Current Releases & Opinion

04-3-2017
Following the Governor’s defense of the state’s largest-ever transportation tax proposal - $52 billion – before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senators Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) issued the following statement:
04-3-2017
Senate Bill 54 passed the Senate floor today by a 27-12 vote this afternoon. Anderson, who has been called a “leading anti-sanctuary voice,” released the following statement:
04-3-2017
Sacramento Democrats passed two legislative proposals (Senate Bill 6 (Hueso) and Senate Bill 54 (de León) that would make California a sanctuary state for convicted felons who are in the country illegally and provide free legal service for them.
03-30-2017
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued a statement following the release of a $5.2 billion dollar a year transportation plan pushed through by Governor Brown and Capitol Democrats. The transportation proposal would be the largest gas tax increase in state history and includes a...
03-29-2017
Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) issued the following statement on the five tax transportation increases imposed by the Democratic leadership led by Governor Brown: “$52 billion in new tax increases is what we will be forking over to the government. Negotiated behind closed doors, this is the largest...
03-29-2017
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today reacted to Governor Brown and Legislative Democrats’ announcement of a $5.2 billion road-funding package that imposes permanent new gas taxes and user fees on motorists:
03-29-2017
In response to a tentative agreement on transportation tax increases reached today among Senate Democrats, Assembly Democrats and Governor Jerry Brown, Senator Jeff Stone (R-28th District) released the following statement:
03-29-2017
Senator Scott Wilk, R - Antelope Valley, issued the following statement on the majority party transportation package:
03-29-2017
Today, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) issued the following statement after Governor Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats announced a plan to enact $5 billion per year in new gas taxes and fees on California drivers:
03-29-2017
Today, Assembly and Senate Republicans released a joint statement on the plan unveiled by Governor Jerry Brown, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León to increase transportation taxes and fees by more than $5 billion annually.

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