January 23, 2013
“I commend the Governor for voicing the Republican principle of fiscal responsibility. Although the Governor argued for fiscal restraint, he was silent on critical budget reforms like a hard spending cap and a real reserve. The budget is not fixed; it is funded with temporary tax increases. “The...
January 10, 2013
Surrounded by family and friends, former Assemblyman Jim Nielsen was sworn into office today to represent the 4th Senate District. The swearing-in ceremony took place in the Senate Chambers at the State Capitol, with the oath of office administered by longtime friend Associate Justice George...
October 7, 2012
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen was joined by public safety leaders and families of crime victims, speaking against AB 109, the Public Safety Realignment, during a press conference at the State Capitol, Monday, October 8, 2012. Every speaker advocated for the immediate repeal of the failed Realignment...
August 30, 2012
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen speaks up against Assembly Bill 2676 (Calderon), which passed off the Assembly Floor August 30, 2012. This bill would impose upon farmers new regulations, punishable by imprisonment in county jail for up to six months and/or a fine of up to $10,000.
August 24, 2012
Nielsen advocated for the importance of a two thirds vote over a simple majority, and opposed authorizing cities, counties, and special districts to lower the required vote threshold from two thirds to a simple majority vote, for a parcel tax.