Archived Releases

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.
March 9, 2015
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement after joining Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove), other members of the California Legislature and veterans groups representatives, to announce the introduction of a Senate Constitutional Amendment (SCA) on Wednesday to...
February 27, 2015
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak issued the following statement in response to the Bureau of Reclamation’s announcement of zero percent water allocation for the Valley. It’s outrageous that state and federal bureaucrats are putting fish before suffering families. Instead of desperately-needed water...
February 23, 2015
In a letter to Governor Brown and Democrat Legislative leadership, Senate Republicans today laid out their priorities on how to approach restoring California’s ailing transportation infrastructure, which will be a major issue in Sacramento this year. “The people of California are frustrated with...
February 13, 2015
Sacramento – Today, the Senate unanimously passed Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 2 authored by Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford), urging Congress and President Obama to work together to create a comprehensive and workable approach to reform the nation’s immigration system. “Unanimous, bipartisan...