In the News

June 15, 2012


May 02, 2012

Assemblymember Jim Beall commended the selection of civil rights activist Dolores Huerta for the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s most illustrious civilian award.

“It is with great pleasure that I wish to congratulate you on the announcement of your inclusion as a recipient of our nation’s highest civilian honor, the Medal of Freedom.’’ Beall said in a letter to Huerta

April 23, 2012


A date to remember: April 12, 2012, the day we broke ground for the BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension.

After decades of planning and haggling for funding, we are finally beginning construction on BART. Trains are expected to begin rolling into San Jose’s station on Mabury Road in a little more than four years.

April 09, 2012

San Jose Swim Coach Molestation Case Triggers AB 1628

March 20, 2012


My Assembly District 24 staff and I are organizing four key events next month. I hope you can attend them.

February 17, 2012


Satisfy your appetite and your curiosity about the California state budget.

Assembly District 24 will hold a free community pancake breakfast with Christian Griffith of the Assembly Budget Committee as the featured speaker. He’ll furnish information about the Governor’s proposed budget and take questions.

February 09, 2012

News Report Casts Doubts on Mayor’s Employee Pension Figures

January 27, 2012

SAN JOSE – The Consumer Federation of California has given a perfect 100 percent rating to Assemblymember Jim Beall, D-San Jose, for his votes to protect consumers during the 2011 session.

"I'm proud of this rating because I deeply care about protecting consumers' rights," Beall said. "Everyone who puts down their hard-earned cash for goods or services deserves to be dealt with in a fair manner. Legislators have a duty to protect them against unfair practices as well as from products or services that may harm them."

January 26, 2012

AB 154 and AB 171 Advance to Senate

SACRAMENTO – Two bills introduced by Assemblymember Jim Beall to ensure millions of Californians will be able to get therapies and treatment covered by their health plans for mental illness, substance abuse health were approved today by the Assembly.

"AB 154 and AB 171 are the fiscally and morally responsible things to do," Beall said. "Severe mental conditions should be treated the same as a physical illness or injury.