Jim Patterson

Opponents of SB277 at a rally in front of the State Capitol in Sacramento on June 9, 2015. (CBS)

Lawmaker Against California Vaccine Bill SB277 Makes Comparison To Internment Camps

A Central Valley assemblyman blasted a controversial vaccine bill, saying unvaccinated children who would be forced to be home-schooled might feel like they’re in “internment camps.”

06/09/2015

California High-Speed Rail

High-Speed Board Approves Central Valley Section; Fresno Assemblyman Says Authority Has Gone Off The Rails

Plans to build a $ 68 billion high-speed rail system in California took a big step forward as the state’s high-speed rail board approved a route for a key segment of the project that stretches from Fresno to Bakersfield.

05/08/2014

California High-Speed Rail

GOP Lawmakers Seek Audit Of Calif. High-Speed Rail Land

Two Republican lawmakers from the Central Valley want the state auditor to review the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s moves to buy up land for the $68 billion project.

08/06/2013

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California Bill Limiting Undercover Investigations Of Farm Animal Abuse Pulled

A California bill that would have limited undercover farm animal abuse investigations has been pulled by its author amid stiff and growing opposition.

04/17/2013