Jim Nielsen

Roseville’s state senator blasts realignment as ‘failure’

During a recent stop in Roseville, State Sen. Jim Nielsen declared that California’s new experiment with criminal justice, known as realignment, is causing a spike in victimi ...

Mailings starting on Cal Fire’s rural fire-fee bills

Cal Fire is resuming the collection of $150 rural fire fees and state Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber, is continuing to be one of its most vocal opponents. Fire-fee collections will st ...

Another View: Penalties lacking for sex offenders who remove their GPS devices

As distressing as it may be, for the sake of your family, take a look at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s link: http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Parole/GPS ...

District 4 state Sen. Jim Nielsen optimistic that GOP core values can attract voters

    Its convention squabbles apparently now in the past, state Republicans are ready to win over a broader base of voters, District 4 state Sen. Jim Nielsen said. Spea ...

New District 4 state Sen. Jim Nielsen sworn in

AUBURN CA - Republican Jim Nielsen was sworn in Thursday as the new 4th state senator. The election for the sprawling Northern California district, which takes in part of North Au ...

Reader Input: Vote for fiscal prudence Jan. 8

On Jan. 8, Jim Nielsen will be on a special election ballot for the State Senate seat in District 4, which covers parts of Auburn and the western Placer County area of Rocklin and ...