Archived Releases

November 7, 2013
Who: Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) What: Whistle-Stop at Cooper Family Farm Andy will visit the owners of Cooper Family Farm in Tulare County as part of his “Whistle-Stop-the-High-Speed Rail” tour. The 600-plus acre farm has been in the Cooper Family since 1956, farming cotton, alfalfa and winter...
November 1, 2013
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following letter in response to the High-Speed Rail (HSR) Authority’s announcement of yet another last-minute change to the bullet train’s route with only a week’s notice of a public hearing: November 1, 2013 The Honorable Dan Richard, Chairman California...
October 30, 2013
Today, Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (R-O’Neals) and a bi-partisan group of twenty-three members of the legislative rural caucus sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown urging him to protect future funding for high school agricultural education programs.
October 29, 2013
ABC reports on Andy’s “Whistle-Stop-the-High-Speed-Rail” tour with a long-time business that is in the path of the bullet train.
October 24, 2013
Who: Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) What: Whistle-Stop at the Cosmopolitan Andy will visit the Cosmopolitan Bar & Grill Monday in downtown Fresno as part of his “Whistle-Stop-the-High-Speed Rail” tour. The restaurant and full-service catering company, which has been owned and operated by the...
October 23, 2013
Everyone is cordially invited to our newly-opened Hanford District Office for a legislative update, and for an opportunity to share with us issues that are important to you and your family.
October 21, 2013
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today sent the following letter to the secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation urging the state to contract with Community Correctional Facilities in Coalinga, Delano, Shafter and Taft to help with California’s prison overcrowding...
October 18, 2013
Inspired by a recent visit to a Central Valley employer in the path of California’s High-Speed Rail (HSR) project, Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today he has launched the “Whistle-Stop-the-High-Speed Rail” tour. “My visit to PFFJ makes me even more determined to stop High-Speed Rail,”...
October 17, 2013
WHO: Senator Andy Vidak WHEN: 10 a.m., Fri., Oct. 18, 2013 WHAT: Veterans Home of California Fresno – Grand Opening Ceremony Andy will be presenting a Senate Resolution at the grand opening Friday of the Veterans Home of California Fresno, hosted by the California Department of Veterans Affairs...
October 16, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today joined with Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) in calling for a hearing to investigate the practices of California Employment Development Department and their actions following a stoppage in the issuance of unemployment insurance checks in September and delaying...

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