Archived News

January 27, 2016
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement today in response to the governor’s proposed ballot measure to reduce the time felons stay in prison. The Governor for decades has enjoyed taxpayer-funded, round-the-clock protection for his family, yet he continues to play...
January 26, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford), and a bipartisan coalition of state legislators, sent the following letter to the state and federal water agencies expressing the critical need for increased water flows, rather than wasting millions of gallons of storm water:
January 25, 2016
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) delivered separate letters to the chairs of two legislative committees urging that they allow opponents of High-Speed Rail (HSR) to have a fair opportunity to be heard during upcoming hearings on the controversial project. One letter went to the chair of...
January 21, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following response to the governor’s State of the State address:
January 19, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) has teamed up with U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao, The Wonderful Company and Tachi Palace for the Central Valley Career and Resource Expo on January 27 in Lemoore.
January 15, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following response to a statewide poll released Thursday that shows voters want to stop High-Speed Rail:
January 14, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today that he is a co-author of Assembly Bill 1649 by Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield). AB 1649 urges the Brown Administration to expedite water storage projects, consistent with the goals of Proposition 1, the $7.12 billion Water Bond approved by California voters in 2014.
January 13, 2016
On a party-line vote, the California’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) today rejected Senator Andy Vidak’s (R-Hanford) request to audit the California High-Speed Rail (HSR) Authority’s secretive internal process for estimating the costs to build the controversial bullet train project.
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
January 12, 2016
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) earned top marks on the California Small Business Association (CSBA) and the California Small Business Roundtable (CSBR) 2015 Legislative Honor Roll for his “continued non-partisan efforts to promote small business growth in California”.