October 8, 2013
Andy met with the folks at PFFJ (a subsidiary of Hormel) in Corcoran for the first visit on his “Whistle-Stop-the-High-Speed- Rail” tour. The pig agribusiness, which is major employer in our Central Valley, is in the crosshairs of High-Speed Rail.
October 3, 2013
Front: Daniel Medina. Back from left to right: Paula Vinzant, Christine Caprelian and Johnny Alvarado.
October 2, 2013
Andy had a great time at the 130th Anniversary and Opening Ceremonies of the Big Fresno Fair. He had the chance to catch up with a lot of folks, including Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer.
September 20, 2013
Andy urges the public to be vigilant in helping to stop the Asian Citrus Psyllid, which could destroy our Central Valley citrus industry and the jobs it provides.
September 18, 2013
September 18, 2013
Senator Andy Vidak at a 9/17/13 news conference in a Fowler citrus grove urges Governor Brown to sign AB 571, which would provide $5 million for research and programs to fight citrus pests and the diseases they carry.
September 11, 2013
Senator Andy Vidak offers a set of amendments to put California’s high-speed rail system on the November 2014 ballot for a re-vote and immediately freeze funding for the project until the election. The Senate voted 24 to 11 along party lines to reject the set of amendments.
September 9, 2013
Senator Andy Vidak speaks in opposition to AB 711, a bill that would mandate a ban on traditional lead ammunition used by hunters and sportsmen and women.
September 4, 2013
From left to right: Senator Andy Vidak, Rear Admiral Patrick Lorge, Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg