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Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) was honored as the 2014 Elected Official of the Year by the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) at an award ceremony in Sacramento.
“I feel fortunate to receive an award for doing work that I’m truly passionate about,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “I have spent a lot of quality time at the state and local level to help reestablish our State as an innovative leader in transportation. As Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, I look forward to continuing on the path towards enhancing traffic safety, improving highway infrastructure and restoring funding for critically needed projects in California.”
Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) released the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s 2015-16 revised budget proposal:
“I commend the Governor for his ongoing commitment to fiscal responsibility in keeping a balanced budget. Through his leadership, Governor Brown has made great strides in paying down California’s debt, while also making investments in a rainy day fund for the future.
I applaud the Governor’s commitment to working with the Legislature on a transportation funding proposal that would address overdue repairs and maintenance on the state’s highways, roads and freight corridors. This echoes my longstanding concern that we need sustainable funding to address the improvement of our state’s overall transportation infrastructure.
I look forward to collaborating with the Governor and my colleagues in the Legislature as we work towards a final budget that properly invests in California and addresses our most critical needs.”
Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) presented House Resolution 18 on the Assembly Floor to commemorate the Centennial Celebration of the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
“For the past 100 years, the DMV has made it their mission to provide quality service to communities throughout California,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “As Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, I am proud to recognize the DMV for their hard work and unwavering commitment to motor safety on our roadways.”
Sacramento, CA –Assembly Bill 1369 by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) was approved on a 7-0 vote in the Assembly Education Committee. AB 1369 will help ensure that California public schools are able to properly identify students who may have dyslexia.
“Early identification of dyslexia is extremely important,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “I want to highlight this issue and start a meaningful conversation between parents, teachers and experts so that we can work together towards a solution that will give these students the tools they need for success.”
Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) issued the following statement in response to a Department of Water Resources (DWR) press release announcing the installation of a temporary salinity barrier in the Delta:
“My top priority is to protect water quality in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, for my District and for the state as a whole. California continues to face serious challenges in the wake of this historic drought, and taking preemptive action to limit further devastation is a responsible decision.
Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) has been appointed by Speaker Toni Atkins (D – San Diego) to Chair the Select Committee on Improving Bay Area Transportation Systems.
“This Select Committee provides a forum for Bay Area representatives to discuss important transportation issues on a regional level,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “Each member of this committee brings relevant perspective and expertise to the table. It is my hope that our proactive involvement as a team will bolster meaningful dialogue and offer innovative solutions to address our most critical transportation system needs.”
Frazier Challenges Legislators, Capitol Staff and Media to Join the “It Can Wait” Movement
Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) partnered with AT&T to bring a virtual reality simulator to the State Capitol. The simulator allowed legislators, capitol staff and members of the media to experience firsthand the dangers of texting and driving.
“Cell phone use while driving has been illegal for over five years, yet it is still the cause of more than 200,000 crashes a year,” said Assemblymember Frazier. “For most of us, rehearsed messages and words on paper don’t hit home the way an interactive experience does. I have brought the AT&T virtual reality simulator to the Capitol to emphasize that driving requires an individual’s absolute attention – hands on the wheel, eyes on the road, and mind focused on operating the vehicle.”
Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) honored Lisa Rico on the Assembly Floor as his 2015 Woman of the Year for the 11th Assembly District.
Rico, a 26-year resident of Vacaville, has committed her personal and professional life to enriching the lives of those around her. For 20 years, she ran a small marketing firm in Vacaville that catered to the needs of local businesses and non-profit groups. Rico later decided to close the firm and instead devote her spare time to humanitarian efforts that she was passionate about – art, the empowerment of girls and women, and her community.
Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) released the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s budget proposal:
“I commend Governor Brown for highlighting the critical need to support development and long-term sustainability of California’s transportation system. Governor Brown commits to providing a robust set of tools to help address long overdue deferred maintenance on our roads and highways. As Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, I join the Governor’s call to support key freight corridor investments that will help bolster trade, commerce and economic vitality in our state.
Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) has been named the 2014 Assembly Legislator of the Year by the American Legion, Department of California for his support of veterans and the military.