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August 25, 2015
WHO: Sierra Forest Products Co-Owner Larry Duysen and employees Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Porterville) WHAT: Sierra Forest Products Tour Senator Vidak and Assemblymember Mathis will tour Sierra Forest Products, the most southern saw mill in California, to learn...
August 21, 2015
How to explain the seemingly inexplicable? There is no California, which is a misnomer. There is no such state. Instead there are two radically different cultures and landscapes with little in common, each equally dysfunctional in quite different ways. Apart they are unworldly, together a disaster.
August 19, 2015
Senator Andy Vidak’s (R-Hanford) Senate Bill 13x passed the Senate Transportation Committee today, but Democrat senators on the same committee today killed SB 3x, Vidak’s bipartisan measure to allow a re-vote on High-Speed Rail.
August 5, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: Opinion: California bullet train: High cost, tiny impact | Transportation Tax Dollars Need to Fix Road | The Poet Laureate from Fowler | Team Vidak Out & About | That’s so Tweet! | Andy Urges More Funds for Central Valley CSUs | ‘Day of the Cowboy’ | Claudia Salinas Joins Team Vidak | Legislative Update/Deadlines
August 3, 2015
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today that Claudia Salinas has been hired as district scheduler/representative in Vidak’s Hanford office. Salinas most recently worked as a communications dispatcher for the State Center Community College Police Department in Fresno. Her duties...
July 1, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: Reedley Community Coffee | ICYMI: California: Running On Empty | Team Vidak Offers Mobile District Office Hours | Small Business of the Year | Team Vidak Out & About | Comcast’s Valley Student Leaders and Achievers | Money for Vocational/Career Tech Training | It’s Hot. Stay Cool. | Legislative Update/Deadlines
June 30, 2015
Sacramento – During an extraordinary session of the Legislature on transportation and infrastructure issues, Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today introduced bipartisan legislation to allow Californians to vote again on the controversial High-Speed Rail (HSR) project. “The High-Speed Rail of today...
June 26, 2015
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement regarding the tragic death of Bakersfield Police Department Officer David Nelson: My entire staff and I send our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Nelson, who gave the ultimate sacrifice...
June 19, 2015
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today issued the following statement on the 2015-2016 Budget:
June 16, 2015
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today announced Mobile District Office hours will be held in the following communities in July:

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