Press Releases

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

2018-04-25_press release_Three Frazier bills advance this week.pdf

SACRAMENTO – Assembly policy committees approved three bills by Assemblymember Jim Frazier this week. The bills seek to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities find and retain quality employment and assist new mothers struggling with maternal mental health issues.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

2018-04-19_press release_Frazier bill to boost Donate Life California passes 1st committee test.pdf

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee has approved a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) to boost funding for Donate Life California, the nonprofit that administers California’s organ and tissue donor registry. AB 2096 would add the Donate Life California Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund to California tax return forms, allowing taxpayers to donate all or a portion of their tax refunds to the fund.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

2018-04-12_press release_Frazier resolution designates Special Olympics Day in California.pdf

SACRAMENTO – The Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports program for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Through the power of sports, children and adults with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths, abilities, confidence, and success on the playing field and in life.

Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) authored Assembly Concurrent Resolution 210 to recognize the accomplishments of the Special Olympics and designate April 11 as Special Olympics Day in California. The full Assembly approved ACR 210 with a unanimous vote.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

2018-04-010_AB 2096 press release_Frazier authors bill to boost organ donation.pdf

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, has introduced a bill to help the nonprofit that administers California’s organ and tissue registry raise more funds to help it carry out its vital mission. AB 2096 would establish a voluntary contribution fund for Donate Life California, giving state tax filers the option to donate all or part of their tax refunds to DLC when they are filling out their tax forms.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) issued the following statement today after the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Board of Directors voted to finance the majority of the proposed Delta twin tunnels plan:

“Californians deserve comprehensive 21st century water management solutions in light of climate change and more frequent and devastating droughts, not a decades old plan that creates no benefit and picks the pockets of hard-working people.

Monday, April 9, 2018

2018-04-09press-releasecommittee-approves-frazier-abandoned-vessel-clean-bill.pdf

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly’s Natural Resources Committee today unanimously approved AB 2441, a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, which would secure funding to remove abandoned and derelict commercial marine vessels throughout the Delta region.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

2018-03-22_press release_Frazier Reso recognizes Nat Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.pdf

VIDEO: Assemblymember Frazier presents HR 89 on Assembly Floor https://bit.ly/2IJH58f

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, today presented a House Resolution on the Floor of the Assembly recognizing March as National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The full Assembly unanimously approved HR 89.