Assemblyman Jim Frazier hosted a Senior Scam Stopper event yesterday at the Brentwood Senior Center where a panel of experts shared stories, tips, and potential responses if you are a victim of fraud.
FAIRFIELD — A bill that would change some requirements for teens and their driver’s licenses passed the Assembly on Monday.
The bill from Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, would add restrictions to the provisional licensing program. AB 1113 would require the provisional license to last until a person was 18 and lower the nighttime restriction an hour to 10 p.m. It proposes to increase the age of passengers to 21 years old and would increase the length of a learner permit to nine months.
Assemblyman Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) released the following statement today in response to reported comments from California Natural Resources Deputy Director Jerry Meral that “BDCP is not about, and has never been about saving the Delta. The Delta cannot be saved.”
“I am appalled by the reported statement from the Deputy Director. This confirms what many of us in the Delta region have long suspected: that BDCP is not about Delta restoration, it’s about Southern California water interests.
Here are a few photographs from Saturdays 2nd Annual Discovery Bay Earth Day event which had plenty of kid friendly activities with crafts and games at the Discovery Bay Community Center. Assemblyman Jim Frazier and Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Piepho were on hand to share their thoughts on Earth Day, but more importantly, shared their love of the Delta and how they are fighting to protect it.
On a side note, Community Services Director Kevin Graves took me to a plot of land that will be used for a community garden. The planting beds were build in the morning and can be rented out for $100 which includes water in that cost. So far, four of the planting areas have been reserved.
There is a natural excitement that comes anytime one takes on a new project or starts a new job. It's a youthful sort of enthusiasm that can be contagious and which, unfortunately, often burns out after too many days, months or years on the project or job.
I don't see that happening with Solano County's newest legislative representative.
FAIRFIELD — Solano County’s representatives in the state Assembly are getting ready to work on a state budget without facing financial projections awash in red ink, a change from recent years.
“We are in different times, perhaps more hopeful times,” Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada said at Friday’s Solano Economic Development Corp. monthly breakfast.
FAIRFIELD — Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, introduced Assembly Bill 531 Wednesday, which is passed would allow California military veterans to apply for a driver’s license that identifies them as a veteran.
The objective of the bill is to allow veterans to quickly and easily identify themselves and access their services and benefits using a driver’s license, without having to carry around official discharge papers.
Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Solano, introduced his first bill in the California State Assembly recently.
Assembly Bill 287, would require the California Department of Veterans Affairs to annually compile a list of names of eligible Vietnam veterans to be added to the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Did you think could text using a hands-free device, California drivers? That liberty may be short-lived if a proposed new law is approved.
Less than two months after a state law went into effect allowing motorists to compose text messages and emails by voice while on the road, a state legislator has proposed a bill to ban the practice.
What the state Legislature giveth, the Legislature can taketh away.
Just months after lawmakers approved a law allowing California motorists to text while driving if they use hands-free, voice-activated devices, Assemblyman Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) has introduced a bill to outlaw the practice.