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Author Archive: Beth Gaines

My turn: Bay Delta Conservation Plan threatens future of Folsom Lake

All Californians have a stake in the outcome of efforts to solve our water crisis and ensure continuous, reliable water supplies for the entire state. Unfortunately, the water proposal that is being discussed at the State Capitol today, more commonly known as the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, would impose upon our region a one-sided solution […]

Assembly OKs Beth Gaines’ bill opening cap-and-trade meetings

SACRAMENTO – The California State Assembly approved legislation authored by Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Rocklin, which would require the non-profit corporation handling the state contracts regarding cap-and-trade to be more transparent in its work to reduce greenhouse gases. “Regardless of how one may feel about the effectiveness of cap-and-trade programs, I believe it is essential for […]

June 01, 2013 | Posted in News | 1 Reply

Assembly OKs Tahoe crayfishing

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Rocklin, announced that an important measure that allows for commercial fishing of crayfish in Lake Tahoe has passed the Assembly. Assembly Bill 165 is a response to worsening clarity of Lake Tahoe. There are many natural and human impacts over time have decreased the clarity of Lake Tahoe. One contributing […]

Assemblywoman Gaines hosting EDH coffee

Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Rocklin, will be in El Dorado Hills to host her third in a series of community coffee meetings this Friday. “These gatherings are the perfect chance for me to meet one-on-one with constituents,” Gaines said, “and listen to what they have to say about the state issues affecting them, their businesses and […]

Apply for Assembly fellowship

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Rocklin, reminded constituents that the application deadline for the 2013-14 Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program is Feb. 11. “The Assembly Fellowship Program is an incredible opportunity to get involved in the shaping of public policy in California,” said Gaines. “It also offers a firm foundation for achievement in both the […]

Assemblywoman Gaines gets 100% from NFIB

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R- Rocklin, announced Jan. 29 that the nation’s top advocate for small businesses and job creation, the National Federation of Independent Business has recognized her, for the second consecutive year, with a 100 percent pro-business rating based on her 2012 voting record. “Receiving high marks on the NFIB scorecard, for […]

Assemblywoman Gaines receives high marks from California Taxpayers Association

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Gaines, R-Rocklin, Ocxt. 2 announced that she received a top grade from the California Taxpayers Association (CalTax), the state’s oldest watchdog group on tax and other public finance issues, for their 2012 Legislative Voting Record report card. This is the second consecutive year Assemblywoman Gaines has received high marks from CalTax. “I […]

Assemblywoman responds to passage of budget trailer bills

Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Rocklin, issued the following statement in response to the Legislature’s passage of the so-called budget trailer bills: “This is another budget that spends billions more than we are taking in and does nothing to cure the long-term problems that are killing our state. We need to focus on the basics — our […]

Assemblywoman Gaines criticizes guv’s ballot plan

Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Rocklin, issued the following statement in reaction to the release of Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget, which includes an astounding $16 billion deficit: “I am disappointed that the governor has chosen to ignore common-sense budget solutions by calling upon hardworking taxpayers to bailout Sacramento for its years of irresponsible spending. Higher taxes will […]

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