Saturday, October 14, 2017

Those impacted by fires will be eligible for FEMA disaster assistance

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today attended a community meeting and press conference in Santa Rosa about the wildfires burning out of control in California with U.S. Senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein, Gov. Jerry Brown and other federal, state and local officials.  Afterward, he released the following statement:

Saturday, October 7, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Middle and high school students in California public schools will receive education on how to spot the early warning signs of abusive relationships under a bill authored by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) that Gov. Jerry Brown signed today.

Frazier’s bill, AB 643, adds instruction on how to recognize early warning signs of adolescent relationship abuse and intimate partner violence to sexual health education at California public schools, for grades 7-12.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown today announced he has signed AB 718, a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) that is designed to reduce pesticide spraying on private wetlands by allowing property owners to initiate best management practices agreements with local mosquito control districts.Pintail duck

Thursday, September 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today voted ‘no’ on SB 595, which would require the nine Bay Area counties to hold a special election, known as Regional Measure 3, to propose raising tolls on state-owned bridges in the Bay Area. Following the vote, he issued the following statement:

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) has successfully shepherded a bill through the Legislature that promises to save lives by better preparing novice drivers before they receive unrestricted driver licenses. AB 63 extends the provisional driver license program, which in 20 years of existence has proven to save the lives of drivers 18 and younger, to all drivers under the age of 21. The bill now goes to the governor for his signature.
Monday, September 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today issued the following statement on the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Friday, September 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, released the following statement today after it was revealed a federal audit found the Bureau of Reclamation spent nearly $85 million in taxpayer funds on planning for the Delta tunnels project that should have been paid for by Central Valley water contractors.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced today it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that began under the Obama administration.

Friday, September 1, 2017

(Sacramento) - The California Assembly approved a measure presented by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, to name a portion of a southern California highway after former President Obama. Senate Concurrent Resolution 8 names a specified portion of State Highway 134 between State Highway 2 and Interstate 210 in Los Angeles County as the President Barack H. Obama Memorial Highway. The 44tth President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama was born in Hawaii on August 4, 1961 and obtained his early education in Jakarta, Indonesia and Hawaii. President Obama began his college education in California, attending Occidental College in Eagle Rock from 1979 to 1981. He lived in Pasadena during his sophomore year. More details on this Assembly Access video.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

SACRAMENTO – An Assembly Concurrent Resolution designating a portion of Highway 4 between Brentwood and Antioch in East Contra Costa County the “Police Sergeant Scott Lunger Memorial Highway” passed both houses of the Legislature and has been enacted.

ACR 49 was authored by Assemblymember Frazier (D-Discovery Bay). It designates the section of Highway 4 from Balfour Road in Brentwood to Laurel Road in Antioch in memory of Sgt. Lunger, a Brentwood resident who was shot and killed in the line of duty while serving with the Hayward Police Department in 2015.