Brian W. Jones blog

Lawsuit abuse victims and reform advocates plead for jobs not lawsuits

Lawsuit Abuse Victims, Legal Reform Advocates Convene to Tell Legislators, “We Need to Create Jobs, Not Lawsuits” Continue reading

Legislative Republicans reaffirm support for caps on medical malpractice suits Legislative Republicans reaffirm support for caps on medical malpractice suits

Legislative Republicans Send Letter to Sen. Steinberg, Say Changing MICRA Cap Would Trigger More Junk Lawsuits, Hurt State’s Economy, Threaten Access to Affordable Health Care Continue reading

California High-Speed Rail Business Plan Misrepresents Project Labor Agreement

“What a social engineering disaster this is going to be, and add to California’s laughingstock reputation.” Assemblyman Brian Jones, R-Santee Continue reading

California chief justice seeks more court money

California's court system needs more money if it is going to recover from years of budget cuts that have forced courthouses to close and court employees to take unpaid days off, the state's chief justice said Monday. Continue reading

Assemblyman Jones Left Nearly Speechless Over Debate on Condoms for Prisoners

Condoms to prisoners who are there to pay their debt to society, “Are You Kidding Me?” Continue reading

San Diego lawmakers react to proposed CA killer whale show ban

A California lawmaker is proposing a new state law that would stop killer whale shows at SeaWorld. If passed, the measure would ban the captivity of orcas for entertainment. Continue reading

Assemblyman Jones Denounces Realignment’s Latest Failure

Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee) points to the latest headlines relating to California’s failed prison “realignment”, implemented by Governor Brown and the Democrat majority in 2011. Continue reading

Highway sign erected honoring Calexico teacher

Assembly members Brian Jones and V. Manuel Perez introduced the legislation passed last year to name a portion of the highway between post-miles R27.30 and R28.46 in San Diego County the Jimmy A. Arevalo Memorial Highway in honor of his well-known service to others. Continue reading

Local Lawmakers Respond To Brown, From Mexico Trade Mission To Budget

SACRAMENTO — Lawmakers from the San Diego region had mixed reactions to Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State address delivered Wednesday. Democrats mostly praised Brown, especially for his focus... Continue reading