Monday, March 9, 2015

Sacramento, CA Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) honored Lisa Rico on the Assembly Floor as his 2015 Woman of the Year for the 11th Assembly District.

Rico, a 26-year resident of Vacaville, has committed her personal and professional life to enriching the lives of those around her. For 20 years, she ran a small marketing firm in Vacaville that catered to the needs of local businesses and non-profit groups. Rico later decided to close the firm and instead devote her spare time to humanitarian efforts that she was passionate about – art, the empowerment of girls and women, and her community.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Sacramento, CA Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) released the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s budget proposal:

“I commend Governor Brown for highlighting the critical need to support development and long-term sustainability of California’s transportation system. Governor Brown commits to providing a robust set of tools to help address long overdue deferred maintenance on our roads and highways. As Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, I join the Governor’s call to support key freight corridor investments that will help bolster trade, commerce and economic vitality in our state.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) has been named the 2014 Assembly Legislator of the Year by the American Legion, Department of California for his support of veterans and the military.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) was appointed by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D – San Diego) to Chair the Assembly Committee on Transportation for the 2015-16 legislative session. 

“I am honored to be selected by Speaker Atkins as Chair of the Assembly Committee on Transportation,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “During my time in the legislature, I have worked diligently at the state and local level to bring transportation issues to the forefront. I look forward to working with my colleagues, constituents and transportation advocates to develop innovative strategies that will help enhance traffic safety, improve highway infrastructure and restore funding for critically needed projects in California.”

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Los Angeles, CA - The California Small Business Association (CSBA) and the California Small Business Roundtable (CSBR) announced that Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D - Oakley) was named the 2014 California State Assembly "Legislator of the Year."

"Small business owners are the backbone of our economy," said Assemblymember Frazier. "I am very proud to be recognized for my support of legislation that benefits the small business entrepreneur."  

Monday, October 20, 2014

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) has been named the 2014 Legislator of the Year by the Southern California Contractors Association.

In a letter announcing the award, the 40-year association of civil engineering contractors cited the Assemblyman’s commitment to the industry through his chairmanship of the Accountability and Administrative Review Committee, as well as his authorship and support of Assembly Bill 1741. The bill, which ultimately died in committee, would have clarified that the Department of Industrial Relations has the authority to accept a bond as an acceptable means of collateral for hearings regarding the payment of prevailing wages.  It was universally supported by the construction industry.

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.