Archived Vidak News & Views

May 1, 2016
In this Issue: Honoring Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day | High-Speed: ‛Let Folks Get Back What Belonged to Them’ | Andy to the Fresno Bee Editorial Board: ‛Nuts!’ | Team Vidak Offers Mobile District Office Hours | Drug Take-Back Day | Andy Helps Small Businesses Prevent ADA Lawsuit Abuse | Team Vidak Out & About | Andy: ‛Special, unplanned elections take money away from local priorities’ | ‛California Through My Eyes’ Photo Contest
April 11, 2016
In this Issue: April is Donate Life Month | Protecting Our Children | Bullet train: Failure to identify funding for Southern California leg unacceptable, official says | FREE Hanford Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo | Team Vidak Out & About | Weston Anderson Joins Team Vidak | CA State Fair Photo Competition | ‘No More’ License Plate | Highlights of Andy’s April Calendar
March 4, 2016
In this Issue: Note from Andy | FREE Hanford Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo | Andy Introduces Legislation to Reimburse Counties for Special Elections | Governor Holds Transportation Projects Hostage to Force Tax Hike Vote | Team Vidak Out & About | Andy Earns Perfect Score from Small Businesses | New Tax Credit Helps Working Families | Highlights of Andy’s March Calendar
February 5, 2016
In this Issue: Note from Andy | Team Vidak Out & About | Valley Career & Resource Expo | Latest Poll Showing Majority of Voters Want to Stop High-Speed Rail | “…just another pitiful whitewash” | Request to Audit High-Speed Rail’s Bloated Costs Defeated | Andy Makes Top of California Small Business Honor Roll | Help to Pay for College: It’s FAFSA Time! | Upcoming ‘Cash for College’ Workshop | February Deadlines for Fellowships & Scholarships | Tune In & Tune Up: $500 SMOG Check Repair Vouchers | Highlights of Andy’s February Calendar
January 12, 2016
IN THIS ISSUE: Note from Andy | Andy Responds to the Governor’s 2016-2017 Budget Proposal | Andy Introduces Legislation to Rename Fresno Veterans Home in Honor of Charlie Waters | Andy Officiates at the Hewitt Wedding | Career Expo January 27: Employers with jobs to fill needed! | Team Vidak Out & About | Kern Co. Veterans Services Department Expands Appointments | Winter Storm Safety | New Programs to Help State Income Tax Filings | Andy’s January Calendar Highlights
December 9, 2015
Howdy Friends – Hoping everyone had a great day of giving thanks spending time with family and friends! Vision Care Clinics In the spirit of gratitude, I want to extend heartfelt thanks to all the folks who helped with the free “Mobile Eyes” vision care clinics in Kings and Tulare counties, which...
November 4, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: 8th Central Valley Honor Flight Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program NAS Lemoore Celebrates Navy’s 240th Anniversary Team Vidak Out & About Free Vision Care Clinics No Cost/Low Cost Flu Shots Porterville Community Coffee Holiday Open House Upcoming Legislative Dates of Note Howdy...
October 6, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: Andy Urges Governor to Veto Bill that Hurts the Valley | Team Vidak Out & About | Valley Community Colleges Rank 1 & 2 in NorCal | Free Vision Care Clinics | Dia de Los Muertos Valleywide | Women’s Empowerment Day – Bakersfield | Save the Date! | Upcoming Legislative Dates of Note
September 3, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: #BuildDamStorage | Sierra Forest Products Tour | Kudos to Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | $7 Billion in Unclaimed Property | Team Vidak Out & About | Save the Date: Women’s Empowerment Day -- Bakersfield | Heartfelt Thanks to Senate Fellow Carolina Garcia | Legislative Update/Deadlines
August 5, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: Opinion: California bullet train: High cost, tiny impact | Transportation Tax Dollars Need to Fix Road | The Poet Laureate from Fowler | Team Vidak Out & About | That’s so Tweet! | Andy Urges More Funds for Central Valley CSUs | ‘Day of the Cowboy’ | Claudia Salinas Joins Team Vidak | Legislative Update/Deadlines