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Vidak's News & Views: October 2016
October 5, 2016
In this Issue: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs! | Debacle in the Making | Why Andy Voted ‘NO’ on the Ag Overtime Bill | Team Vidak Out & About | Kings River East Groundwater Sustainability Agency | ‘Districts Make the Difference’ Video Contest | October Mobile Office Hours | Interested in attending a U.S. Military Academy? | Legislative Calendar Highlights
Vidak: 'Energy Grid Regionalization' Plan Could Be Repeat of 'De-Reg' Debacle
September 28, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today sent a letter to legislators and governors in 10 western states (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming) warning them about Governor Brown’s proposed “energy grid regionalization” plan.
Vidak's News and Views: September 2016
September 6, 2016
In this Issue: East Porterville Water Update | High-Speed Rail Update | Andy: The Inconvenient Truth About SB 32 | Legislative Update | Team Vidak Out & About | Smittcamp Family Honors College 2016 Class of Scholars | Kern Nonprofits Receive Kaiser Health Grants | Team Vidak Kern Interns | September Mobile Office Hours | Legislative Calendar Highlights
Vidak Staff to Offer Mobile District Office Hours
September 1, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today that members of his staff will be holding Mobile District Office Hours in the following communities in September:
The Inconvenient Truth About SB 32
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Vidak: The Inconvenient Truth About SB 32
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:
Governor Signs Vidak Measures into Law
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).
Vidak RIPs Cap and Trade
August 23, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement in response to the second straight dismal California cap-and-trade auction:
Well-Intended Bill Will Hurt Farmworker Families
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Vidak: Well-Intended Bill Will Hurt Farmworker Families
August 22, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford), who is also a Central Valley cherry farmer, issued the following statement on his opposition to Assembly Bill 1066 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), which would have the unintended consequence of cutting work hours for farmworkers by requiring overtime pay:
Vidak Expresses Gratitude for Water Hook-Ups in East Porterville
August 19, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement today as the first East Porterville homes were connected to a water system since wells went dry in the summer of 2014:
ICYMI: "The Dirty Truth" on Brown's "Choo Choo"
August 18, 2016
Gov. Brown's attempt to save the planet and his bullet train won't fly
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Why I voted 'No': Deception dodges transparency
Fresno Bee - A guest opinion article written by Andy that was published in the Fresno Bee.
California's Climate Change Revolt: Democrats reject green schemes that raise energy costs for the non-rich
Wall Street Journal - The environmental lobby has tried to turn climate change into a social justice issue even though its anticarbon policies...
'Local Edition' Interviews Andy on Drought/High-Speed Rail
Local Edition - Andy discusses the need for water storage and stopping High-Speed Rail on TimeWarner cable TV’s ‘Local Edition’
Senator Vidak: President & Congress Have Rare Opportunity to Create Sensible Water Policy for All Californians
PublicCEO.com - President Obama should be commended for making it a priority to tour California’s Central Valley this past week to see firsthand the...
Andy Responds to the President's Fresno Visit on Fox Business News
FoxBusiness - Fox Business News host Lou Dobbs interviews Andy on the catastrophic drought and the president’s visit to the Central Valley.
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