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Bigelow provides California’s drought info

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee Vice Chairman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, issued the following statement recently, as California agencies respond to California’s continued grim water condition: “With the state’s driest year on record, it is imperative that all Californians do their part to reduce their water use,” Bigelow said. “Just today it was […]

Bigelow and coalition to feds: Don’t take water from farmers

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee Vice Chair Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, and a bipartisan coalition of San Joaquin Valley legislators today sent the following letter to the United States Bureau of Reclamation calling on them to not take water from farmers: “We write today regarding concerns raised by our constituents about the possibility […]

Bigelow responds to State of the State address

SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2014 State of the State address: “Gov. Brown today outlined his priorities for expanding California’s recovery. While I agree with the Governor that fiscal responsibility must continue to be the order of the day, I hope that all […]

Bigelow responds to governor’s statewide drought declaration

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee Vice Chair Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, issued the following statement Jan. 17 in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s drought declaration: “Governor Brown today finally listened to the voices of millions of Californians who have been demanding that Sacramento take action on water. These extreme drought conditions have hurt […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in News | 1 Reply

Bigelow earns perfect score from California Chamber of Commerce

SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, announced Nov. 18 that the California Chamber of Commerce gave him a perfect score for his pro-California business voting record. The scorecard put out by California’s leading voice on business issues featured bills relating to job growth, environmental regulation, health insurance costs and labor mandates. Bigelow voted for more […]

Livestock bill signed into law

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 924 authored by Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (R-O’Neals) was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown and will become law next year. “In California, there has been a rise in livestock theft resulting in significant costs to California’s ranchers. AB 924 is intended to discourage criminals from these costly crimes,” Bigelow said. “AB 924 […]

Livestock theft bill OK’d by Senate

SACRAMENTO — AB 924 by Assembly Member Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, unanimously passed out of the Senate on Sept. 3. “AB 924 is an important piece of legislation that would allow CDFA to more effectively enforce the law and help local law enforcement crack down on criminals,” Bigelow said.” AB 924 would establish a fine of […]

Assembly Member Bigelow coauthors solution to save California fairs

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Member Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, Aug. 7 co-authored legislation that would provide county fairs statewide with the funding flexibility they need to remain an annual celebration of agriculture, livestock and local communities for years to come.” “From the Amador Winegrowers Tasting event to the Jumping Frog Jubilee in Calaveras County to the Livestock […]

Central Valley legislators request audit of high speed rail land acquisition procedures

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Jim Patterson, R-Fresno, and Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-Madera, announced they have submitted a request to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee asking them to review the process by which the California High Speed Rail Authority is acquiring privately owned land. On Jan. 14 the California State Public Works Board authorized the authority to […]

Livestock theft bill clears Senate hurdle

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, presented his bill in front of the Senate Committee on Public Safety July 2, where it passed with unanimous, bipartisan support. “Today, we took another step forward in ensuring that criminals are properly punished when they are convicted of livestock theft,” Bigelow said. “AB 924 is a reasonable and […]

Bigelow coffee today in Placerville

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, announced his next El Dorado County community coffee. The next event will take place 9:30 a.m. July 8 at Centro Coffee House, at 385 Main St., Placerville. “It is absolutely critical to my effectiveness in the Legislature to be in touch with the people I serve on a […]

Assembly OKs livestock theft bill

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, was successful in getting his livestock theft penalty legislation, Assembly Bill 924, out of the Assembly unanimously May 31. AB 924 now moves on for consideration by the Senate. “With the passage of AB 924, California is one step closer to ensuring that people convicted of crime are properly […]

State Assembly passes 36 empty budget bills

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Frank Bigelow voted April 30 against 36 empty budget bills as the state Assembly gave Californians little to no transparency in the beginning of the state’s 2013 budgeting process. Bigelow joined 23 of his colleagues by voting in opposition to the empty budget “spot” bills, which act as a placeholder or a […]

May 16, 2013 | Posted in News | 1 Reply

Bigelow elected Legislative Rural Caucus chairman

SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, April 26 was unanimously elected chairman of the Legislative Rural Caucus. Bigelow takes over the position from outgoing chair Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto. “I am honored to be elected chair of the Legislative Rural Caucus by members of the Legislature and look forward to providing a stronger voice for […]

Bigelow introduces livestock theft legislation

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, March 11 introduced AB 924, the Livestock Theft Prevention Act of 2013. Members of the California Cattlemen’s Association support Assembly Bill 924 to increase penalties for livestock theft. As California’s livestock owners have experienced for decades, the financial loss from animal theft can impact a family ranching operation tremendously […]

Bigelow opposes state’s implementation of Obamacare

SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Committee on Appropriations voted Feb. 25 along party lines to support AB 2x (Pan), which locks into state law the federal Affordable Care Act requirements. The vote was 12-5. Committee member Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, issued the following statement after opposing the bill: “Neither the federal legislation or AB 2x will […]

Bigelow on joint committees

Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, announced he has been appointed to the Joint Committee on Fairs, Allocation and Classification in addition to the Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture by Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez. “I’m honored to serve on two Joint Committees that play such an important role to the people of my district,” Bigelow said. […]

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