Senator Jones Releases Next “Are You Kidding Me?” Video to Fight Text Tax

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To protect Californians from future attempts to tax text messages, Senator Brian Jones released the latest video in his popular “Are You Kidding Me?” series which highlights Assemblymember Kevin Kiley’s AB 162 that Jones has co-authored. This bill would prohibit the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) from collecting any revenue on communications classified as an information service by the Federal …

Don’t investigate mystery charge, investigate gas taxes instead (La Mesa Courier)

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This op-ed was originally published in La Mesa Courier:https://lamesacourier.com/dont-investigate-mystery-charge-investigate-gas-taxes-instead/ By Sen. Brian Jones I’ll keep this simple: Why are California’s gas prices almost a dollar more than almost anywhere else in the country? Because of all the laws, regulations and taxes that the Democratic majority have added onto the price of fuel. Recently, 19 Democrat legislators sent a letter to …

Senator Jones Responds to Governor Newsom’s First State of the State Address

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State Capitol – Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) on Governor Gavin Newsom’s State of the State address: “On the Border – The Governor rightly claimed that illegal border crossings are at a historic low. But instead of simply saying thank you to our federal government, he ratchets up the political rhetoric making a show of recalling our California National Guard and …

Opinion: Democrat Bill Thwarts Prop. 57, Lets Budding Psychopaths Off Easy (Times of San Diego)

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This op-ed was originally published on Times of San Diego, https://timesofsandiego.com/opinion/2019/02/11/democratic-bill-thwarts-prop-57-lets-budding-psychopaths-off-easy/. By Sen. Brian Jones Californians passed Proposition 57 in 2016. Among other things, it established that juvenile criminals, no matter their crime, would only be tried as adults by order of a judge after a fitness hearing. The prosecutor must petition the court and a judge to provide a hearing during …

Brian Jones’ 2016 Ballot Recommendations

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Mason — With tomorrow being Election Day, I’ve received many questions regarding who I was supporting for various local offices and whether I was supporting or opposing certain local and state ballot initiatives. Should you have any questions about these decisions, please don’t hesitate to let me know. Candidates President of the United States – Donald Trump US Senate – …

Assemblyman Jones Re-Appointed Republican Caucus Chair

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Incoming Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes announced that he has appointed Assemblyman Brian Jones to serve as Assembly Republican Caucus Chair, a position Jones previously held from 2012-13. “Assemblyman Jones has the experience, vision, and leadership ability that will serve our caucus well,” said Mayes. “Brian is well-respected for his relationships both inside and outside the capitol, his previous leadership …