Current Releases

February 16, 2018
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today introduced Senate Bill 1337, which will create the Student Intern Tax Credit Pilot Program to allow small businesses to receive a tax credit for hiring interns. “Internships are incredibly valuable in today’s workforce,” said Vidak. “Internships...
February 15, 2018
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today introduced Senate Bill 1234, which will require California state agencies to pay their employees at least twice per month. Current state law requires private sector employers to pay their employees twice per calendar month on days designated in...
February 13, 2018
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today that he has introduced Senate Bill 1137, which would require the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and the California Department of Consumers Affairs (DCA) to increase awareness and notification for veterans regarding...
January 31, 2018
Team Vidak on Wednesday announced its Mobile Office Hours for the month of February. Mobile District Office hours are an opportunity for Senate District 14 residents to meet locally with a Team Vidak representative to hear more about Andy’s work in Sacramento and the Central Valley, have their...
January 26, 2018
Over 80 employers and 400 job seekers attended Career & Resource Expo HANFORD – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) held his fourth annual Career & Resource Expo on Thursday at Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Lemoore. Over 80 employers with open jobs attended Thursday’s job fair along with...
January 25, 2018
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement today on the Senate Democrats' panicked plan to continue Tony Mendoza's paid vacation by quickly passing Senate Resolution 79 this morning: "Given the choice of helping match job seekers with employers looking to hire, OR dealing with...
January 16, 2018
Team Vidak celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday attending several events across the Central Valley in Bakersfield, Hanford, and Fresno.
January 16, 2018
Team Vidak attended Friday’s ribbon cutting and grand opening of a brand new pedestrian bridge in McFarland! With this new ADA-compliant bridge now open, people will be able to safely cross the highway with ease! Andy’s staff presented a Senate Certificate of Recognition before the official ribbon...
January 10, 2018
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today issued the following statement after Governor Jerry Brown released his proposed budget for 2018-2019: “ Semper in excretia sumus solim profundum variat (We're always in the manure; only the depth varies). We’ll see what actually is grown six months from all of...
January 3, 2018
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) has formally introduced a resolution (text below) to expel Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) from the California State Senate. Senate Resolution 69 can be taken up for a vote when the Senate convenes later this afternoon. Vidak issued this statement: “...

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