Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) and Sen. Jim Nielson (R-Tehama) introduced state legislation last week they say will send more money towards utility infrastructure upgrades and forest fuel reduction projects.
Assemblyman James Gallagher is among 24 lawmakers pushing for FEMA to reconsider asking forreimbursement from PG&E's fire victim fund.
Two bills were introduced to the state Legislature on Tuesday by local Assemblyman James Gallagher and state Sen. Jim Nielsen meant to help prevent future wildfires and utility power shutoffs.
Assemblyman James Gallagher, 3rd Dist. Republican of Yuba City, said AB 5, which went into effect Jan. 1, makes independent contracting all but impossible in California.
Gallagher introduced this bill in Feb. 2019 in honor of Ingebretsen, who was was beaten and stabbed by Nathan Ramazzini, then 16, and Leopoldo J. Contreras Jr., then 18, after being lured to a remote location just north of Colusa.