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June 15, 2017
Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) and Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba) today asked Governor Brown once again to directly intervene to fund urgent...
June 15, 2017
The Democrat-controlled Legislature passed a record spending budget today by a vote of 28 to 10. Vice Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) issued the following statement:
June 13, 2017
Conspicuously absent from the budget deal negotiated by the Governor and Democrats are projects to improve and upgrade our deteriorated and...
June 9, 2017
Despite the support of a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers, businesses and local agencies, legislative Democrats in Sacramento rejected funding to...
June 1, 2017
With an eye-popping price tag of at least $400 billion each year, the Democrat-led Senate passed out Senate Bill 562 (Lara), a bill to create a...
May 30, 2017
Republican lawmakers are closely monitoring the Brown Administration’s budget calculations following the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office’s testimony that Administration officials may be spending nearly $2 billion over the voter-approved spending limit.
May 25, 2017
Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee will meet at 10am in Room 4203 of the state Capitol to determine the fate of nearly 300 legislative...
May 24, 2017
Following the testimony of the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office that the Brown Administration may be spending nearly $2 billion over the state’s voter-approved spending limit (Gann Limit), Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) and Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) called for transparency in how Brown’s finance officials calculated their spending plan.
May 23, 2017
Below are a few examples of how SB 1’s taxes – which Californians were promised would be spent on fixing our crumbling roads and highways – will actually be used:
May 10, 2017
On behalf of their constituents whose lives and properties are continuously impacted by potential flooding, Senators Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Cathleen...

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