Assemblyman Obernolte to Host Free Tax Preparation For Veterans

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Published: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170331/assemblyman-obernolte-to-host-free-tax-preparation-for-veterans HESPERIA – Veterans looking to file their annual taxes do not have to wait any longer. Assemblyman Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, announced Wednesday he will host his annual free tax preparation for veterans’ event in the High Desert, in cooperation with the San Bernardino County Transitional Assistance Department. “We owe our veterans so much for the sacrifices they have made … Read More

Assemblyman Fears Gas Tax Will Do Lasting Damage to California Economy

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Published: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170411/assemblyman-fears-gas-tax-will-do-lasting-damage-to-california-economy VICTORVILLE — Jay Obernolte doesn’t think California has an issue collecting taxes, it’s how that money gets used once it’s in lawmaker’s hands that’s the cause for concern. Speaking to the Victorville Rotary Club on Tuesday, the 33rd District Assemblyman spent most of his time addressing the recently passed SB 1 that will raise gas taxes and vehicle registration … Read More

Obernolte to Host Senior Scam Stopper

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Published: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170614/obernolte-to-host-senior-scam-stopper Assemblyman Jay Obernolte and the Contractors State License Board will host a free Senior Scam Stopper seminar from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 23 at Victorville City Hall, Conference Room D, 14343 Civic Drive, Victorville. A panel of experts will provide information to seniors on how to protect themselves from becoming victims of fraud. Attendees can get answers to … Read More

Obernolte’s Bill to Protect Homeowners After Fires Signed by Governor

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Published: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171017/obernoltes-bill-to-protect-homeowners-after-fires-signed-by-governor Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill to protect homeowners who lose their property in fires. The legislation was authored by 33rd District Assemblyman Jay Obernolte with a keen eye on the blazes that had ravaged his district in 2016. Assembly Bill 367 allows homeowners that use hauled water as their water supply to rebuild their home if … Read More

Topped by gas price increases, 2017 a ‘disaster for taxpayers,’ Obernolte says

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Published: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171101/topped-by-gas-price-increases-2017-disaster-for-taxpayers-obernolte-says VICTORVILLE — Assemblyman Jay Obernolte on Wednesday characterized 2017 as “a disaster for taxpayers” in California, tethering the prospectus to the gas tax increase officially enacted hours earlier that he and other state Republicans are seeking to repeal. The increase of 12 cents per gallon beginning Wednesday, and more for diesel gas, is part of a package backed by … Read More

Section of State Route 247 renamed in memory of Sgt. Brian Walker

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Published: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171129/section-of-state-route-247-renamed-in-memory-of-sgt-brian-walker LUCERNE VALLEY — Nearly 2,030 days have passed since U.S. Army Sgt. Brian Walker was killed on Mother’s Day in 2012 near Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, but the community he left behind never forgot the former Cub Scout who dug holes in the grass when Little League games proved dull. Nor did they forget the price he paid, according to … Read More

Obernolte to recognize top area businesses at awards ceremony

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Published: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171112/obernolte-to-recognize-top-area-businesses-at-awards-ceremony APPLE VALLEY — Assemblyman Jay Obernolte will host the second annual Top Chamber Business Awards Ceremony, which will showcase local businesses from area chamber of commerce offices. During the ceremony and banquet, Obernolte will help recognize three finalists for the business awards from each of the local chambers throughout the 33rd Assembly District. He will also share a legislative … Read More

San Bernardino Sun Endorsed Jay Obernolte for Assembly

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Published: San Bernardino Sun – 11/26/16 Assemblyman Jay Obernolte has made quite an impact in his first two years in the state Legislature, especially for a member of the minority party. The former Big Bear mayor and council member has seen 19 of his bills signed into law by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown during the 2015-16 session, more than any … Read More

Taxpayer Protection Groups Rate Assemblyman Obernolte

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Published: ROTW News – 11/18/16 Sacramento, CA – The California Taxpayer’s Association (CTA) and the Howard Jarvis Taxpayer’s Association (HJTA) — two of California’s leading taxpayer protection groups — have issued their 2016 legislative scorecards showing top scores for State Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga/23) and Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear Lake/33). Morrell and Obernolte — who represent the mountain communities … Read More

Budget Blues: Uneasey About State Spending, Obernolte Calls for More Prudence Before Next Recession

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Published July 12, 2016 Victorville Daily Press   VICTORVILLE — When California added $2 billion to its so-called rainy day fund in this fiscal year’s budget, it got it right, according to Republican Assemblyman Jay Obernolte. But simultaneously, continued spending increases has the lawmaker uneasy about the shape of the state in the event of the next recession. “I’ll tell … Read More

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Endorses Assemblyman Jay Obernolte

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HESPERIA, CA – Today Assemblyman Jay Obernolte announced that the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association PAC endorsed his candidacy for the 33rd Assembly District. “I am honored to have the support of the most effective advocate for taxpayers in California,” Obernolte stated. “Since being elected I have worked hard to protect taxpayers from increased taxes and debt – and the endorsement … Read More

Groups Give Obernolte High Ranks

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Story from: http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20160211/NEWS/160219945/0/SEARCH   Assemblyman Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, on Thursday announced he had received top scores from taxpayer protection and pro-business groups for his 2015 voting record. Every year these organizations track legislative votes and release a report card ranking legislators on their performance regarding important tax and business issues. Those issuing high marks to Obernolte’s record include the Howard Jarvis … Read More

Assemblyman Jay Obernolte Announces Reelection Bid for California’s 33rd Assembly District

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HESPERIA, CA – Assemblyman Jay Obernolte today announced that he will seek a second term as the representative for California’s 33rd Assembly District in 2016. His district includes the high desert and mountain communities of San Bernardino County. “Two years ago, I ran for State Assembly because I was deeply concerned about the hostile business climate in California. I want to … Read More

Banquet on Saturday to Recognize Businesses

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Story appeared on: http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20160107/NEWS/160109842 Assemblyman Jay Obernolte this week announced finalists for the first Top Chamber Business Awards Ceremony on Saturday, showcasing outstanding businesses and local Chambers within the 33rd Assembly District. In Adelanto, the finalists are: Desert Community Bank, GEO Group, Inc. and Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group. In Barstow, the finalists are: Barstow Community Hospital, Barstow Tire & Brake … Read More

Obernolte Named to Leadership Position

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Story appeared on: http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20160105/NEWS/160109890 Assemblyman Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, was named Tuesday to a leadership position in the state Assembly. Obernolte, who represents the High Desert, was named an assistant Republican leader by Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes, of Yucca Valley. Mayes announced his leadership team for the upcoming legislative session, naming eight other GOP lawmakers from the Assembly Republican Caucus to … Read More

Poll: More Gun Control Not a Solution

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Story Originally Appeared on: http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20151215/NEWS/151219847/0/SEARCH More than 86 percent of respondents believe stricter gun laws are not the solution to preventing mass shootings, according to a Daily Press poll. Between Dec. 7 and Monday, 518 people responded to the online poll, with just 13.51 percent agreeing that further clamping down on gun restrictions could curb mass-casualty tragedies. The poll comes in … Read More

Assemblyman gets perfect score from taxpayers group

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Story Appeared on: http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20151030/NEWS/151039964/0/SEARCH The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association released its 2015 legislative report card Friday and Assemblyman Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia,was among only eight lawmakers who received a perfect score. “It is an honor to receive a 100 percent rating from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association,” Obernolte said. The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association’s 2015 report card was based on 16 bills … Read More

Obernolte Bill Aims at Improving Courthouse Efficiency

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Story Appeared on: http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20150817/NEWS/150819771/0/SEARCH SACRAMENTO — A bill authored by Assemblyman Jay Obernolte aimed at improving efficiency in the courts was recently signed into law. Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed Assembly Bill 249, which will “prohibit a defendant from filing a formal appeal solely on the basis of an error in the calculation of fines, penalty assessments, surcharges, fees, or … Read More

OBERNOLTE TRANSPARENCY BILLS CLEAR COMMITTEES

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Story Appeared on: http://www.vvdailypress.com/article/20150429/NEWS/150429689/0/SEARCH SACRAMENTO — Two bills dealing with government transparency authored by 33rd District Assemblyman Jay Obernolte cleared committees Wednesday, setting the stage for them to move to the Assembly Appropriations Committee, his office said. AB 410 would require state agencies to post to their website any report they’re legally mandated to submit to a legislature committee. “The people … Read More

PACKED HOUSE LISTENS TO OBERNOLTE ON FIRE TAX

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Story Appeared on: http://www.lucernevalleyleader.com/packed-house-listens-obernolte-fire-tax By PETER DAY Senior Reporter The nearly 100 people who attended last Saturday’s “Fire Tax Town Hall” were mad as heck — but encouraged to pay their Fire Protection Fee anyway. During an information-laden, hour-long talk — followed by a question and answer period — at the Lucerne Valley Senior Center, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte explained the hard, … Read More