Archived News

April 9, 2015
Senator Vidak announced today that SJR 2, urging Congress and President Obama to create a comprehensive and workable approach to reform the nation’s immigration system, passed both houses of the Legislature with strong bipartisan support.
April 8, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: Andy Supports Drought Relief, Slams Water Mismanagement | Helping Families to Keep More of their Money | Help with Filling out Tax Forms | Team Vidak in the Community & at the Capitol | Veterans Connect @ the Library | Kern County Farm Bureau Awarded $400,000 Grant | Fresno Women’s Empowerment Day
April 8, 2015
Family of murder victim Mike Morganti were surrounded by a coalition of law enforcement, Central Valley legislators, and disability and victims' rights advocates urging the governor to block the parole of David Weidert, the convicted killer of Morganti. Weidert was originally sentenced to life in...
April 2, 2015
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford), and other Valley legislators, sent the following letter to the State Water Resources Control Board urging an extension of critical water releases to the Valley through September: April 1, 2015 The Honorable Felicia Marcus, Chair State Water Resources...
March 27, 2015
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) sent the following letter to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) urging an audit of the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s use of “flash appraisals” and high pressure tactics to acquire property, farms, homes and businesses that are in the path of the bullet train:
March 25, 2015
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) is one of the speakers at the first California Women Lead “Women's Empowerment Day” in Fresno, co-hosted by the Fresno Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “This conference is an extraordinary opportunity to hear from the governor’s appointments secretary...
March 23, 2015
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today he is co-hosting a free tax preparation services event in April to help low-income families, and others who qualify, in the Valley.
March 19, 2015
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement in response to proposed legislation to provide $1 billion in drought relief: This drought relief is desperately needed as California faces a devastating fourth year. It’s criminal that California has a water system that is...
March 17, 2015
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today announced he is authoring Senate Bill 152, a measure that would provide a tax credit for working low-income and middle-class families.
March 11, 2015
Senators Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) and Tom Berryhill (R- Twain Harte), and Assemblymember Jim Patterson (R-Fresno) today sent a letter to Governor Brown asking that he overturn a Board of Parole Hearing’s recent decision to release convicted predator-murderer David Weidert from prison.