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July 20, 2015
Responding to continued drone interference in fighting wildfires, Senator Ted Gaines today announced plans to introduce legislation to help protect emergency responders engaged in their life-saving work. Senate Bill 168, co-authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto, grants immunity to any emergency responder who damages an unmanned aircraft in the course of firefighting, air ambulance, or search-and-rescue operations.
July 13, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today called on Governor Brown and state regulators to take any and all immediate measures available to stop the recent, massive spike in California gasoline prices.
July 9, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) today announced bipartisan plans to introduce urgently needed and important new legislation that will protect forests, property and the lives of citizens and firefighters. Senate Bill 167 will make it a serious state crime to fly a drone over a wildfire.
July 2, 2015
In This Issue: Happy Independence Day! | Opposed To Wasteful Budget | State Senate Art Exhibit | Cruisin’ Into Summer | Wildfire Prevention & Safety Tips | Nevada City & Auburn Town Halls | Reagan Statue Celebrates Life & Legacy | Recognizing The Best & Brightest | California Cattlemen’s Association
July 2, 2015
In response to the persecution individuals are facing in territories controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today introduced Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 14 that urges the United States Congress to act swiftly in providing these individuals with much-needed humanitarian relief.
June 15, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado Hills) issued the following statement regarding the Democrat majority-vote budget bill: “While the budget plan does...
June 1, 2015
In This Issue: Memorial Day | Town Hall Meetings | Colonel “Bud” Anderson Statue Dedication | ‘Tis The Season For County Fairs | 54th Annual California Prayer Breakfast | Chapa-De Indian Health Program | Poseidon Water Desalination Plant Tour | Wildfire Season Is Here | Hangtown Motocross | Folsom Community Coffee | Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles | Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival
May 7, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado Hills) today announced that one of his California Privacy & Consumer Protection Act bills related to schools and...
May 1, 2015
In This Issue: State Fire Tax Relief Passes Out Of Committee | Meeting With The Realtors | Transportation Taxes For California Roads & Highways | Top Notch Student | Privacy Package Moves Forward | Kings Documentary | Remember Those Who Fought For Our Freedom | Lake Tahoe Good Neighbor Tuition Bill Passes Out Of Committee | Cash For College | Upcoming Events
April 30, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado Hills) announced that his Senate Bill 231, which would ensure that the high levels of Lake Tahoe tourism are taken...