Releases and Articles

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 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...
May 21, 2018
(Sacramento) California’s youth must be protected from the harmful effects of marijuana use, and retailers must be held accountable for the underage sale of cannabis products. In order to ensure California’s youth are not the targets or consumers of illegal cannabis products, Senator Jean Fuller (...
May 11, 2018
Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement reacting to Govenror Brown's May Budget Revision: “Californians have paid an enormous, record setting amount of taxes this year. In order to ensure this money is not used to unsustainably grow government, we must focus on the...
May 10, 2018
(Sacramento) Today, at the request of Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield), a $3 million budget allocation will be considered as part of the Senate’s budget proposal. In addition to Senator Fuller’s presentation, the Senate’s Health and Human Services Budget Subcommittee heard testimony from Kern...
May 4, 2018
In this Issue: Press Release: Fuller Requests Changes to Speed Teacher Misconduct Reviews | Press Release: Fuller Presents Measure to Keep Marijuana Away from Children | Around the District | US Borax Rio Tinto | Tehachapi’s 2018 Good Deed Awards | 2018 Hands on Heroes Award Dinner | Bakersfield High School’s Business Plan Team | Community Close-Up | Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) | Mobile Office Hours Schedule for May
April 18, 2018
(Sacramento) Today, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) presented Senate Bill 1383 to the Senate Education Committee. SB 1383 would ensure the increasing workload at the all-volunteer Commission on Teacher Credentialing’s Committee of Credentials would be addressed by adding two members, using a...
April 17, 2018
(Sacramento) In response to spikes in marijuana use and edible cannabis consumption in the State of Colorado, especially among the state’s youth, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) presented Senate Bill 1451 to the Senate Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee to ensure those...

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December 21, 2017
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 January. Hope you can find the time to stop by! January 3rd: Mojave Air & Spaceport NOON-1:30PM January 3rd: California...
December 18, 2017
Happy Holidays to All | Career Education at California Community Colleges | CHP Officer Gerald Dormaier | California Citrus Mutual’s Citrus Stride | Discussion with West Kern Charter and Tulare School Administrators | Morongo Basin Community Prayer Breakfast | 3rd Annual Children’s Dance Education and Outreach Event | Community Action Partnership of Kern | Mobile Office Hours Schedule for January
December 7, 2017
I was proud to be part of California Citrus Mutual’s efforts to provide fresh and nutritious citrus to those most in need in our community. Their Citrus Stride events, held throughout California, have resulted in truckloads of fresh and nutritional fruit for food banks around California, including...
November 10, 2017
Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement to commemorate Veterans Day and to honor our Veterans: "Our Veterans have earned our respect and deserve our praise. “Since the founding of our nation, the men and women of our military have defended our borders. They have secured...
November 10, 2017
Senator Fuller Veterans Day Statement | Thanksgiving Open House | Public Safety Discussion at Madland Toyota | Kern River Ranger Station | Honor Flight Kern County
October 17, 2017
In this Issue: October Focus on Schools, Students, and Safety | Free Small Business Tax Seminar in Tulare | Around the District | Brookdale Senior Living Facility | Rio Tinto Borates | Grimmway Academy | CDA Cares | Read for Success Breakfast | Community Close Up | The Mission at Kern County - Women’s and Children’s Recovery Home Opening Soon | Mobile Office Hours Schedule for November
October 3, 2017
(Sacramento) Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 672 authored by Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) . SB 672 will ensure that local transportation agencies will replace current traffic-actuated signals during the course of regular maintenance and upgrade cycles to adopt motorcycle-and bicycle-...
October 2, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement on the shooting in Las Vegas: “I pray with our nation for the victims and families affected by the terrible act of evil that occurred last night in Las Vegas. “This is a horrible tragedy that has impacted people and...
September 25, 2017
In this Issue: In Case You Missed it -- Bakersfield Californian: State should join Kern County’s leadership in fighting Valley Fever | Chiari Malformation Awareness Month | Free Small Business Tax Seminar in Tulare | Around the District | Ridgecrest’s Parade of 1000 Flags | Links for Life Newest Location | Focus Central’s 15th Anniversary | “Job Spot” An Educational and Employment Resource | Community Close-Up | Mobile Office Hours Schedule for October
September 11, 2017
"Very few events in the history of the United States have impacted our country like the events of September 11, 2001. "The tragic events of that day affected people across our country, are imprinted in our memories, and changed many people’s lives forever. "On this day each year, we remember the...

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December 24, 2016
Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following holiday message:
December 16, 2016
SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement after the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN) was signed into law today. "A stable and reliable water supply is pivotal for our farmers, businesses, and families. The drought is...
December 9, 2016
In this Issue: Join Team Fuller at Our Holiday Open House | California Competes Tax Credit workshop in Tulare | Vince Fong Sworn-In as Assemblyman | Around the District | Kern County's 14th Annual Adoption Day Ceremony | Ribbon Cutting for New Advances for People with Disabilities | Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church 130th Anniversary | Team Fuller recognizes business growth in Tehachapi | Employers and job seekers connect through new Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet webpage | Community Close Up: Boy & Girls Clubs of the Sequoias | Mobile Office Hours Schedule for December
December 7, 2016
Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following message on the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor:
December 5, 2016
Elected by voters in Kern County in November 2016, he will represent residents in the California State Assembly District 34.
December 5, 2016
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) congratulates the following Republican Assemblymembers who were sworn-in today and represent communities in the 16th Senate District: Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley), Vince Fong (R-Bakersfield), Jim Patterson (R-Fresno), Devon Mathis (R-Visalia), Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia), and Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale).
November 24, 2016
Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) released the following Thanksgiving message:
November 16, 2016
SACRAMENTO - Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller ( R-Bakersfield ) issued the following statement in reaction to the fiscal outlook (link is external) from the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO): “The report highlights uncertainty facing our state’s finances in the upcoming years,...
November 16, 2016
"The report highlights uncertainty facing our state’s finances in the upcoming years, which underscores Senate Republicans call for a responsible state budget. More reckless spending sprees put our state on an unsustainable path when the next recession inevitably hits."
November 10, 2016
SACRAMENTO - Senator Jean Fuller ( R-Bakersfield ) issued the following statement to commemorate Veterans Day: “Veterans Day is our opportunity to honor all of the Americans who have courageously served in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Our state alone is home to almost two...

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December 29, 2015
Several new state laws will go into effect on Friday, January 1st, including Senate Bill 358, considered the nation's strongest equal pay law for women.
December 21, 2015
SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement: “As we gather to celebrate this holiday season with family and friends, I’m hopeful that we’re reminded how truly blessed we are to live in this great country. “What helps make this country so great is...
December 8, 2015
Proving her ongoing commitment to good-paying jobs for California families, Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller received a perfect score during the 2015 legislative session from the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA).
December 7, 2015
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller ( R-Bakersfield ) released the following statement in remembrance of the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day. "Winston Churchill said, 'Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.' That's why it is vital that we take time today to remember the...
December 4, 2015
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement wishing California families a happy Hanukkah. The eight-day celebration is from December 6-14th.
December 4, 2015
SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) was honored earlier today as the Outstanding Legislator of the Year by the California School Boards Association (CSBA) during its annual Legislative Network luncheon in San Diego. "The California School Boards Association is a strong...
December 1, 2015
The California School Boards Association (CSBA) will honor Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller ( R-Bakersfield ) as Outstanding Legislator of the Year at their annual Legislative Network Luncheon in San Diego. Senator Fuller has long been a champion of education. Prior to being elected to the...
November 24, 2015
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement extending good wishes and a Happy Thanksgiving.
November 24, 2015
There’s a 95 percent chance that El Niño will hit California this winter, and it will hit hard, according to weather trackers. Taking steps now to protect your family and your home will make it easier to safely weather the storms…
November 18, 2015
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller released the following statement regarding the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) 2016-17 Fiscal Outlook.

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