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Friday, May 26, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D - Discovery Bay) joined several of his fellow lawmakers for a joint hearing of three Assembly committees investigating the Oroville Dam catastrophe. Assemblymember Frazier said after the hearing there are still many unanswered questions but he said it’s clear, “The Oroville Dam spillways were poorly maintained and water agencies who benefit failed in their responsibility to ensure the integrity of the dam.” Here’s more about what the committees discovered in this Assembly Access video.  

Monday, May 22, 2017

Sacramento, CA – On Monday, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D - Discovery Bay) passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 64 declaring May 22, 2017 as Special Olympics Day, and subsequently honored the Special Olympics of Northern California (SONC) and the Special Olympics of Southern California (SOSC) by presenting Assembly proclamations for their continued commitment to provide outstanding programs for Californians with and without disabilities.

Monday, May 22, 2017

(Sacramento) – The State Assembly has passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 64, authored by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), declaring May 22, 2017 as Special Olympics Day. "It's beyond amazing that 96,000 Californians have the opportunity each year to participate in the sports they love while developing lifelong friendships and skills,” said Assembymember Frazier.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Following the release of the Governor’s May Revise of the 2017-18 Budget, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Discovery Bay) issues the following statement to commend the continued focus on necessary infrastructure improvements and fiscal solvency:

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Sacramento, CA – In an Assembly oversight hearing Thursday afternoon, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Discovery Bay) highlighted failures on the part of the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) to ensure structural integrity of the Oroville Dam’s main and emergency spillways.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

A bill that will raise the penalties for public candidates who make “willful misrepresentations” on their candidate statements passed the Assembly Elections Committee on Wednesday.

“We can’t allow candidates to dupe the voters saying that snake oil is an actual remedy to their ills,” Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, said in a statement released by his office.

The legislation, Assembly Bill 894, would increase the current fine for a willful misrepresentation in a candidate statement to $10,000.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Legislation by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Discovery Bay) that will raise penalties for candidates for office who make willful misrepresentations on their candidate statements passed the Assembly Elections committee on a 7-to-0 vote.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Discovery Bay) has been re-appointed to the State Public Works Board and the California Transportation Commission, and newly appointed to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Assemblymember Jim Frazier’s (D – Discovery Bay) Assembly Bill 377 recently passed unanimously out of the Assembly Committee on Human Services on a 7-0 vote.

AB 377 provides the authority to the counties of Solano and Diego to develop and implement pilot programs on individualized county child-care subsidy plans.

“Our counties have a far better understanding than the state of needs of their communities,” said Frazier. “AB 377 appropriately allows families who live in high-cost counties to continue having access to quality child care that provides early learning and educational support.”