California has the second highest share of roads in poor condition in the U.S. It is further estimated that 58% of state roads need rehabilitation or pavement maintenance, and nearly 70% of our roads are congested. And with 33 million registered vehicles, California has more cars on the road than any other state in the nation. Read More
Over two million veterans live in the state of California and over 50,000 live in Solano and Contra Costa Counties. We must continue to recognize and reward their sacrifices and their commitment Read More
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Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Frazier (D – Oakley) reacted to the news that the Air Force has finally decided to bring 24 new KC-46A Pegasus refueling tankers to Travis Air Force Base:
“I am pleased to hear that the Air Force has given Travis AFB the honor of taking on this new important refueling mission. I had the unique privilege last year of leading a coalition from the California Legislature to urge the Air Force to consider Travis AFB for the new KC-46A Pegasus refueling tankers. This decision amplifies Travis’ role and reputation in the Defense Department as a top-tier base and I could not be more proud of all the amazing work being done by these incredible men and women.”
Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) released the following statement after Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. released his 2017-18 budget proposal:
“I commend Governor Brown for presenting another balanced budget. The Governor continues to highlight the critical need to find a long-term, comprehensive funding solution for California’s transportation system.
Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Frazier (D – Oakley) made the following statement after Speaker Anthony Rendon (D – Paramount) announced that he was reappointed as Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee:
“I am honored that Speaker Rendon has given me the privilege to continue as Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee.
Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) released the following statement regarding Uber’s unpermitted testing of autonomous vehicles:
“California is the leading state for testing autonomous vehicles and this new technology has been praised for its potentially life-saving safety benefits. Disagreements may exist over the state’s role in the development of these vehicles; however, it is clear that development and testing of self-driving cars must take place according to the law with public safety as the chief concern.
Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D - Oakley) released the following statement regarding the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 in his continued fight to protect the Delta:
“As a defender of the Delta, I plan to introduce legislation to further protect the Delta and those who rely on all it has to offer. I completely disapprove of the last minute language included in the federal water legislation allowing unsustainable water exports south of the Delta.
Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley) introduced AB 63, legislation to reduce vehicle collisions and fatalities among teen drivers by strengthening California’s provisional driver’s license program.
“This bill will help significantly decrease accidents among newly licensed drivers,” stated Frazier. “Increasing the age for a provisional license will ensure that California’s most vulnerable motorists go through proper training to become safe, responsible drivers.”
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.