Beth Gaines

Part-time Legislature? Campaign finds local support

AUBURN CA - A Bakersfield assemblywoman’s drive to turn state legislators into part-timers is resonating in some Placer County political circles. Shannon Grove, R-Bakersfield, i ...

"Frivolous" ADA lawsuits targeted through legislation

A few simple changes helped Millennium Smokeshop bring its building into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. Alicia Rodriguez, regional manager for Millen ...

Gaines introduces laws to protect businesses against rampant ADA lawsuits

Assemblywoman Beth Gaines (R-Roseville) introduced two measures to curtail “frivolous” Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits, according to a press release made Tuesday. Ass ...

Placer’s state government reps sound off on Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State address Wednesday

Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Roseville, represents the 4th Assembly District, which includes portions of Placer, El Dorado, Sacramento and Alpine Counties.: “I share the Gov ...

State initiatives pack power

Many people refuse to sign my petition to put abolition of the death penalty on the November ballot in spite of their opposition to the death penalty. They tell me they do not like ...

She voted no for seniors’s aid

California seniors need to know that Assemblywoman Beth Gaines voted “no” on AB 138, “The Elder Economic Planning Act of 2011.” The bill did pass, allowing the California D ...

Gaines should have stayed put

Re: Article: “(Ted) Gaines must move if he wants to keep seat,” (Journal, Aug. 22). What if Gaines had been content to keep the Assembly seat instead of running for the Senate ...

Ruffalo: Consolidated firefighting resources may soon be spread thinner

A quick check of the schedule shows two rather interesting and perhaps — heated — meetings are in the works. On July 21, the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District’s direct ...

Local officials react to Legislature-approved budget

With the California Legislature passing a new state budget Tuesday and Gov. Jerry Brown saying he would sign the Democratic document, local representatives and officials are giving ...

Back off from arena funding

I see where Sacramento wants Placer and other counties to help build them a new arena and they have selected Sen. Ted Gaines to help spearhead this effort. I think (Assemblywoman) ...