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January 13, 2017
Northstate’s veteran lawmaker – Senator Jim Nielsen – once again was unanimously elected by his colleagues to serve as chairman of the Republican Caucus.
January 10, 2017
Senate Budget Vice-Chair Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) issued the following statement on the governor’s budget proposal:
January 4, 2017
Senate Budget Vice-Chair Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) questions the value of hiring expensive private attorneys at a retainer fee of $25,000 per month to “advise on potential legal challenges with the incoming Trump Administration” by California’s Democratic legislative leaders by issuing the following statement:
November 16, 2016
Vice Chair of the Senate Budget Committee Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) issued the following statement regarding the Legislative Analyst’s budget...
October 31, 2016
The California State Senate today requests, in the strongest possible terms, for Congress to expedite all actions necessary to permanently waive the requirement that our state’s Army National Guard members repay federal financial incentives they received in exchange for wartime reenlistment.
October 24, 2016
Chair of the California State Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), telephoned the Chairman of the House Armed Services...
October 4, 2016
Citing his experience and strong advocacy of small businesses, the National Federation of Independent Business/California (NFIB) awarded Senator Jim...