IDD Select Committee
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), co-chairman of the California Legislative Delta Caucus, today sent the attached letter from the Caucus to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, urging postponement of a hearing scheduled Tuesday morning on State Water Project contract extensions and amendments, which has implications for the proposed Delta tunnels project.
SACRAMENTO – A bill to restore California Highway Patrol officer positions that were cut during the Great Recession is now on the governor’s desk. AB 3135, authored by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, received unanimous bipartisan support in both houses of the Legislature.
SACRAMENTO – The Legislature has sent a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) that seeks to remedy the problem of derelict commercial vessels in Delta waterways to the governor for his approval.
SACRAMENTO – As many as one in five new or expectant mothers will suffer a mental health disorder during pregnancy or in the first year following birth. AB 3032, a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), would ensure mothers who give birth in California hospitals learn about common mental health issues and where to get help. The bill was given final approval by the Assembly today and now goes to the governor for his consideration.
SACRAMENTO – A bill to create a task force whose goal would be to end traffic fatalities in California has been approved by the Legislature and is on the governor’s desk. AB 2363, jointly authored by Assemblymembers Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) and Laura Friedman (D-Glendale), would direct the Secretary of Transportation to create the Zero Traffic Fatalities Task Force, to develop a structured, coordinated process to form policies and reduce traffic fatalities caused by vehicle collisions to zero.
Would make California Transportation Commission an independent entity again
SACRAMENTO – The state Senate has approved a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, which would remove the California Transportation Commission (CTC) from under the jurisdiction of the executive branch and reestablish it is an independent entity in state government. AB 2734, which received unanimous, bipartisan support in both houses of the Legislature, now goes to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.
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