Current Releases & Opinion

05-5-2017
Since 2014, there have been several attempts to repeal a cap that prohibits school districts from saving for a rainy day. Senate Bill 590, introduced by Senator Moorlach and co-authored by Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) aimed once again to repeal the burdensome cap. Sacramento Democrats killed SB 590 in the Senate Education Committee last week.
05-4-2017
For years, Democratic leaders have taken California in a perilous direction. Our state has some of the highest taxes and is frequently ranked the worst place to do business by CEOs from around the nation. Democrats promote big government policies ranking the state above citizens. Tax dollars are...
05-2-2017
Today, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement in response to the Senate Democrats introduction of Senate Bill 100. SB 100 would mandate that 100 percent of California’s electricity be generated from renewable sources by 2045.
05-1-2017
California is known for many extraordinary landmarks and qualities, like the Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood, and our beautiful weather. You can unfortunately add another item to that list, which was spotlighted by Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters:
04-28-2017
Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement on the signing of Senate Bill 1 which is a $5.2 billion annual tax increase that will grow over time and has no sunset date.
04-28-2017
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today issued the following statement in reaction to the signing of Senate Bill 1, the gas tax hike, by Governor Brown:
04-28-2017
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown's signing of Senate Bill 1, the transportation proposal recently passed by the legislature that imposes $52 billion in permanent new gas taxes and user fees on motorists.
04-28-2017
Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) issued the following statement after Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the largest gas tax increase in state history:
04-28-2017
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) issued the following statement today after Governor Jerry Brown signed SB-1, the largest gas tax increase in state history:
04-28-2017
Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Vice Chair of the Senate Budget Committee, issued the following statement after the Governor imposed a $52 billion tax increase on the people of California:

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