Press Releases

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
 
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) has successfully shepherded a bill through the Legislature that promises to save lives by better preparing novice drivers before they receive unrestricted driver licenses. AB 63 extends the provisional driver license program, which in 20 years of existence has proven to save the lives of drivers 18 and younger, to all drivers under the age of 21. The bill now goes to the governor for his signature.
Monday, September 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today issued the following statement on the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Friday, September 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, released the following statement today after it was revealed a federal audit found the Bureau of Reclamation spent nearly $85 million in taxpayer funds on planning for the Delta tunnels project that should have been paid for by Central Valley water contractors.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced today it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that began under the Obama administration.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

SACRAMENTO – An Assembly Concurrent Resolution designating a portion of Highway 4 between Brentwood and Antioch in East Contra Costa County the “Police Sergeant Scott Lunger Memorial Highway” passed both houses of the Legislature and has been enacted.

ACR 49 was authored by Assemblymember Frazier (D-Discovery Bay). It designates the section of Highway 4 from Balfour Road in Brentwood to Laurel Road in Antioch in memory of Sgt. Lunger, a Brentwood resident who was shot and killed in the line of duty while serving with the Hayward Police Department in 2015.

Monday, August 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today released the following statement after the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District revealed that an internal audit, overdue by three years, found $6.2 million in operating funds that Fire Board members apparently did not know existed.

Friday, August 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Public Safety Committee has approved a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, which would impose stiff financial penalties on candidates who lie on ballot statements when seeking political office. AB 894 would impose a fine of up to $5,000 if a candidate includes knowingly false information on statements they submit for inclusion on election ballots.