Current Releases & Opinion

02-23-2017
Kinh thưa qúy Thượng Nghị Sĩ và quý đồng hương: Tôi và những người con của Chiến Sĩ Việt Nam Cộng Hòa sẽ không bao giờ quên sự ủng hộ của Cựu Thượng Nghị Sĩ Tom Hayden cho Cộng Sản Việt Nam và sự đàn áp của Cộng Sản Việt Nam đối với người dân Việt Nam. Sau...
02-17-2017
Marijuana Hearing Raises Concerns Over Water and Public Safety. The Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee heard testimony on Thursday, February 16, regarding how the state is implementing Proposition 64, which legalized the recreational use of marijuana in California. The hearing highlighted...
02-9-2017
The full Budget and Fiscal Review Committee met on Thursday, February 9, to vote on two proposals to give pay increases and bonuses to state employees and to review a new costly budget and accounting IT system. New Bonuses for State Employees Contrast with Reductions for Child Care and Scholarships...
02-2-2017
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 17 (SCR) declaring the week of January 30 – February 5 as California Girls and Women in Sports Week. SCR 17 passed unanimously today.
02-1-2017
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) will be recognized tonight at the California Women Lead reception as “Elected Woman of the Year.” The annual event honors leaders in the political, business, and government communities.
01-26-2017
Read Complete Document (pdf) Executive Summary Overview: Budget Deficits Return Despite Record Revenues. California continues to set new records for revenue each year, but with Democrats solely in control of the state budget, deficits are now set to return. The Governor’s January budget projects a...
01-24-2017
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) issued the following response to Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State:
01-24-2017
Senate Budget Vice-Chair Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) issued the following statement on the State of State address:
01-24-2017
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address today:
01-24-2017
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today reacted to Governor Jerry Brown’s 2017 State of the State address, which he delivered to a joint session of the Legislature and the people of California this morning.

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