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September 19, 2013
Del Monte Foods Tour - Andy will tour the Del Monte Foods plant, a major employer in Senate District 16. The Hanford plant was built in 1976 by Contadina Foods and was acquired by Del Monte in 1997. In 1998, Del Monte consolidated its fresh tomato production into the Hanford Plant.
September 18, 2013
I’m reaching out to you today because of what literally could be a death sentence to the citrus industry and the jobs it brings to our Central Valley. The Valley is the state’s #1 citrus producer. The recent discovery in the Valley of the Asian Citrus Psyllid – known as ACP – could devastate the $2 billion citrus industry and the thousands of jobs it provides if the ACP succeeds in spreading a disease deadly to citrus.
September 16, 2013
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today announced the following district and Capitol staff: BAKERSFIELD District Office 1122 Truxtun Avenue, Suite 100 Bakersfield, CA 93301 Phone: (661) 395-2620 Tomeka Powell, district representative , was most recently an administrative analyst for the Community...
September 13, 2013
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford), Central Valley Citrus Growers and area Ag Commissioners will hold two press conferences on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 regarding the recent discovery in the San Joaquin Valley of a dangerous citrus pest called the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP). The first conference will...
September 11, 2013
Senate Democrat Leadership today killed Senator Andy Vidak’s (R-Hanford) effort to put California’s high-speed rail (HSR) system on the November 2014 ballot for a re-vote and immediately freeze funding for the project until the election. “I was simply asking to let Californians re-vote on high...
September 11, 2013
Today is "Patriot Day" in the State of California to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. The flag at California's State Capitol is flying half-staff to honor those who perished. Today our hearts go out to the families who lost loved ones. Today we remember the unity that...
September 9, 2013
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) sent the following letter today to the 55 members of the California Congressional Delegation urging them expedite the enactment of commonsense and compassionate immigration reform...
August 26, 2013
"I'm simply asking to let the people re-vote on High-Speed Rail," said Vidak. "This runaway money train needs to be returned to the station before another taxpayer penny is spent."
August 12, 2013
Newly-elected Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) thanked his family, friends and supporters today, during his ceremonial swearing in on the floor of the California State Senate: "Thank you to my family and friends that made the trip to be here to celebrate today with us," said Vidak, who also praised...

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