Tag Archives: State Sen. Jim Nielsen

Sell Empire Mine State Historic Park? Who knew!

While some local movers-and-shakers were in Sacramento Thursday urging a speed-up to repair of the Bridgeport Covered Bridge,  a Senate subcommittee was endangering the county’s prized tourist attraction. And none of Nevada County’s leaders had a clue this was happening. A state Senate subcommittee approved … Continue reading

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Representative government ain’t what it used to be

You would think the people who represent us in Congress and the state legislature would be able to find a nice place to live in the sprawling geographic regions they represent. But that apparently is a problem. State Sen. Ted … Continue reading

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