Press Release

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
California Nonprofit Day
Thursday, May 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) announced today that he has formally secured $25 million dollars in funding for Elk Grove’s Kammerer Road Extension Project and the Capital Southeast Connector.


In March and again earlier this month, Assemblymember Cooper addressed the California Transportation Commission (CTC) and requested $25 million in funding for the City of Elk Grove’s number one infrastructure priority.


Thursday, May 10, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) presented his Assembly Bill 2970, which increases privacy protections for employees attending orientation, to the State Assembly. “A recent study by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics found that workplace violence is three times higher in the public sector than the private sector,” Assemblymember Cooper said. “Moreover, between 2002 and 2011, 56% of workplace violence was directed at law enforcement or security officers.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) adjourned the California State Assembly’s March 8, 2018 floor session in memory of longtime Elk Grove resident and activist Roy Herburger. “Roy’s dedication to community service and philanthropy earned him the honors of citizen of the year in Elk Grove and Galt and even the key to the city,” Assemblymember Cooper said. “…I will truly miss seeing Mr. Herburger in the community. He was an incredible man.” To watch the rest of his remarks honoring Herburger, watch this Assembly Access video.