Current Releases

June 15, 2017
Today, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement on the passage of the state budget: “The legislature passed a state budget that spends too much to be sustainable, taxes Californians too much to be affordable, and ignores too many issues important to voters. “Portions of...
June 14, 2017
“I will continue to pray for the full and quick recovery of the victims of today’s events in Virginia. “From California to Virginia, unfettered political rhetoric is out of control and needs to stop. Not only because it is in the best interests of the constituents we represent but because it can...
June 1, 2017
Today, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) voted against changes to the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) program contained in Senate Bill 249 (Allen) that could lead to the end of the OHV program entirely. “As an avid OHV enthusiast, and a representative of a large portion of the folks who utilize these...
May 11, 2017
“Since the start of the legislative session, taxpayers have already been saddled with historic tax increases, threatened with higher tuition costs, and warned to prepare for higher home energy costs. Give taxpayers a break, spend their money efficiently, and send the governor a more effective budget that takes into account the rising cost to live and work in California.”
May 2, 2017
Today, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement in response to the Senate Democrats introduction of Senate Bill 100. SB 100 would mandate that 100 percent of California’s electricity be generated from renewable sources by 2045.
April 27, 2017
Today, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) presented Senate Resolution 32 to declare April as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month. The resolution passed unanimously and will help bring more awareness to this deadly birth defect. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) affects 1 in every 2...
April 6, 2017
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) released this statement following the passage of Senate Bill 1, the largest gas tax hike in California’s history. Senate Bill 1 passed, 27-11.
April 4, 2017
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) recently recognized 13 emergency service professionals with a Senate Resolution for their exemplary life-saving performance, dedication and compassionate care delivered to the residents of Kern County.
March 30, 2017
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued a statement following the release of a $5.2 billion dollar a year transportation plan pushed through by Governor Brown and Capitol Democrats. The transportation proposal would be the largest gas tax increase in state history and includes a massive increase to the diesel tax and vehicle license fee.
March 28, 2017
Today, Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) joined members of the Senate Republican Caucus to stand up for veterans in California. Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove), Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), and Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) announced a package of legislative bills designed to assist and uplift the veteran community.

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