- SCA X1 1 (Huff), co-authored by 32 legislators, would constitutionally guarantee that the billions in transportation taxes paid annually by California drivers are used only for transportation purposes.
- Today, the Governor and the ruling Democrats announced a partisan budget deal that would result in a new record high spending level for the state of California. On top of this new spending plan, they announced two special sessions that could impose multiple new taxes.
Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) congratulates Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) on her transition to Senate Republican Leader.
A public safety bill that just has been introduced is getting bipartisan support from Senate Republicans and Democrat Senator Cathleen Galgiani. The new bill is in response to a loophole that allows dangerous felons who are in the country illegally to be released back onto California streets.
Senate Republicans decided to ask Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) to move into the role of Senate Republican Leader effective today. Sen. Fuller was elected to be the next Leader in February 2015, with unanimous support. Today, the Caucus members moved the date up from November 1.
Today, the California State Auditor released its findings of an audit of Caltrans, showing that Caltrans approved the time sheets of an engineer who played golf for 55 workdays from August 2012 to March 2014.
Concerned about public safety in the wake of the death of Kathryn Steinle, Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation to close a loophole that allows dangerous felons back on our streets.