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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
Bill to Help Homeowners/Renters Impacted by the Drought Passes Out of the Senate 8.17.16
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Bill to Help Homeowners/Renters Impacted by the Drought Passes Out of the Senate
August 17, 2016
Sacramento – Assembly Bill 1588, authored by Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Porterville), would help homeowners who live in some of the most severely impacted areas of drought by providing grants and low-interest loans for water and wastewater projects. Today, Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford), co-...
Vidak's News & Views: August 2016
August 8, 2016
In this Issue: Andy Blasts the Confirmation of Shiroma to the Corrupt ALRB | August is Valley Fever Awareness Month | Free Entrance Days: National Parks Celebrate 100th Birthday | Team Vidak Out & About | August Mobile District Office Hours | Valley Communities Get Funds for Park-Related Projects | California Conservation Corps 40th Anniversary | Welcome New Team Vidak Interns | Highlights of Andy’s August Calendar
Vidak votes 100 Percent with CalChamber on 'Job Killer' Bills
August 8, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) has voted eight out of eight times with the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) to oppose measures that would kill jobs in the state, according to a recent CalChamber interim job killer vote record report.
Andy Blasts Confirmation of Shiroma to Corrupt ALRB 8.4.16
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Vidak Blasts Confirmation of Shiroma to the Corrupt ALRB
August 4, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today made a blistering speech on the Senate Floor in opposition to the confirmation of Genevieve Shiroma as a member of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) and issued the following statement:
Senator Vidak’s Staff to Offer Mobile District Office Hours
July 25, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today that members of his staff will hold Mobile District Office hours in the following communities in July and August: Sanger Fri., July 29 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sanger Library 1812 7th St., Sanger Dinuba Tues., Aug. 2 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Dinuba National Night...
Vidak Expresses Deep Sadness over the Passing of Senator Sharon Runner
July 14, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement in response to hearing the passing of Senator Sharon Runner:
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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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