Brian W. Jones blog

Panel shelves safety bill spawned by Santee officer's death

SACRAMENTO — The family of a Santee CHP officer killed in a car accident that spawned a national debate and court battles over alleged unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles... Continue reading

Calif. lawmakers slam brakes on used-car safety bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —A controversial bill affecting the safety of used cars took some dramatic twists and turns Tuesday at the state Capitol... Continue reading

Assemblyman Jones' Bill to Conform State and Federal "Made in America" Labeling Standards in CA Killed in Committee

July 1, 2013 (Sacramento) -- Legislation by Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-Santee) to modify “Made in America” labeling standards has been killed the Senate Judiciary Committee today. Assembly Bill 890... Continue reading

State law could kill "Made in USA" label

If a company wants to label its product “Made in the USA,” it had better beware of selling it in California, which may allow people to sue the company for using the label. While the other 49 states... Continue reading

Assemblyman Jones and East County Magazine to Host Eastern San Diego County Photography Contest

June 20, 2013 (Santee) -- Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee) and East County Magazine announced today that they will host a photography contest that features photographs taken in San Diego’s East County.... Continue reading

UC Riverside: A variety of votes by Inland lawmakers

Budget legislation that directs the University of California to allocate $15 million to UC Riverside’s school of medicine received a mixed reaction from the area”s Republican lawmakers. Assembly... Continue reading

Assemblyman Jones Issues Statement Supporting "Open Riding" in Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area

June 16, 2013 (Ocotillo Wells)-- Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-Santee) has sent a letter to the State Parks Department encouraging open riding in Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) in... Continue reading

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The state Legislature on Saturday passed a major piece of the federal Affordable Care Act, opting to expand Medicaid to 1.4 million low-income Californians even as Republican... Continue reading

Brian Jones co-authors resolution criticizing IRS attack on political groups

Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-Santee) has co-authored a resolution to stand up for the free speech rights of all Californians, which he says have been under attack. The resolution condemns recent... Continue reading

Lawsuit threatens off-road open riding in desert

Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit to shut down open riding at Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA), firing up the off-roading community for a fight. “We have been... Continue reading