In the News

March 24, 2017
Senator Beall's March Newsletter. In this Issue:
  • Legislation
  • Women of the Year
February 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 1, an urgency bill to kick-start billions of dollars in long overdue street and highway repairs, was approved today on a 8-3 vote by the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee.

“This is a first step toward making our roads safer, improving our quality of life and giving a much needed boost to our economy,’’ said Senator Jim Beall, who oversees the committee. “With much of our road and bridge infrastructure past its expected lifespan, rehab and maintenance costs for both the state system and local streets and roads are skyrocketing. 

February 10, 2017

Senator Beall's February Newsletter. In this Issue:

  • Meet Me For Community Coffee.
  • Bills Introduced
  • Internship Opportunities
January 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO -- Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, chairman of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, issues this statement regarding Gov. Brown’s State of the State address:

“Fixing our transportation infrastructure is a high priority and I agree with Gov. Brown that California is ready to work with the new administration if it is earnest in preserving and expanding our transportation infrastructure. Investing in our infrastructure will create jobs that can boost our economy.

January 18, 2017

Senator Beall's January Newsletter. In this Issue:

  • Cleaning Freeway Blight & Creating Opportunities
  • Cash for College
  • Community Coffee Meeting
  • Internship Opportunity
January 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO -- Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, chairman of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, issues this statement regarding Gov. Brown’s proposed state budget for 2017-2018:

December 15, 2016

 

Senator Beall's December Newsletter. In this Issue:

  • Cash for College
  • Transportation and Housing Bills
  • Helping Hungry Families
  • Renewable Energy and Jobs

 

December 13, 2016

SAN JOSE – In agreements brokered by Sen. Jim Beall, the state will give Santa Clara County up to $4.9 million to help resolve two long-standing problems plaguing the community -- highway blight and the high unemployment rate for people released on probation.

December 05, 2016

Legislation that would rejuvenate California’s aging transportation infrastructure while sustaining over 550,000 jobs was introduced today by Senator Jim Beall.

“Without action soon, our crumbling roads will severely affect California’s economy,’’ said Beall, the immediate past chair of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee. “Long commutes affect the hiring and retention of employees, forcing more workers to leave the state. 

December 05, 2016

SACRAMENTO -- Legislation that would rejuvenate California’s aging transportation infrastructure while sustaining over 550,000 jobs was introduced today by Senator Jim Beall.