Archived Video

August 19, 2015
Andy presents his Senate Bill 13x in the Senate Transportation Committee. The committee passed the measure, would create a Transportation Inspector General to investigate Caltrans and the High-Speed Rail Authority and then report back to the Legislature any instances of fraud, waste and abuse. This...
August 19, 2015
Andy presents his Senate Bill 3x in the Senate Transportation Committee. Senate Democrats on the committee killed the bill, which would have allowed a re-vote on the controversial High-Speed Rail (HSR) project. The bipartisan measure, co-authored by Assemblyman Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), would...
June 19, 2015
During the budget debate, Andy offered an amendment to one of the budget trailer bills, Assembly Bill 117, which streamlines the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), making it faster and easier for billionaire NBA owners to build a new sports arena in San Francisco and well-connected...
June 19, 2015
During the Senate debate on budget trailer bill, Andy spoke out against Senate Bill 88 which will violate private water rights and force the consolidation of local water agencies. “This bill is masquerading as a solution to the problems of East Porterville and communities like it. But, in reality,...
June 15, 2015
During the Senate debate on the 2015-2016 Budget, Andy spoke out against Assembly Bill 95 – a budget trailer bill – that would gut the oversight of the California High-Speed Rail Authority.
June 4, 2015
Andy spoke in opposition to Senate Bill 128 (Wolk/Monning), which would legalize assisted suicide for individuals diagnosed with terminal illnesses. The measure passed the Senate on a 23-14 vote.
June 3, 2015
Andy spoke in support of Senate Bill 38 (Liu), which would create a state earned income tax credit so that hard-working, low-income families who are struggling to make ends meet can keep more of the money they earn. “This is not a hand out. It’s a hand up,” said Andy.
June 2, 2015
Andy spoke in support of Senate Bill 4 (Lara). “I support Senate Bill 4 for the simple fact that taxpayers are already paying high health care cost for undocumented Californians when they show up in our emergency rooms,” Andy told his Senate colleagues.
April 22, 2015
California’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) at a hearing at the Capitol rejected Andy’s request to have the independent State Auditor investigate the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s use of “flash appraisals” and high pressure tactics to take property, farms, homes and businesses...
April 9, 2015
Andy urged an “aye” on his Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 2, which urges Congress and President Obama to work together to create a comprehensive and workable approach to reform the nation’s immigration system. SJR 2 passed both houses of the Legislature with strong bipartisan support (39 – 0 in the...