Releases and Articles

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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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