Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Assemblymember Jim Frazier Issues Legislative Update for 2014

Sacramento, CA Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) issued the following statement regarding the successful the passage of 11 major bills in 2014:

“I viewed this year’s legislative package as an opportunity to make critical improvements in many priority policy areas. In 2014, we were able to secure significant victories for California veterans and students, while also addressing important issues concerning transportation, public safety, business and protection of the environment. I am grateful that Governor Brown appreciated the considerable merits of these bills, and I look forward to seeing the positive effects this legislation will have for my district and for California as a whole.”

Monday, September 29, 2014

Legislation by Assemblymember Frazier Will Help Improve the Lives of California Veterans

Sacramento, CA – Assembly Bill 935, authored by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley), was signed into law by Governor Brown over the weekend. Beginning Veterans Day of 2015, this legislation will allow a veteran to apply for a California driver’s license or identification card with a designation that clearly identifies the individual as a veteran. 

“California is home to the nation’s largest veteran population, nearly two million, yet almost one million have not been identified,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “Not only will AB 935 honor our state’s veterans, it will also play a critical role in improving access to resources, benefits and services for individuals who have served our country.”

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) released the following statement regarding the Legislature’s passage of the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014:

“Assembly Bill 1471, which will appear as Proposition 1 on the November ballot, allocates $7.5 billion to address California’s most urgent water needs. 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) spoke at the “No Delta Tunnels Rally!” at the State Capitol in Sacramento.

The rally marked the last day for the public to comment on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP). Attendees rallied to oppose the plan in its current form, and urged Governor Brown to redraft the strategy, to reexamine the Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) and to enact a new public comment period with increased transparency and accessibility.

“The BDCP is absolutely not a conservation plan,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “The conveyance of water through the twin tunnels will mean the total decimation of the Delta.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Assembly Bill 2099 Approved By Senate Education Committee

Sacramento, CA – Assembly Bill 2099, authored by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley), defends veterans educational benefits by providing the necessary oversight and protections for those who have been targeted by for-profit colleges that practice misleading and deceptive recruiting techniques.

“I want to see our veterans thrive when using their educational benefits,” said Assemblymember Frazier.  “It is absolutely unacceptable that some schools put more money into recruitment than they put into their curriculum.  It is my hope that this legislation will provide a path for our veterans to succeed in their educational aspirations.”

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) named Derek McGinnis and Janet Wilson as his 2014 Veterans of the Year for the 11th Assembly District.

“I appreciate the monumental sacrifices that Derek and Janet have made for our state and our country,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “The bravery they have exhibited in the line of duty cannot be overstated, and it is my privilege to honor them as my Veterans of the Year.”

Monday, June 16, 2014

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) presented an Assembly Resolution to the Travis Brass of the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West.

“Travis Brass is a group of truly talented, top-notch performers,” said Assemblymember Jim Frazier. “These individuals demonstrate skill and professionalism in all facets of their duties, and I am proud to honor them today for their unwavering commitment to excellence.”

Monday, June 16, 2014

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) recognized B & L Properties II as the 11th Assembly District Small Business of the Year in a ceremony at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento.

“B & L’s owners, Debra and Anthony Russo, have a long standing reputation for serving their community,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “They have worked tirelessly to help create an atmosphere where both businesses and families can thrive, and I am honored to recognize B & L Properties II as the 11th Assembly District Small Business of the Year,”

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) made the following statement regarding the Legislature’s approval of the 2014-15 Budget:

“After months of collaboration between the Governor and the Legislature, I am pleased to see a balanced budget that restores many cuts from recent years, pays down significant debt and establishes a healthy reserve for our state.