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Vidak's News & Views: July 2016
July 1, 2016
In this Issue: Safe & Sane Fireworks | Team Vidak Out & About | July Mobile Office Hours | East Porterville Drought Resources Fair | Valley Leaders and Achievers Honored | Addressing Teacher Shortages | Meet Team Vidak Interns | Upcoming Senate Calendar!
Vidak's News & Views: June 2016
June 3, 2016
In this Issue: High-Speed Rail Update | Water Storage Update | ICYMI: Editorial Slamming High-Speed Rail | SD 14’s 2016 Small Business of the Year | 2016 Small Business Advocate of the Year | Team Vidak Out & About | It’s Hot. Stay Cool. | How Tweet It Is! | Employment Development Department Job Fairs | Highlights of Andy’s June Capitol Calendar
Vidak's News & Views: May 2016
May 1, 2016
In this Issue: Honoring Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day | High-Speed: ‛Let Folks Get Back What Belonged to Them’ | Andy to the Fresno Bee Editorial Board: ‛Nuts!’ | Team Vidak Offers Mobile District Office Hours | Drug Take-Back Day | Andy Helps Small Businesses Prevent ADA Lawsuit Abuse | Team Vidak Out & About | Andy: ‛Special, unplanned elections take money away from local priorities’ | ‛California Through My Eyes’ Photo Contest
Vidak's News & Views: April 2016
April 11, 2016
In this Issue: April is Donate Life Month | Protecting Our Children | Bullet train: Failure to identify funding for Southern California leg unacceptable, official says | FREE Hanford Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo | Team Vidak Out & About | Weston Anderson Joins Team Vidak | CA State Fair Photo Competition | ‘No More’ License Plate | Highlights of Andy’s April Calendar
Vidak's News & Views: March 2016
March 4, 2016
In this Issue: Note from Andy | FREE Hanford Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo | Andy Introduces Legislation to Reimburse Counties for Special Elections | Governor Holds Transportation Projects Hostage to Force Tax Hike Vote | Team Vidak Out & About | Andy Earns Perfect Score from Small Businesses | New Tax Credit Helps Working Families | Highlights of Andy’s March Calendar
Vidak's News & Views: February 2016
February 5, 2016
In this Issue: Note from Andy | Team Vidak Out & About | Valley Career & Resource Expo | Latest Poll Showing Majority of Voters Want to Stop High-Speed Rail | “…just another pitiful whitewash” | Request to Audit High-Speed Rail’s Bloated Costs Defeated | Andy Makes Top of California Small Business Honor Roll | Help to Pay for College: It’s FAFSA Time! | Upcoming ‘Cash for College’ Workshop | February Deadlines for Fellowships & Scholarships | Tune In & Tune Up: $500 SMOG Check Repair Vouchers | Highlights of Andy’s February Calendar
Vidak's News & Views: January 2016
January 12, 2016
IN THIS ISSUE: Note from Andy | Andy Responds to the Governor’s 2016-2017 Budget Proposal | Andy Introduces Legislation to Rename Fresno Veterans Home in Honor of Charlie Waters | Andy Officiates at the Hewitt Wedding | Career Expo January 27: Employers with jobs to fill needed! | Team Vidak Out & About | Kern Co. Veterans Services Department Expands Appointments | Winter Storm Safety | New Programs to Help State Income Tax Filings | Andy’s January Calendar Highlights
Vidak's News & Views: December 2015
December 9, 2015
Howdy Friends – Hoping everyone had a great day of giving thanks spending time with family and friends! Vision Care Clinics In the spirit of gratitude, I want to extend heartfelt thanks to all the folks who helped with the free “Mobile Eyes” vision care clinics in Kings and Tulare counties, which...
Vidak's News and Views: November 2015
November 4, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: 8th Central Valley Honor Flight Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program NAS Lemoore Celebrates Navy’s 240th Anniversary Team Vidak Out & About Free Vision Care Clinics No Cost/Low Cost Flu Shots Porterville Community Coffee Holiday Open House Upcoming Legislative Dates of Note Howdy...
Vidak's News and Views: October 2015
October 6, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: Andy Urges Governor to Veto Bill that Hurts the Valley | Team Vidak Out & About | Valley Community Colleges Rank 1 & 2 in NorCal | Free Vision Care Clinics | Dia de Los Muertos Valleywide | Women’s Empowerment Day – Bakersfield | Save the Date! | Upcoming Legislative Dates of Note
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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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