In the News

June 01, 2016

SACRAMENTO – With bipartisan support, Senator Jim Beall’s proposed $3 billion Affordable Housing Bond to generate thousands of homes and apartments priced within the reach of California’s families as well as house thousands of homeless individuals was approved by the Senate today by a 28-9 vote. The bill now moves to the Assembly for consideration.

May 18, 2016

Senator Beall's May Newsletter. In this issue:

  • Senior Health Fair 5/20/16 Eastridge Mall, San Jose
  • Affordable Housing
  • Memorial Day
  • Senate District Branch Office
May 03, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Jim Beall’s proposed $3 billion Affordable Housing Bond, funding to help solve California’s critical housing shortage, spur job creation, and leverage federal tax incentives to increase the bond’s impact, was approved today by the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee by a 9 to 1 vote.

April 25, 2016

Senator Beall's April-Newsletter. In this issue:

  • Coffee meet-up in San Jose's Evergreen District
  • Senior Health Care
  • Housing and Transportation
April 04, 2016

Senator Jim Beall's March e-Newsletter. Highlights:

  • SD 15 Women of the Year
  • Women's History Month
  • Community Coffee on March 22
  • Taxpayer's Bill of Rights
February 29, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The Legislature’s approval of $300 million to shore up California’s system that provides services for people with developmentally disabilities was praised by Sen. Jim Beall, D-San Jose, a joint author of ABX2-1. But he cautioned more work needs to be done to protect the promise of the Lanterman Act.

February 23, 2016

Senator Beall's February e-Newsletter. In this issue:

  • February Events
  • Mental Health and Students
  • College Financial Aid Deadline
  • Free Tax Prep Help
January 20, 2016

MY EVENTS

I'm beginning the New Year in Senate District 15 with two events this month. On Friday, Jan. 22, I'm holding a community coffee meeting in San Jose. Residents can sit down with me and have a one-on-one discussion about any state-related issue or question. Click here for the time, location, and more details.

January 19, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Five years after California switched the responsibility of providing mental health services in student Individualized Education Programs from county mental health departments to school districts, it is unclear whether the change has actually improved students’ educational progress.

January 11, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Legislation by Sen. Jim Beall to expand the ability of seniors to transfer their property tax savings to a newly purchased home will be heard by the Senate Governance and Finance Committee on Jan. 13.