Skip to main content
Releases and Articles
In Case You Missed It
Become An Intern
E-mail the Senator
Subscribe to the Mailing List
Releases and Articles
2016 and Earlier
Nielsen's Williamson Act Bill, AB 2530, Signed Into Law
September 28, 2010
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced last night that he has signed Assemblyman Nielsen's (R-Gerber) Assembly Bill 2530 into law. The bill, intended to save the Williamson Act, will go into effect starting January 1, 2011. The Williamson Act is a partnership between landowners, counties, and the...
Nielsen's Williamson Act Bill Passes, Sent To Governor
September 1, 2010
On Tuesday, Assemblyman Jim Nielsen's (R-Gerber) Assembly Bill 2530 passed out of the Assembly with a 78-0 vote. The bill, intended to save the Williamson Act, will now head to the Governor's desk for signage. The bill is a result of months of negotiations between Assemblyman Nielsen and...
Nielsen Argues for a Responsible Budget, Against Tax Increases
August 31, 2010
Assembly Budget Vice-Chair Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) presented Senate Bill 873 today in the State Assembly. This bill represents the Republican view of controlling persistent, excessive spending and achieving a responsible budget for California. This bill funds vital programs like public safety while...
Nielsen Speaks Against SB 399 - Proclaims Justice
August 26, 2010
(Sacramento) - On Tuesday Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) spoke out against Senate Bill 399 by Senator Yee. The kind of inmates to which SB 399 applies are almost exclusively criminals who were convicted of first degree murder with one or more special circumstance and were 16 or 17 years old at...
Nielsen Bill To Protect Williamson Act Passes Committee - Sent To Senate Floor
August 24, 2010
Assembly Bill 2530 by Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), which protects and strengthens the Williamson Act, passed unanimously out of the Senate Local Government Committee today. The Williamson Act, originally passed 45 years ago, has been decimated due to budgetary constraints. Last year, the...
Nielsen Opposes Union Sponsored Card-Check Bill
August 16, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) stood in opposition to Senate Bill 1474 by Senator Steinberg (D-Sacramento) on the Assembly Floor today. SB 1474 would circumvent the democratic process by authorizes the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) to disqualify a fair labor election and allow...
Nielsen Opposes Judge's Decision on Gay Marriage - Urges Appeal
August 4, 2010
Assemblyman Nielsen (R-Gerber) released the following statement today after a federal judge ruled the voter-approved Proposition 8 unconstitutional. "I am deeply disappointed that a lone federal judge would disregard the direct vote of the people of California, overturning the lawful Constitutional...
Nielsen Statement On The Passing Of Senator Dave Cox
July 13, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) released the following statement on the passing of State Senator Dave Cox (R-Fair Oaks), who succumbed Tuesday after battling prostate cancer for the past 13 years. "California has lost a truly great leader, one who has a made a significant mark on local...
Nielsen Comments on AP Report of Negligent Parole Policies
July 8, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) released the following statement today regarding the report released by the Associated Press, that showed negligence on the part of parole agents and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR): "The report released by the AP today is...
Assemblyman Nielsen Honors Lieutenant Colonel Carl Bott as Veteran of the Year
June 25, 2010
On Wednesday, June 23rd Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) honored Lieutenant Colonel Carl Bott, USMC (Ret) as the 2nd Assembly District Veteran of the Year. Nielsen presented Bott with an Assembly Resolution detailing his service and commitment to our nation during an Assembly ceremony. "America...
Contact the Senator
Join the Mailing List