Press Releases

Monday, March 19, 2018

2018-03-19_statement_Frazier statement on autonomous vehicle fatality in Ariz.pdf

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, issued the following statement today after reports that a self-driving vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona Sunday.

Friday, March 16, 2018


WATCH: Frazier testifies on importance of Career Technical Education

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, has become a coauthor of legislation to invest $1.5 billion in Career Technical Education (CTE) at California’s K-12 public schools.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Video: Assemblymember Frazier asks Budget Subcommittee for funding to expand employment opportunities for those with developmental disabilities

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today announced the membership of the newly created Assembly Select Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, which he chairs.

Thursday, March 15, 2018


SACRAMENTO – Citing his strong support for veterans since taking office in 2012, the California State Commanders Veterans Council has named Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) Legislator of the Year for 2018. The Council noted Frazier’s two-year battle to get a veteran designation on California driver licenses (which became law in 2015), legislation he authored to create the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Honor Committee and his ongoing advocacy on behalf of veterans at the Capitol.

Friday, March 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California High Speed Rail Authority today released an updated business plan with new cost estimates and timeline for completion. Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, issued the following statement.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

DISCOVERY BAY – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today announced that the Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) has begun the battle to control the spread of aquatic invasive plants that can clog Delta waterways.

DBW this week began mechanical harvesting of three types of aquatic invasive species and will soon start using herbicides to control the rest.

Friday, March 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Employment records obtained from a recent Public Records Act request reveal that Karla Nemeth, Gov. Jerry Brown’s choice to head the Department of Water Resources (DWR), may have a conflict of interest that compromises her ability to objectively lead an agency tasked with managing the state’s massive water infrastructure on behalf of all Californians.