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December 9, 2015
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines ( R-El Dorado ) today announced plans to introduce a package of six urgently needed and important bills that will protect citizens, property and emergency responders from drone interference. “Privacy and public safety issues, including today’s heightened threat of...
December 2, 2015
In This Issue: Happy Holidays! | Celebrating Our Veterans | 2016 Legislative Priorities | Touring Sierra College | Audit & Legislation To Fix Unresponsive FasTrak Program | Operation Gobble | Calling For Moratorium On Accepting Refugees | Tahoe Chamber Blue Ribbon Awards
November 20, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced a series of legislative actions to improve the efficiency of the FasTrak toll system and to bring an end to the erroneous citations that result from FasTrak errors.
November 3, 2015
In This Issue: Salute To Veterans | Roundtable Discussion In Grass Valley | Public Endangered With Drone Bill Veto | Touring World Wind Solar | Earning “A” Grade For Taxpayers | Touring Mt. Poso Cogeneraion Plant | CA Fair Pay Act Takes Effect January 1, 2016 | All Nations Halloween Fun Run
October 1, 2015
In This Issue: Remembering My Mother | Privacy Package Bills On Governor’s Desk | El Dorado High School Grant | No New Taxes | Kahtishraam Wellness Center Opening | Tahoe-Related Bills Help Local Economy | World Transplant Games Gold Medalist | At Your Service… | Bass Pro Shops Grand Opening | LegiSchool Essay Contest | Redding Community Leaders
September 11, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced his Senate Bill 168, which would protect forests, property and the lives of citizens, firefighters and emergency personnel from drone interference, passed out of the Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection, off the Assembly floor, and is now headed to the Governor.
September 10, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced legislative success on two of his Tahoe-related bills. Senate Bill 231, which gives Tahoe transportation projects access to new funding sources, was signed by the Governor. Senate Bill 605, which establishes a good neighbor tuition policy with...
September 4, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced that two of his bills related to drone-use – Senate Bills 170 and 271 – passed the out of the Senate with unanimous, bi-partisan support and are now headed to the Governor.
September 2, 2015
In This Issue: Bill To Keep Drones Out Of Emergency Zones Passes The Senate | Know Before You Fly | El Dorado County Chamber Celebrates 100 Years! | Senate Bill 350 Will Restrict Gasoline | Touring Golden 1 Center | September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month | Eagle Scout Court Of Honor | College Financial Aid Deadlines Coming! | Truckee Community Coffee
August 31, 2015
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced his Senate Bill 168, which would protect forests, property and the lives of citizens, firefighters and emergency personnel from drone interference, passed out of the Senate and is now headed to the Assembly. “To think that someone would interfere...

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