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,” …

Assemblyman Jones Supports Repeal of “Last-In, First-Out” Approach to California’s Teachers

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Firing Great Teachers, “Are You Kidding Me?” SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee) today released an “Are You Kidding Me?” segment in support of Assembly Bill 1044 (Baker) that would repeal the “last-in, first-out” method for hiring teachers in California schools. Under California’s “last-in, first out” policy, school administrators are forced to lay off their most recent hiring when faced …

Assemblyman Jones Reflects on Freedom as America Celebrates Independence Day

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee) today released an “Are You Kidding Me?” segment reflecting on the freedoms we have as Americans as Independence Day approaches. According to the First in Freedom Index, based on state fiscal policy, education, regulations, and health care, California ranks 48th, making it one of the least free states in the country. Assemblyman Jones says, …

Assemblyman Jones Calls on Democrats to Fast Track Water Projects

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Democrats Forcing Californians to Reduce Shower Times, “Are You Kidding Me?” SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee) today released an “Are You Kidding Me?” segment highlighting the misplaced priorities of Legislative Democrats regarding the water crisis. In November 2014, California voters approved Proposition 1, the water bond, which allocated $7.5 billion to various water projects throughout the state including $2.7 …

Assemblyman Jones Highlights Importance of Local Control for Water Agencies

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Sacramento over-reaching on your local water agencies, “Are You Kidding Me?” SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee) today highlights the importance of local control for water agencies after a Sacramento Bee article detailed a budget plan by Governor Brown and Democratic leadership to allow the State Water Board to consolidate water agencies without any public input. “A budget trailer bill …