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 …

Assemblyman Jones Discredits California’s Environmental Agenda

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee) today released an “Are You Kidding Me?” segment discrediting the Democrat’s environmental agenda. In light of recent news that Governor Brown will sign SB 350, which will require California to get 50 percent of its power from renewable sources by 2030, Assemblyman Jones is disappointed that small scale solar will not count towards the …

Measure to Support “Made in America” Labeling Signed by Governor Brown

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Legislation to allow manufacturers to label their products “Made in America” if no more than 10% of the final product is made outside of the United States was signed into law by Governor Brown.  Senate Bill 633, authored by Senator Hill (D-San Mateo/Santa Clara Counties) and Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee), changes California’s 100% “Made in America” labeling standard …

Assemblyman Jones Discusses Low Voter Turnout

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SACRAMENTO, CA – In this week’s “Are You Kidding Me?” segment, Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee) discusses California’s low voter turnout and the importance of every vote. According to a recent Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) survey, 67 percent of those polled had little to no trust in the state government. “Many voters feel that their vote simply doesn’t matter anymore,” …