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Valley fever funding included in California budget deal

June 11, 2018
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) Funding for valley fever outreach and research is included in the state budget compromise that will be considered this week by the state Senate and Assembly.

County's Valley Fever Institute could get $3M for research

June 9, 2018
THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - The Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical Center has gotten one step closer in securing more funding for research. The Joint Legislative Budget Conference Committee has recommended state Sen. Jean Fuller’s request for $3 million to expand valley fever research be...

Worth Noting: Houchin Blood Bank, Covenant Coffee named Nonprofits of the Year

June 6, 2018
The Bakersfield Californian - State Sen. Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, has named Houchin Community Blood Bank as the 16th Senate District’s Nonprofit of the Year as part of California Nonprofits Day. Fuller recognized the blood bank at a ceremony in Sacramento on Wednesday for its contributions to...

Vietnam’s 50th year commemorated at cemetery

May 30, 2018
(Kern Valley Sun) Sun Speakers at the Memorial Day service expressed gratitude to the fallen for protecting our freedoms, and to their families who had to live with the loss of their loved ones. The sacrifices of families were particularly apparent in many of the speeches, with VFW Auxiliary...

Bakersfield legislators ask state for $3 million in fight against valley fever

February 9, 2018
(The Californian) Bakersfield lawmakers this week requested $3 million in the state budget to research treatments and conduct outreach for valley fever, an insidious respiratory disease endemic to Kern County that infected more people last year in California than in the state’s history. The budget...

Audit pending of bankrupt Tulare hospital’s operations

January 31, 2018
(The Business Journal) An audit will be conducted amidst the legal issues surrounding Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA), Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC) and the Tulare Local Health Care District. State Sen. Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) sent a letter requesting the audit to the Join...

Firefighters of the Year honored

January 31, 2018
(Kern Valley Sun) The Kern River Valley reveres the fire departments and individual firefighters who year after year keep lives and property safe from the frequent fires that threaten our community. The Exchange Club of Kern Valley was proud to honor these teams for their bravery and...

JLAC approves audit of Tulare Regional Medical Center

January 30, 2018
(Valley Voice) Today, the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) unanimously approved a request by Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) to audit the Healthcare Conglomerate Associates, Tulare Regional Medical Center, and the Tulare Local Health Care District. “This audit is necessary to ensure...

Legislators approve audit of Tulare hospital finances

January 30, 2018
(Visalia Times-Delta) California Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) requested the audit, on behalf of the Tulare hospital’s board of directors. The Joint Legislative Audit Committee approved the request unanimously. “This audit is necessary to ensure local bonds intended to support a community...

A Christmas lunch with veterans at the Historic USO Building

December 21, 2017
Taft Midway Driller: The lunch was sponsored by First District Supervisor Mick Gleason, along with the offices of Assemblyman Vince Fong, state Sen. Jean Fuller and Congressman Kevin McCarthy to thank veterans for their service and honor them during the holidays.