposing AB 1527 on the Assembly Floor today. Despite opposition from all Republicans the bill passed on a party-line vote. This bill, if signed into law, would ban the open...
Funding For Personnel To Collect SRA Fire Tax Is Delayed In Assembly Budget Subcommittee
April 25, 2012
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced today that the State Responsibility Fire Service Area (SRA) Fire Tax issue was considered in the Assembly Budget Subcommittee 3. In a bi-partisan manner the Committee chose not to consider the funding needed to create the necessary positions at the Board...
Nielsen Joins Crime Victims At Capitol March - They Deserve Justice Through Death Penalty
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...
Nielsen's Cause To Open The Redding Veterans Home Is Advanced In Budget Subcommittee
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...
Nielsen Bill to Strengthen Protection for Children Passes Judiciary Committee
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...
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