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May 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Seven bills authored by Senator Jim Beall are heading for full consideration by the Senate after winning approval today from the Appropriations Committee. Among the bills are two that would create more affordable housing and provide courts with the latitude to steer people with mental illnesses into treatment instead of incarceration.

April 28, 2017

CAMPBELL – Senator Jim Beall, author of Senate Bill 1 and chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, issues this statement on the signing of SB 1 today by Governor Brown:

April 26, 2017

Senator Beall's April Newsletter. In this Issue:

  • Senior Scam Stopper
  • Legislative Update
April 06, 2017

SACRAMENTO -- Senator Jim Beall, the chairman of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee and the author of SB 1, issues this statement regarding the SB 1 transportation package, which increases road maintenance funding by $5 billion annually:

March 29, 2017

SACRAMENTO -- Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, chairman of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, issues this statement regarding the SB 1 transportation package:

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