Restoring the Dream of Higher Education for Middle Class Californians

February 25, 2012

Sacramento - Too many families are getting squeezed out of a higher education by the triple digit fee increases over the past decade and the struggling economy. To make higher education more affordable Assemblymember Jim Beall (D-San Jose) is joining with Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) in an effort to pass the Middle Class Scholarship Act (

Governor's Proposed Budget Is Difficult, Painful and Realistic

January 31, 2011

(Sacramento) – Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address to the Legislature presented lawmakers with details of the state’s economic troubles and what needs to be done to move California forward. Assemblymember Jim Beall (D-San Jose) feels the Governor was "Truman-esque" with his "The Buck Stops Here" attitude. Here’s more from Assemblymember Beall in this Assembly Access video.