Press Releases

Friday, September 21, 2018

2018-09-21_press release_Gov signs Frazier clean energy truck bill AB 2061.pdf

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, which clears the path to start replacing diesel and gasoline fueled commercial trucks with zero-emission and near-zero-emission models. AB 2061 was approved by the Legislature with strong bipartisan support.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

2018-09-19_press release_Gov signs Frazier bill AB 2441 to remove derelict commercial vessels.pdf

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) that seeks to remedy the problem of derelict commercial vessels in Delta waterways. Assembly Bill 2441 directs the State Lands Commission, in consultation with state and local agencies, to develop a comprehensive plan for the removal of these hazardous craft.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Letter from Delta Caucus urges postponement of tunnel hearings.

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.

Friday, August 31, 2018

2018-08-31_press release_Frazier bill AB 3135 to fund more CHP officers goes to Gov.pdf

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.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

2018-08-30_press release_Frazier bill AB 2441 to remove derelict commercial vessels goes to Gov.pdf

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.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

2018-08-28_press release_ Frazier MMH bill AB 3032 goes to Gov.pdf

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.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

2018-08-28_Frazier press release_AB 2363 bill to reduce traffic fatalities goes to governor.pdf

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.