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Local lawmakers deliver bipartisan win for taxpayers

July 14, 2017
(OC REGISTER) At a time when our politics is polarized: here’s a rare bipartisan win for taxpayers. Last week, a bipartisan panel of California lawmakers unanimously approved an independent audit of an obscure government agency: the South Orange County Wastewater Authority. Despite opposition from...

Governor Brown Authorizes State Funds to Help Stop Deadly Citrus Disease

July 2, 2017
(Valley Voice) California citrus growers will soon get help from the State to stop a devastating plant disease threatening residential and commercial citrus trees. … CCM would like to thank the following legislators for their support of the California citrus industry and acknowledge their efforts...

JEAN FULLER: Misplaced legislative priorities cost taxpayers billions

April 28, 2017
State senators and Assembly members from Bakersfield recently voted against one of the largest tax increases in California history that will ensure it becomes more expensive to live, work and raise a family in California. For example, a driver with a car value of $25,000, driving 15,000 miles per...

McCarthy, Fuller, and Fong urge greater allocation to State Water Project contractors

April 14, 2017
(23ABC News Bakersfield) Congressman Kevin McCarthy, Senator Jean Fuller, and Assemblyman Vince Fong led members of the U.S. House of Representatives, California State Senate, and California State Assembly on a written request asking that California state agencies increase the allocation to State...

Taft-area paramedic supervisor honored

April 12, 2017
(Taft Midway Driller) Next, Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller hosted the Hall Ambulance Stars in her office, presenting each of them with a framed Senate Resolution recognizing their individual acts of heroism and dedication to the people they serve in Kern County. “It’s an honor for me to...

State, local leaders react to transportation bill’s passage

April 8, 2017
(The Daily Independent) Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield), who represents Ridgecrest and the Indian Wells Valley, expressed her disappointment for a tax she sees as a hindrance for taxpayers.

Locals react to lawmakers approving gas tax bill

April 7, 2017
(KBAK/KBFX) While grocery shoppers will also be paying more for their food, Nick Ortez with the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce said consumers will also see an increase across several industries.

Paramedics and EMTs to be honored

March 30, 2017
(The Bakersfield Californian) Thirteen emergency medical services professionals will be honored Monday for their exemplary care to the people of Kern County. California Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, will recognize them in her office at the State Capitol, according to a press...

Republicans ask Senate secretary to recuse himself from Nguyen investigation

March 2, 2017
(Sacramento Bee) The drama over Sen. Janet Nguyen’s ejection from the floor session a week ago resumed Thursday when the Senate Republican leader asked the Senate’s top staff member to recuse himself from an investigation into the incident. Senate Republican leader Jean Fuller requested a review of...

GOP senator, a Vietnamese refugee, removed from California Senate floor after criticizing Tom Hayden

February 23, 2017
(San Jose Mercury News) Republican legislators are decrying what they call a free-speech violation after Sen. Janet Nguyen, an Orange County Republican, was forcibly removed from the Senate floor Thursday morning during an attempt to criticize the late California Sen. Tom Hayden.