SACRAMENTO – Today, the State Senate unanimously approved legislation designed to fast-track major infrastructure projects in the Town of Paradise. Assembly Bill 36, authored by Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) and Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), will allow the Town of Paradise and the Paradise Irrigation District to utilize the design-build procurement method to advance future sewer and water projects. “Government needs to do more than just react to crises. Butte County is perfectly positioned to begin moving forward with these two much needed infrastructure projects – and that’s…
Funding Will Combat Newsom’s Fraudulent Wildfire Failure SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) announced his intention to submit an emergency budget amendment in order to bolster the state’s response to wildfire preparedness. Gallagher’s announcement comes on the heels of a bombshell new report of Gavin Newsom’s overstated, inaccurate wildfire prevention effort claims. Gallagher, who represents the Town of Paradise and the area devastated by the deadly Camp Fire in 2018, said that Newsom’s deception on wildfire prevention efforts is disturbing.  “Every politician…