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Vidak Calls on Jerry Brown to Allow for DNA Testing in Case of Death Row Inmate Kevin Cooper
July 14, 2018
State Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) on Saturday called on Governor Jerry Brown to allow DNA testing in the case of convicted murderer and death row inmate Kevin Cooper.
Vidak: Senate Approves Anti-farmworker appointee for the ALRB
July 5, 2018
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today voted against the reappointment confirmation of Cathryn Rivera-Hernandez as a member of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). “For the last 16 years Rivera-Hernandez has participated in the steady decline, rot and corruption at the ALRB,”...
Vidak and Other Valley Legislators Call on State Superintendent to Fill FFA Advisor Position
July 3, 2018
State Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) and ten other legislators Tuesday called on State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to fill the Superior Region Supervisor/Future Farmers of America (FFA) Advisor position.
Vidak: Senate Rules Committee Becomes Rubber Stamp for Brown's Lame Duck Appointees
June 28, 2018
State Capitol – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today opposed the confirmation of Board of Parole Hearings Commissioner (BOPH) Terri Turner and also ripped into the vetting process of the Senate Rules Committee. “We saw this a couple years ago with the hollow vetting of ALRB (Agricultural Labor...
Vidak Honors Rosa Brothers Milk Company as Small Business of the Year
June 25, 2018
State Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) recognized the Rosa Brothers Milk Company last week as the 14th Senate District’s Small Business of the Year. “It was an honor to recognize the Rosa Brothers Milk Company as the Small Business of the Year in the 14th Senate District,” Vidak said. “Noel and...
Vidak votes against electricity grid regionalization scheme
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...
Marine Corps Veteran Cody Sedano Joins Senator Andy Vidak's Staff
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...
Vidak, Berryhill, and Patterson Urge Jerry Brown to Keep Murderer in Prison
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...
Vidak's News & Views: June 2018
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
Vidak to ARLB: Count farmworkers' votes
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...
Vidak Calls for Re-Vote on Temperance Flat project
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)
Vidak’s SB 1137 to help veterans passes in State Senate
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...
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