Press Releases

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.

Monday, August 20, 2018

2018-08-20_press release_Frazier good government CTC independence bill goes to Gov.pdf

Would make California Transportation Commission an independent entity again

SACRAMENTO – The state Senate has approved a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, which would remove the California Transportation Commission (CTC) from under the jurisdiction of the executive branch and reestablish it is an independent entity in state government. AB 2734, which received unanimous, bipartisan support in both houses of the Legislature, now goes to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chair of the Legislature’s Delta Caucus, released the following statement today after it was revealed in a letter to the federal government that the estimated cost of the WaterFix project has risen an additional 22 percent, to $20 billion, since estimates released just last year.

Friday, August 10, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) released the following statement after 19-year veteran CHP Officer Kirk Griess was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Fairfield today.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

2018-08-09_press release_Frazier statement on DMV wait times.pdf

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, released the following statement today on wait times at California Department of Motor Vehicles field offices.