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May 2, 2016
When Californians pay gas taxes at the pump, we expect that money to go toward California’s roads and bridges. Unfortunately, this is not entirely the case.
April 30, 2016
Below is a summary of some subcommittee activity from the past week:
April 26, 2016
California students and disabled veterans stood with the Senate Republican Caucus at a press conference today highlighting 11 Senate Republican priority bills that work to make California affordable.
April 22, 2016
The nonpartisan Legislative Counsel has released a 10-page opinion responding to questions relating to the authority of the Governor and the California Air Resource Board regarding the implementation of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. To read more about the 10 page opinion,...
April 22, 2016
When Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a new law to increase the minimum wage 50 percent by 2022, it was hailed by some as an historic achievement that will reduce income inequality. But I fear that when the law is fully implemented, income inequality will remain virtually unchanged while making...
April 20, 2016
Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) today celebrated California Aviation Day at the State Capitol with other aviation enthusiasts and members of the California Aviation Caucus.
April 18, 2016
Below is a summary of some subcommittee activity from the past week:
April 18, 2016
February’s sentencing of former state Sen. Leland Yee in a political corruption case closed a dark chapter in the history of the Legislature, and also presents an opportunity to close the legal loopholes that may allow such behavior again.
April 18, 2016
In recognition of Tax Day, Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) announced a package of legislation that will help provide much-needed financial relief to over-taxed, over-burdened Californians.
April 14, 2016
Below is a summary of some subcommittee activity from the past week:

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