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Jean Fuller - Vision and clarity: Senate Republicans' priorities for 2016

January 20, 2016
Bakersfield Californian - The “vision” of Republicans is the same as that of all Californians – a state that can once again be the land of opportunities where high-paying, mortgage-supporting jobs are created; a state where educational opportunities are available and affordable to everyone...

California budget reserves to top $11.5 billion: watchdog

November 18, 2015
Reuters - Senate Republican leader Jean Fuller said the strong revenue growth means there is no need to impose new taxes on California families. She called for the legislature to restore rates to MediCal providers and address the needs of the most vulnerable members of society, including the...

Independent analyst: rosy finances for California

November 18, 2015
The Desert Sun - Senate Minority Leader Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, said the state's expected strong financial footing shows more taxes are not needed. Still, even Republicans support some spending increases, such as restoring payments to doctors who provide services for Medi-Cal patients and...

By 2017, California could have $7.2 billion socked away in rainy-day fund

November 18, 2015
Los Angeles Times - California’s finances are in a “decidedly positive” position, evidence of continued progress after the state emerged from a damaging recession years ago, legislative analysts said in a new report Wednesday.

Fuller speaks against Prop. 47, high-speed rail

November 17, 2015
Visalia Times-Delta: Fuller (R-Bakersfield), a state senator whose district includes Tulare, Visalia and Exeter, spoke at the Tulare Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee monthly meeting on Monday.

GOP leaders urge capture of runoff

October 24, 2015
Porterville Recorder - Recognizing that an impending El Niño this winter may result in record rainfall, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) and California Senate Minority Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield), joined by their Republican colleagues, issued a statement regarding a...

Bill to help modernize public schools near military bases signed into law

October 2, 2015
The Bakersfield Californian - A state Senate bill that is expected to help schools on military installations in Kern County find more money for facility repairs was signed into law Friday. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 111, which goes into effect in January.

Fuller: Senate Republicans Fight for California Families

September 30, 2015
FlashReport - With the 2015 Legislative session now in the rear view mirror and my sights set on leading Senate Republicans into 2016, it is clear to me that the principles and values of this great party of ours align quite well with the hard-working residents of this state.

All developmental funding bills — even Republicans’ — should get a fair shot

August 24, 2015
LA Daily News - It surely looks as though partisanship is getting in the way of the state's commitment to take care of its most vulnerable citizens.

There is no California

August 16, 2015 - The drive from Fresno to Palo Alto takes three hours, but you might as well be rocketing from Earth to the moon.