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Nielsen Calls On Attorney General To Join Lawsuit To Stop Health-Care Mandate
March 25, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen today called on California's Attorney General Jerry Brown to join 14 other states (and counting) in suing the federal government over the health care takeover bill that Congress passed last Sunday. Noting that the plan is unconstitutional because Congress cannot force people...
Nielsen Applauds Passage Of AB 1644 (Proper Burial Of Unclaimed Veteran Remains)
March 24, 2010
AB1644, authored by Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), passed unanimously out of the Assembly Judiciary Committee yesterday. The bill allows veterans organizations, such as the Missing in America Project, to go into mortuaries across California in order to locate and identify the unclaimed...
Nielsen Calls On Governor To Delay AB 32
March 24, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) joined with Senator Cogdill R-Modesto) and fellow members of the Assembly Republican Caucus today, demanding the Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger delay the implementation of AB 32 - the Global Warming Act of 2006, since it is costing California numerous jobs across...
Nielsen Receives Perfect Score From National Federation Of Independent Buisness
March 16, 2010
(Sacramento) - Assemblyman Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced that he has received a 100% pro-jobs rating from the National Federation of Independent Business, the nation's leading advocate for small businesses and job creation. The National Federal of Independent Business is the leading advocate for...
California Forward Proposals To 'Reform' Government Hurt Taxpayers
March 11, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) commented today on the reform package that was announced by Senate President Pro Temp Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Assembly Speak John Perez (D-Los Angeles) this morning. The package contains several pieces, including a proposal that would do away with the...
Nielsen Honors Becky Quigley as 2nd Assembly District 'Woman Of The Year'
March 8, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) recognized Weed resident Becky Quigley as his 2nd Assembly District Woman of the Year. Ms. Quigley was honored during the annual ceremony on the Assembly Floor today, highlighting the outstanding achievements of women from the State Assembly's 80 districts. In...
Nielsen Honored By Private Universities
March 5, 2010
Assemblyman Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced today that he has been honored by the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) for his work in preserving Cal Grants for students "who, because of their grants, are able to realize their educational goals and help assure that...
Nielsen Submits Statement On UC Meeting
March 2, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), vice chairman of the Assembly Budget Committee, met for more than 45 minutes with student representatives and UC administrators Monday afternoon as part of the annual UC lobby day. The meeting, the entirety of which was covered by both KCRA TV and UC student...
Nielsen Supports Lawsuit To Halt Early Release
February 17, 2010
At a press conference held today at Bill Bean Jr. Memorial Park, dedicated to a Sacramento policeman murdered by a parolee in 1999, Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) joined Crime Victims United of California (CVUC), Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, and Assemblyman Ted Lieu (D-Torrance)...
Nielsen Honored By The Northern California Water Association
February 12, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) was honored yesterday by the Northern California Water Association, at their Annual Meeting in Yuba City. The award was presented by Steve Danna, Chairman of NCWA, in recognition of his "continued leadership and dedication to protecting the economy and environment...
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