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Assemblyman Joe Patterson Takes Aim at Reducing Mass Shootings
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Joe Patterson (R-Rocklin) has reintroduced legislation intended to reduce mass shootings throughout the state by holding some of the worst domestic abusers accountable. Last year, his domestic violence bill received extensive media coverage and yet was killed...
Assemblyman Joe Patterson Introduces Legislation to Cut Electric Rates by 30%
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Joe Patterson (R-Rocklin), along with Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher, introduced AB 2205 to direct the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to cut electricity rates for Californians by 30 percent. After seeing repeated proposals to increase rates...
Assemblyman Joe Patterson Introduces Bill to Stop Transient Releases of Sexually Violent Predators
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Joe Patterson (R-Rocklin) is continuing the fight to protect his community from an impending “transient release” of a Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) into Placer County. With the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) moving forward with the...
A stretch of I-80 could be renamed to honor fallen Sacramento-area Marine Sgt. Nicole Gee
Story by Molly Jarone, The Sacramento BeeA Sacramento-area legislator introduced a proposal Tuesday to rename a portion of Interstate 80 after Roseville native Sgt. Nicole Gee, who was killed during the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021.Assemblymember Joe Patterson,...
The delicate balancing act between California’s environmental goals and economic reality | Opinion
BY JOE PATTERSON SPECIAL TO THE SACRAMENTO BEE JANUARY 06, 2024 6:00 AM. This piece was originally published by The Sacramento Bee. Living in Northern California, I’m constantly reminded of the delicate dance between environmental aspirations and economic realities. The California Air Resources...
State Assemblyman Joe Patterson guest editorial: Constituent services
Last month, a constituent called my office desperate for help with her unemployment. She was a single mom who had unexpectedly been laid off from her job. She applied for her unemployment but it had been months with zero response...
Foster kids, young adults get free eye exams in Roseville
ROSEVILLE, Calif. —Assemblymember Joe Patterson and six other groups teamed up on Wednesday to help provide 100 foster kids and young adults with eye exams in Roseville. Read More
Assemblyman Joe Patterson Introduces Legislation to Stop the Transient Release of Sexually Violent Predators
SACRAMENTO –Assemblyman Joe Patterson, R-Rocklin, submitted amendments to AB 1456 today to ensure the legislature puts a stop to releasing Sexually Violent Predators (SVP) on Transient Status. In response to thousands of residents voicing concern over a Placer County Superior Court ruling...
Assemblyman Joe Patterson Opposes Sexually Violent Predator Release in Placer County
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Joe Patterson joined Senator Roger Niello in sending a letter to Placer County Superior Court Judge Horst to oppose the release of a Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) on transient status.“I was previously a staff member for a legislator...
California Democrats are taking absurd positions on crime and housing — making Republicans somehow relevant again
California Democrats haven’t had to worry about being relevant in a long, long time.A Republican hasn’t won statewide office in California since 2006, and Democrats control a supermajority of seats in the state Legislature. So dominant are Democrats that, if...
Joe Patterson Sworn Into Assembly, Introduces Legislation to Combat Fentanyl Crisis
Sacramento, Calif. – Assemblyman Joe Patterson, R-Rocklin, today took the oath of office as the new representative for the 5th Assembly District in Sacramento, vowing to prioritize issues and problems facing constituents in his district. Assemblyman Patterson pledges to fight...