Press Releases

Monday, March 18, 2019

Will name Interstate 505 from I-80 interchange to Vaca Valley Parkway in memory of CHP officer killed while on duty in August

SACRAMENTO – The full Assembly today approved Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 4, which names a segment of Interstate 505 in Vacaville in the memory of CHP Officer Kirk Anthony Griess, who was struck and killed by a distracted driver in August while conducting a traffic stop on I-80 in Fairfield.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Transportation Committee also approves Frazier jointly authored bill to increase penalties for using phone illegally while driving

SACRAMENTO – At its first hearing of the new legislative session, the Assembly Transportation Committee this week approved a resolution by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) to name a portion of Interstate 505 in Vacaville in the memory of CHP Officer Kirk Anthony Griess, who was killed on duty last August.

Friday, March 8, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) has introduced a good government bill to increase transparency at the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA). Assembly Bill 939 would require CalEPA and its boards, departments and offices (BDOs), including the Air Resources Board, to publish material and presentations at least 72 hours prior to workshops, hearings or any proceeding that involves the public.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Delta Stewardship Council was created by legislation 10 years ago to develop the Delta Plan and manage the plan after its implementation. But residents of the Delta region are barely represented on the Stewardship Council, which makes decisions that affect the economy and environmental health of the Delta region and the everyday lives of the people who live here.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) has introduced a bill to streamline the process disabled veterans must go through to obtain a special license plate.

Assembly Bill 408 will expand the number of agencies that can confirm a disabled veteran’s status to include the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and county veteran service offices.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) has introduced AB 380, a bill to create the Independent Office of the Transportation Inspector General, which would be an autonomous entity in state government with oversight over all transportation spending in state government.

“Mismanagement at the Department of Motor Vehicles, cost overruns and poor contract management at the High-Speed Rail Authority, and the final cost of the Bay Bridge are examples of why we need truly independent oversight over the tens of billions of dollars the state spends each year on transportation,” said Frazier, who chairs the Assembly Transportation Committee.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Chair of Assembly Transportation Committee praises Gov’s message on HSR

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, released the following statement today after California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered his first State of the State Address before a joint session of the Legislature.