Current Releases

March 23, 2017
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s decision to only allow a 65% water allocation to Central Valley Project (CVP) contractors this year: We have had all this rain this year, we're coming off of one of the worst...
March 22, 2017
Alpaugh, Corcoran Floodwatch/Alerta de inundacíon para Alpa Para el español, por favor haga clic aquí Howdy friends — We have had an incredibly wet winter season and the snowpack is tremendous! As happy as we are to have water and snow, the winter months are coming to an end and some Central Valley...
March 22, 2017
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) and several other Central Valley legislators last night sent the following letter to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior requesting that Central Valley Project contractors receive a 100% allocation of water this year: March 21, 2017 The...
March 20, 2017
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) is reaching out to the arts community in search of a contemporary artist whose work expresses the Valley’s unique way of life. “This is an extraordinary opportunity for an artist from the 14th Senate District to have his or her art displayed at the State...
March 13, 2017
Sacramento – State Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today sent the following letter to Senate President pro-Tempore Kevin De Leon calling for an investigation into reported threats and an obscenity-laced tirade by ALRB Member Isadore Hall: March 13, 2017 The Honorable Kevin De Leon President pro...
February 22, 2017
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today that members of his staff will be holding Mobile District Office Hours in the following communities in March:
February 22, 2017
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement in response to the recent murder of Whittier Police Officer Keith Boyer in Los Angeles County.
February 16, 2017
A shortage of affordable housing has forced many farmworker families into unsafe and unhealthy living conditions. There are entire families living in one room, sharing an apartment with several other families, and many seasonal workers are sleeping in closets and outdoor utility sheds without access to running water or electricity.
February 16, 2017
Sacramento - El Senador Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) presentó hoy la Ley Senatorial 530, una medida para ayudar a mejorar las condiciones de vida de los trabajadores agrícolas temporeros. La escasez de viviendas asequibles ha obligado a muchas familias campesinas a vivir en condiciones peligrosas e...
February 15, 2017
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today introduced two measures related to California’s controversial High-Speed Rail (HSR) project: Senate Bill 414 calls for an HSR revote; Senate Bill 415 addresses abandoned and unused HSR property.