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January 10, 2018
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today issued the following statement after Governor Jerry Brown released his proposed budget for 2018-2019: “ Semper in excretia sumus solim profundum variat (We're always in the manure; only the depth varies). We’ll see what actually is grown six months from all of...
January 3, 2018
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) has formally introduced a resolution (text below) to expel Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) from the California State Senate. Senate Resolution 69 can be taken up for a vote when the Senate convenes later this afternoon. Vidak issued this statement: “...
January 3, 2018
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement Wednesday evening after Senator Tony Mendoza announced he was taking a vacation from the California State Senate: “After four hours of horse trading in the Senate Democrat caucus, the only thing that Californians get is Mendoza agreeing...
December 21, 2017
In this Issue: Note from Andy | January 2018 Job & Career Expo | Things we might see in 2018 | Highlights of January’s Legislative Schedule
December 14, 2017
Sacramento - Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) has drafted a resolution (text below) to expel Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) from the California State Senate. Vidak issued this statement: "Many of us have been waiting for Senator Mendoza to do the right thing and resign, but that has not happened...
December 14, 2017
Growing up in a family that is deeply rooted in the education community, I learned at a young age that there are a variety of things that can influence students at school and affect how they learn. One of those variables is the school itself. Providing a safe learning environment is one step towards providing the quality education that our children deserve.
December 11, 2017
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced Monday that his office is teaming up with Coca-Cola and Tachi Palace to host the fourth annual Central Valley Career and Resource Expo on January 25 at Tachi Palace in Lemoore. The event is free of charge to employers and job seekers. “With high...
December 5, 2017
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced Tuesday that Senate Fellow Jason Muehlhoff has joined Team Vidak in his Capitol Office. “I am excited to have Jason on our team and I’m looking forward to getting to work with him over the next year,” Vidak said. “Jason’s education in public policy and...
December 4, 2017
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced Monday that Benjamin Granholm has been named Acting Legislative Director, effective immediately. Legislative Director Lyndsay Mitchell is currently out on maternity leave and will return in early 2018. “Ben has been an extremely valuable member of our staff...
November 29, 2017
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today sent the following letter to Senate President pro-Tempore Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles): The Honorable Kevin de Leon, President pro-Tempore California State Senate State Capitol, Room 205 Sacramento, CA 95814 Dear Senator de Leon: Please consider...

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