Brian W. Jones blog

Democrats Claim Cops Killing Criminals Prove Guns Need to be Restricted from Honest Californians

The Democrats have possibly eleven bills to restrict the right of Californians to self protection and the Second amendment. To “prove” this, they created a list of people that have died due to gun... Continue reading

GUN BILLS: Bill to ban large-capacity magazines fails in Assembly

Lawmakers acted on a batch of gun-control measures Wednesday as they rushed to finish their work by Thursday’s midnight deadline. Most of the legislation passed along party lines, although a bill... Continue reading

Measure to limit immigrant deportation clears Legislature

SACRAMENTO -- A bill that would limit cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities has cleared the Legislature and is now on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. The... Continue reading

AWOL State Employees Keeping Their Jobs?

Imagine you miss work for five consecutive days and don’t call your supervisor to explain why. You probably wouldn’t have a job for very long. But employment condition s in state government are very... Continue reading

Legislature sends bills to governor, rolls towards deadline

From unexcused state worker absences to a new window for child sexual abuse lawsuits and beyond, legislators placed a fresh batch of bills on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown with less than a week to go... Continue reading

Bill allows discretion in charging drug offenses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The state Assembly has approved a bill that gives county prosecutors the option of charging lower-level, non-violent drug offenses as misdemeanors instead of felonies. The... Continue reading

Bill: Option to charge drug possession as a misdemeanor instead of felony

SACRAMENTO (KABC) -- It could be the first big change to California's drug sentencing laws in years: A new bill gives prosecutors the option of charging possession of certain hard drugs as a... Continue reading

LEGISLATURE: Cheryl Brown bill would protect state workers

SACRAMENTO – An Inland lawmaker’s bill that would give greater job-security protections to state workers who have been fired or otherwise punished for missing work without permission is moving through... Continue reading

The Buzz: Worth Repeating

"These aren't our friends or neighbors; these are people who have been sent to jail for crimes." ASSEMBLYMAN BRIAN JONES, Santee Republican, in a video on his website, complaining about Assembly Bill... Continue reading