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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.

Monday, August 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today released the following statement after the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District revealed that an internal audit, overdue by three years, found $6.2 million in operating funds that Fire Board members apparently did not know existed.

Friday, August 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Public Safety Committee has approved a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, which would impose stiff financial penalties on candidates who lie on ballot statements when seeking political office. AB 894 would impose a fine of up to $5,000 if a candidate includes knowingly false information on statements they submit for inclusion on election ballots.

Monday, August 7, 2017

SACRAMENTO – A bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D–Discovery Bay) to significantly decrease the number of waste tires in California and reduce greenhouse gas emissions has advanced to the Senate Appropriations Committee. Frazier’s AB 509 creates the Tire Recycling Incentive Program (TRIP), an incentive-based program that will replace the current ineffective grant-based system.

Friday, August 4, 2017

SACRAMENTO – A bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier’s (D–Discovery Bay) to strengthen Delta levees and flood protection efforts has been approved by the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee and is now in the hands of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Frazier’s AB 732 seeks to extend by two years a maintenance funding program that has been in place for more than 20 years and has greatly increased flood protection.