In Case You Missed It Archive

Judge: An ‘indomitable spirit’

October 29, 2016
Visalia Times Delta - During the memorial service, led by long-time friend Father Rod Craig, a resolution to the senate regarding Conn’s extensive service to the legal community was read.The resolution, drafted by Andy Vidak and Jean Fuller, recognized his “indomitable spirit” and thanked him for...

Effort to halt bonus repayment demands

October 24, 2016
Bakersfield Californian - Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy and 24 of his House colleagues on Monday asked the U.S. Defense Department to halt efforts to recover decade-old reenlistment bonuses paid to thousands of California Army National Guard soldiers. ... State Sen. Jean Fuller, R-...

Wastewater treatment plant starts with groundbreaking

October 21, 2016
Hi Desert Star - It was a historic day for Yucca Valley and even for California, public officials said as Hi-Desert Water District broke ground for a wastewater treatment plant Thursday morning.

Clinical trial to begin amid looming valley fever epidemic

October 13, 2016
Bakersfield Californian - On the eve of what could be the worst year for valley fever cases since the so-called Great Epidemic of the early 1990s, national health care leaders announced Thursday the start of a clinical trial to gain more insight into the effectiveness of early treatment.

Bill that would phase in overtime pay for farm workers is headed to assembly floor

August 23, 2016
KGET - A bill that would phase in overtime pay for farm workers is headed to the state assembly for a final vote. The bill passed the state senate with two-thirds vote yesterday. Both Senators Jean Fuller and Andy Vidak oppose the legislation, saying it will only compound our local economic troubles

Senator Fuller Pushes to Raise Awareness of Valley Fever

August 18, 2016
Ridgecrest Daily Independent - On Wednesday, Aug. 17, the California Senate voted unanimously to approve Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 142 that designates August 2016 in California as Valley Fever Awareness Month. Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) authored SCR 142.

State Senator delivers message about Valley Fever

August 18, 2016
KGET-TV - Valley fever is not a statewide problem, but very few people are immune to it once they've been infected and it can be deadly. That was the message delivered to state lawmakers Wednesday by Bakersfield Senator Jean Fuller. "Our state has seen the infection rate double since 1999.. Central...

State Senate recognizes August as Valley Fever Awareness Month

August 17, 2016
(KBAK/KBFX) - The California Senate voted Wednesday to approve a valley fever resolution authored by state Sen. Jean Fuller, of Bakersfield.

Dan Walters: Jerry Brown will try end run to extend state’s war on carbon

July 5, 2016
Sacramento Bee - Gov. Jerry Brown, stymied in the Legislature, will attempt to extend the state’s crackdown on carbon emissions into the next decade by decree. Late Friday, Brown’s Air Resources Board dispatched a memo declaring that it would unveil a draft of new regulations next Tuesday,...

Voting is an appropriate way to thank our armed forces

June 5, 2016
(Bakersfield Californian) Every American enjoys the rights and freedoms this great nation provides because of the sacrifices made by those defending democracy. We should honor those sacrifices by holding in high regard our freedoms, including our right to vote.