Releases and Articles

August 10, 2012
SACRAMENTO (August 10, 2012) - Senator Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) and Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) commented today on the announcement that the state will begin mailing bills to residents in State Responsibility Areas, widely known as the fire tax. Put forward by Governor Brown, the proposal...
August 9, 2012
SACRAMENTO (August 9, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) participated this afternoon in an informational hearing, Assembly Budget Subcommittee 6, where the Department of Finance, Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) and Controller's Office representatives testified in front of Legislators on...
August 8, 2012
SACRAMENTO (August 8, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) participated today in a bi-partisan press conference where he announced a call for the Joint Legislative Audit Committee to approve a thorough and immediate audit of the California Department of Parks and Recreation. Together with...
August 8, 2012
SACRAMENTO (August 8, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced that the Joint Legislative Audit Committee has granted permission this afternoon for a thorough audit to be conducted expediently in the Department of Parks and Recreation. Legislators on both sides of the aisle have come...
August 8, 2012
(Sacramento) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced today that the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACU) has designated him as an ACU Conservative in recognition of his consistent support of conservative principles on a wide range of issues during 2012 legislative session. "I feel...
August 6, 2012
SACRAMENTO (August 6, 2012) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced that Assembly Bill (AB) 2509 was passed unanimously in the Assembly today after being returned with amendments from the Senate, and is now heading to the Governor, where he will have two weeks to sign or veto the bill. This...
July 30, 2012
California does not have a problem of revenues, there's plenty coming in each year. It has a spending problem, and last week's exposure of financial scandal at the Department of Parks and Recreation constitutes the latest slap in the face to taxpayers. The head of the Department of Parks and...
July 30, 2012
(Sacramento) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) today released the following statement in response to media reports that there are tens of millions of underreported dollars in over 17 state special funds and the outrageous practice of operating under an honor system rather than detailed...
July 25, 2012
Governor Brown has chosen to initiate "Water War Two." The first was his proposal to build a Peripheral Canal around the Delta that was roundly rejected by the voters in 1982. The governor staked his first tenure as governor on this dream, a dream that he now resurrects as, literally-a "Pipe Dream...
July 18, 2012
By the action of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, we now have Central Valley Flood Protection Plan - California's first comprehensive flood protection plan in almost a century. The Plan is long due in coming and poses many opportunities to improve flood protection and reduce flood risk...

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