Archived Releases

May 29, 2015
WHO: Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims Reedley Police Chief Joe Garza Senator Andy Vidak WHAT: The public is invited to a Legislative Community Coffee to learn more about what Senator Vidak is doing to help the Valley, and hear a public safety update from Sheriff Mims and Police Chief Garza...
May 14, 2015
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today that Rogelio Caudillo has been promoted to full-time district representative in Vidak’s district office in Hanford.
May 11, 2015
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) co-signed the following letter to Governor Jerry Brown outlining water policy priorities during the state’s devastating fourth year of drought:
May 7, 2015
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) released the following statement today responding to a news conference in Fresno announcing the California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) Low-Income Weatherization Program, which the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (cap and trade auction proceeds...
April 23, 2015
California’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) Wednesday rejected Senator Andy Vidak’s (R-Hanford) request to have the independent State Auditor investigate the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s use of “flash appraisals” and high pressure tactics to take property, farms, homes and businesses that are in the path of the proposed bullet train.
April 20, 2015
Sacramento -- Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) is reaching out to the art community in search of a contemporary artist whose work expresses the Valley’s unique way of life. “This is an awesome opportunity for an artist from the 14th Senate District to have his or her art displayed at the State...
April 16, 2015
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak’s (R-Hanford) Senate Bill 5, to stop Californian’s hidden gas tax, was defeated in the Senate Environmental Quality Committee Wednesday on a party-line vote of 2 to 5. “Coastal elites don’t get it that gasoline isn’t a luxury for most Californians, it is a necessity...
April 15, 2015
The Senate Rules Committee today appointed State Senator Andy Vidak to serve on the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee.
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
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...