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August 24, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement on his adamant opposition to Senate Bill 32, a radical environment policy that will worsen poverty in the Central Valley:
August 24, 2016
Today, Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) opposed Senate Bill 32 (Pavley, D-Agoura Hills) and made the case to protect jobs in California.
August 24, 2016
The California Legislature voted to extend greenhouse gas mandates today by passing Senate Bill 32. The measure, if signed by the Governor, would require the California Air Resources Board to impose regulations to ensure statewide greenhouse gas emissions are reduced to 40% (or higher) below the...
August 23, 2016
Legislation designed to amend the California Education Code by removing sections that were dropped during adoption of the Local Control Funding Formula is now law in California thanks to the Governor’s signature on SB 1211.
August 23, 2016
Governor Brown signed into law on Monday Senate Bill 1178 (Child Abuse Poster) and Senate Bill 940 (High-Speed Rail Property Sale Notification) authored by Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford).
August 22, 2016
Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) stood up for local farm workers and farmers today by opposing Assembly Bill 1066 (D-Gonzalez), a measure that would impose strict overtime requirements on the state’s agricultural sector.
August 22, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte), who is also a lifelong farmer, issued the following statement upon Senate passage of Assembly Bill 1066 (Gonzalez D-San Diego), legislation to change California’s agriculture overtime rules:
August 19, 2016
Senator Joel Anderson’s Senate Bill (SB) 514 was signed into law by Governor Brown today. This bill allows applicants to indicate whether or not they want assistance in completing the Covered California application, and prohibits the applicant’s personal information from being shared with private...
August 18, 2016
On Wednesday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senator John Moorlach's Senate Bill 1265 into law. The bill provides a much needed update to the California Probate Code and synchronizes it with the federal tax law.
August 17, 2016
Today, the California Senate voted unanimously to approve Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 142 that designates August 2016 in California as Valley Fever Awareness Month. Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) authored SCR 142.

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