Sacramento – Today Governor Newsom signed Assemblyman James Gallagher’s (R-Yuba City) Assembly Bill 1249 to make PG&E wildfire victims’ settlement payments tax-free.  AB 1249 will provide financial relief to wildfire victims by exempting them from paying state taxes on settlement payments made out of PG&E’s “Fire Victims Trust”.   Gallagher said, “Today is a big victory for fire victims, and one I hope provides a precedent for future disaster settlements. Victims deserve to receive the maximum amount of compensation possible from PG&E, especially since the trust is underfunded…
SACRAMENTO- Today, Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher (Yuba City) released a video statement after yesterday, September 25, marked 200 days since Capitol Democrats promised action on skyrocketing gas prices in California and have provided zero results.  Watch the full video by clicking here. Regular grade gasoline has fetched an average of nearly $6.00 per gallon, currently the highest in the United States. Download a press packet here and a copy of Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher's video here.     ###
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher (Yuba City) issued a statement after sending a number of veto request letters to the Governor: "I oppose these bills because they continue the dangerous Democratic policy of letting everyone out of prison and removing the penalty for crime. They also increase the cost of almost everything from housing to energy to food. They impede your ability to recall politicians who are failing their constituents and abusing their power. And, perhaps most egregiously, AB 2223 removes all civil and criminal liability and, in fact, doesn't even…
Sacramento – Assemblyman James Gallagher’s (R-Yuba City) effort to make PG&E wildfire victims’ settlement payments tax-free cleared the legislature today when the Assembly passed Assembly Bill 1249 with unanimous bipartisan support. AB 1249 will provide financial relief to wildfire victims by exempting them from paying state taxes on settlement payments made out of PG&E’s “Fire Victims Trust”.   Gallagher said, “Victims deserve to receive the maximum amount of compensation possible from PG&E, especially since the trust is underfunded and not able to pay victims their full claims…
  Yet again this year, Democrats have introduced a host of proposals which will make the lives of Californians even more unaffordable and unsafe. Many of these bills deprive hardworking taxpayers of their money and are just downright nonsensical. So far in 2022, Democrats have chosen to prioritize banning plastic packaging materials over public safety and important water surface storage projects. The following bills passed out of the Assembly before last Friday’s House of Origin Deadline. 1st Place goes to: CALCHAMBER JOB KILLER Warehouse BanAB 2840, which circumvents the California…