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September 10, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced legislative success on two of his Tahoe-related bills. Senate Bill 231, which gives Tahoe...
September 4, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced that two of his bills related to drone-use – Senate Bills 170 and 271 – passed the out of the Senate with unanimous, bi-partisan support and are now headed to the Governor.
September 2, 2015
In This Issue: Bill To Keep Drones Out Of Emergency Zones Passes The Senate | Know Before You Fly | El Dorado County Chamber Celebrates 100 Years! | Senate Bill 350 Will Restrict Gasoline | Touring Golden 1 Center | September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month | Eagle Scout Court Of Honor | College Financial Aid Deadlines Coming! | Truckee Community Coffee
August 31, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced his Senate Bill 168, which would protect forests, property and the lives of citizens, firefighters...
August 10, 2015
In This Issue: Bills To Knock Drones Out Of Fire Zones | Upcoming Events | Memorial At Second Baptist Church | Stop Skyrocketing Gas Prices | Deputy James Machado Memorial Dedication | Lake Tahoe Retreat | Redding Town Hall | Helping Victims Of ISIS | American Century Celebrity Golf Championship
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.

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