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August 10, 2018
California State Budget includes $3 million for the Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical. With this investment, the Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical will be able to: Expand and renovate the current clinical space to treat the inflow of patients from all over California that seek to receive...
August 9, 2018
As part of Valley Fever Awareness Month, Senator Jean Fuller introduced Rob and Wendy Purdie; and Kathleen Hickerson, Valley Fever survivor, to the California State Senate. Rob is currently President of the Valley Fever Americas Foundation and survived one of the most severe cases of Valley Fever...
August 7, 2018
Valley Fever is a devastating disease that impacts thousands of Californians a year, with the majority of those victims located right here in Kern County. Because Kern County has one of the largest populations of Valley Fever victims in the country, I became aware of this disease well before I...
July 31, 2018
Mobile Office hours are held to facilitate communication between my office and the communities we serve. The following is a list of Mobile Office locations for the month of August. Hope you can find the time to stop by! August 1st: Taft Chamber of Commerce 10:00AM-11:30AM August 1st: Mojave Air...
July 3, 2018
Fuller’s Request for Valley Fever Funding Signed into Law | Houchin Community Blood Bank Recognized as Senate District 16’s Nonprofit of the Year | Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sequoias | 3rd Annual Citrus Stride Event | Women Rule Summit | Community Close-Up - Houchin Community Blood Bank | July Mobile Office Hours
June 27, 2018
(Sacramento) Today, Senator Jean Fuller’s (R-Bakersfield) request for $3 million for Valley Fever research at the Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical was signed into law by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. “This has been a long, dramatic fight to get this funding to where it is needed most and where...
June 19, 2018
(Sacramento) Today, as part of the 2018 Small Business Day, Senator Jean Fuller named Comprehensive Cardiovascular Senate District 16’s Small Business of the Year at a luncheon in Sacramento. Comprehensive Cardiovascular is a well-respected medical provider in Bakersfield and the surrounding...
June 14, 2018
(Sacramento) Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement on the passage of the 2018/19 State Budget and the inclusion of her Valley Fever request: “Taxpayers paid a record amount of taxes this year, and it should be with extreme caution that we spend that money. “We have...
June 8, 2018
(Sacramento) The Joint Legislative Budget Conference Committee has recommended Senator Jean Fuller’s (R-Bakersfield) request for $3 million for Valley Fever research at the Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical. The request is now part of the 2018/19 budget compromise that will be voted on next...
June 6, 2018
(Sacramento) Today, California Nonprofits Day, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) named Houchin Community Blood Bank as Senate District 16’s Nonprofit of the Year, and recognized their contributions to the communities they serve at a ceremony hosted by the California Association of Nonprofits in...
May 30, 2018
SB 1225 - Places a $4 billion general obligation (GO) bond on the November 2018 ballot for the construction, reconstruction, and remodeling of existing or new facilities -- $2 billion for the California State University (CSU) and $2 billion for the University of California (UC) and the Hastings...
May 28, 2018
Welcome to Kern River Valley Cemetery and thank you for being part of this important annual National event. We are here today to honor our fallen heroes, provide support to their families, and never forget what their sacrifice means to our Nation. Kern River Valley is an especially patriotic place...