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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...
October 11, 2013
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s signing of Assembly Bill 711, which bans the use of lead ammunition in hunting. “Governor Brown’s all-out assault on our 2nd Amendment rights is outrageous. Assembly Bill 711 will effectively ban hunting in...
October 10, 2013
Howdy folks – It’s been an amazing ride since we were sworn into office in Hanford on August 10! One of the key things I worked on in Sacramento during the last few days of the Legislative Session was to ask my colleagues in the Senate to let you re-vote on High-Speed Rail. I’m disappointed, but...
October 10, 2013
Hola, amigos: ¡Hemos transitado período asombroso desde que juramos nuestros cargos en Hanford el 10 de agosto! Uno de los asuntos claves en los que he trabajado en Sacramento durante los últimos días de la Sesión Legislativa fue en solicitarles a mis colegas del Senado que les permitieran a...
October 7, 2013
I’m shocked Governor Brown has once again turned his back on farmers, farm workers and the agriculture community in California. Clearly Mr. Brown has not learned from his past mistakes. The governor’s veto of AB 571 could literally be a death sentence for the California citrus industry and the thousands of jobs it brings to our Central Valley.

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