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June 19, 2018
Senator Andy Vidak released the following statement today on grid regionalization: “I agree with Dan Walters that “grid regionalization” could become a boondoggle as big as the so-called “Energy (partial) De-Reg” debacle 22 years ago. The politicians who try to force this issue onto us will...
June 15, 2018
SACRAMENTO – State Senator Andy Vidak announced Friday that Marine Corps veteran Cody Sedano has joined Team Vidak as a District Representative in Vidak’s Fresno office. “It’s an honor to have Cody join our staff,” said Vidak. “Cody served our country overseas with distinction and honor and I am...
June 14, 2018
Sacramento -- Senators Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) and Tom Berryhill (R- Stanislaus), and Assemblymember Jim Patterson (R-Fresno) sent a letter to Governor Brown asking that he overturn a Board of Parole Hearing’s recent decision to release convicted predator-murderer David Weidert from prison. Weidert...
June 13, 2018
In this Issue: Remembering Our Veterans | Vidak’s SB 1137 To Help Veterans Passes In State Senate | Lemoore Takes Center Stage of Surfing World | Mobile Office Hours | Team Vidak Out and About | REAL ID and California Drivers Licenses
May 31, 2018
Senator Andy Vidak has asked fellow members of the San Joaquin Valley Legislative Caucus (SJVLC) to sign onto his letter (below) to the ALRB asking them to obey the recent court decision reprimanding the ALRB for its refusal to count the votes of farmworkers seeking to decertify the UFW. Besides...
May 29, 2018
Citing the appearance and public perception that the decision against funding Temperance Flat was rigged, Senator Andy Vidak has asked the CWC to re-vote. Read Letter (pdf)
May 21, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Andy Vidak’s (R-Hanford) Senate Bill 1137, which would help veterans in California, passed the State Senate on a unanimous 38-0 vote on Monday. It now moves to the State Assembly for consideration. SB 1137 would require the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of...
May 11, 2018
SACRAMENTO - State Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) on Friday called on the legislature to commit $3 billion for school construction needs across California and $1 billion for the Temperance Flat project in the Central Valley. Vidak's request is in response to the Governor's revised budget that was...
May 4, 2018
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement in response to Thursday’s decision by the California Water Commission in regards to Temperance Flat: “Yesterday’s decision by the California Water Commission is disappointing but certainly not surprising. This process has...
April 30, 2018
Many of my Central Valley legislative colleagues are furious that the staff at Governor Jerry Brown’s Water Commission have rigged the system so the recently announced proposed funding for Temperance Flat Reservoir is just that – flat.
April 24, 2018
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement in response to the Senate Public Safety Committee’s defeat of his Senate Bill 1143 today: “SB 1143 would have allowed landlords, rental agents and homeowners to ask prospective tenants or buyers if they had to register with...
April 23, 2018
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) issued the following statement in response to the Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committee's defeat of his Senate Bill 1234 today: "SB 1234 is a simple measure to require that the State do what it requires every other employer in California to do...