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Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) introduced AB28, legislation allowing the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to continue as the decision maker for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
“This bill seeks to ensure environmental protection while also moving projects forward in a safe, expedited process,” stated Assemblymember Frazier. “By granting Caltrans this authority, California will continue to experience substantial time and cost savings.”
Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) introduced AB1, a sensible and realistic approach to tackling California’s crumbling transportation infrastructure.
“My commitment to passing a comprehensive funding plan that addresses California’s failing transportation system will not waiver,” stated Assemblymember Frazier. “This proposal dedicates billions to road and highway repairs that our state so desperately needs while also creating tens of thousands of good paying jobs.”
SACRAMENTO, CA –Assemblymember Jim Frazier, whose 11th Assembly District includes much of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, has called upon a state board to reject a change in water rights as proposed by proponents of the Delta twin tunnels project.
“My constituents expect to be protected by the State of California,” Frazier said in a six-page letter to the State Water Resources Control Board, which is considering a petition to divert water from the Sacramento River into the tunnels that would be built by the California WaterFix Project.
(Sacramento) – California’s Cal Grant program provides thousands of students with the money they need to pay for college. Don’t delay – apply now to find out if a Cal Grant is right for you. Watch this Public Service Announcement from Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) to learn more about the Cal Grant program.
Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) and Senator Jim Beall (D – San Jose) introduced companion bills – ABX1 26 and SBX1 1 – in the 1st Extraordinary Session to address California’s transportation funding crisis.
Sacramento, CA – Yesterday, The Road Information Program (TRIP) released a report detailing the current status of California’s transportation system, confirming Assemblymember Frazier’s (D – Oakley) claims that road conditions will continue to worsen without passing a transportation funding plan.
Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley), Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, conducted an oversight hearing to discuss the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB’s) transportation-related programs.
Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Frazier (D – Oakley) issued the following statement after the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by renewing a series of two-year delivery contracts for agricultural customers located south of the Delta:
“After numerous lawsuits, the court’s decision validates what environmental and Delta advocates have been saying for years. This is a rare, yet sweet, victory for those of us calling for restrained pumping levels and a closer look into the detrimental effects to the Delta’s ecosystem.
Sacramento, CA – Last week, Governor Brown signed Assemblymember Frazier’s (D – Oakley) bill to remedy an inconsistency within the State Highway Operation and Protection (SHOPP) by stating that projects relating to operational improvements on state highways are eligible for inclusion in the program.
“I commend the Governor for signing AB 2289 into law. This bill adds another layer of transparency to ensure that these funds are used in the appropriate manner,” stated Frazier. “As we increasingly look to traffic operation improvements to provide greater efficiencies in the operation of the state highway system, AB 2289 makes it abundantly clear that these operational improvements are to be included in the SHOPP.”