January 27, 2016
Governor Brown today announced his “Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016” to relax California’s prison sentencing laws. Citing rising crime rates, Senator Jim Nielsen, former Chairman of the Board of Prison Terms, criticized the Governor’s less than realistic outlook for these convicted prisoners.
January 21, 2016
Governor Brown today delivered his State of the State address to lawmakers. Senate Budget Vice Chair - Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) – issued the following statement:
December 10, 2015
Families, healthcare providers and supporters marched to the State Capitol Thursday to highlight the lack of state funding for California’s most...
October 7, 2015
Compensation for citizens who have been wrongly accused and incarcerated of a crime will now be increased from $100 to $140 a day; a welcome piece of...
October 7, 2015
The Governor today signed Senate Bill 350 (de León) into law. Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review, Senator Jim Nielsen (R-...