Current News

May 25, 2016
Helping restore the American Dream in California starts with working to make California affordable.
May 20, 2016
Budget subcommittees met several times this past week to begin voting on the Governor’s May Revision budget proposal. Below is a summary of some key subcommittee activity this week:
May 19, 2016
The May Revision reflects slower revenue growth and avoids major new General Fund spending proposals. The Governor has called again for fiscal restraint, and Senate Republicans hope it is more than a sound bite this time. The Governor already committed to massive future spending increases through the new minimum wage requirement, and legislative Democrats are seeking billions in spending on new or expanded programs. The May Revision also adopts the $2 billion homelessness bond for the mentally ill previously proposed by Senator De Leon.
May 19, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) issued the following statement in response to the Legislature agreeing to a package of bills that further restrict the rights of California’s law-abiding gun owners:
May 19, 2016
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside) today issued the following statement regarding several anti-gun bills that were passed by the State Senate this morning:
May 19, 2016
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding the anti-gun bills that were passed out of the Senate:
May 19, 2016
Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement after today’s votes on firearms bills:
May 19, 2016
Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement after today’s votes on firearms bills:
May 18, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) is pleased to announce the winners of the 42nd annual Capitol Frog Jump. Elected officials, legislative staffers, media, and members of the public jockeyed their frogs in hopes of winning the coveted trophies.
May 17, 2016
We’ve been hearing that we need to reinvest in our transportation infrastructure, but it is widely recognized that we need to make drastic changes in how we fund transportation.

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