California Legislature welcomes largest freshman class since 1966

Published by Jim Sanders, The Sacramento Bee

Democrat Jim Frazier's swearing-in as an assemblyman today will climax a 12-year journey in politics that began with the death of his 20-year-old daughter in a head-on traffic accident.

"It's been a long road to get this opportunity to serve the people of my district," said Frazier, a former Oakley councilman. "I just can't wait to start."

Ken Cooley Sworn in, Introduces First Bill

The former Rancho Cordova City Council Member won a seat in the California Assembly in November.

Published by Cody Kitaura, Citrus Heights Patch.

Carmichael, Rosemont, Citrus Heights and other areas have new representation at the State Capitol as of Monday: newly elected Assembly Member Ken Cooley was sworn in as the state's 8th District representative.