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 25, 2018
Be it resolved by the Senate of the State of California, the Assembly thereof concurring, that the Legislature honors those men and women who have served and are serving in our nation’s military, and recognizes the month of May 2018 as National Military Appreciation Month.
April 30, 2018
Every day paramedics and EMTs from around the state provide quality, emergency medical care to Californians in need. This year’s ‘Stars of Life’ honorees are heroes and extraordinary examples of just how important ambulance services are to public safety. Congratulations to this year’s honorees, and...
April 26, 2018
This measure would designate the month of April 2018 as Aviation Awareness Month. General aviation in America supports more than 1.1 million jobs, many of them in small and medium-sized businesses, and generates $219 billion in total economic output.
April 18, 2018
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 substitute list for...
March 1, 2018
Introduction of the Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Colonel Sekou Karega, and recongition of the 75th Anniversary of the Logistics Base. For 75 years, the MCLB has been a central logistics hub and a vitally important base that offers support to the U.S. Marine Corps in...
September 6, 2017
SR 60 memorializes the month of November 2017 as Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) Awareness Month. ALD is one of a group of genetic disorders that cause damage to the insulating membrane that surrounds nerve cells in the brain.
September 6, 2017
Senate Resolution 61 declares September 2017 as Chiari Malformation Awareness Month. Chiari Malformation is a serious neurological disorder affecting more than 300,000 people in the United States. It is a congenital malformation in which the bottom of the brain, known as the cerebellum, is crowded...
May 30, 2017
SCR 53 honors the men and women who have served and are serving in our nation’s military, and would recognize the month of May 2017 as National Military Appreciation Month.
October 7, 2015
SB 350 will lead to higher home utility bills, job losses for California families.
August 17, 2015
Pastor Milt Cole provided the opening prayer for the California State Senate. For the past 16 years, Pastor Cole has served senior pastor at the Riverlakes Community Church in Bakersfield. Pastor Cole was my Youth for Christ pastor at 14 years old and has provided guidance to this day. He and his...
July 9, 2015
Today I introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 8 to draw attention to Adrenoleukodystrophy or ALD. ALD is a deadly genetic disease that causes damage to the protective layer that surrounds nerve cells in the brain that allow us to think and control our muscles. ALD affects an estimated one in...
July 2, 2015
SCR 15 establishes July 25, 2015 as National Day of the Cowboy. The National Day of the Cowboy is a day set aside for Americans to celebrate the contribution of the Cowboy and Cowgirl to America’s culture and heritage. There are approximately 656,000 cattle ranches in the U.S. today, contributing...
June 22, 2015
I presented SCR 11 on the Senate Floor to declare September 2015 as Chiari Malformation Awareness Month. Chiari Malformation is a serious neurological disorder that affects more than 300,000 people in the United States. Chiari Malformation is a congenital defect in the area of the back of the head...
June 2, 2015
Legislation authored by Senators Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) and Senator Runner (R-Lancaster) to allow California’s tax agency to honor divorce agreements passed unanimously off the Senate Floor today. SB 526 gives the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) flexibility to consider a divorce agreement when...
June 1, 2015
Today, June 1, 2015, Senate Bill 115 by Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) passed the Senate 36-0. SB 115 requests $1,000,000 to fund Valley Fever research at the Department of Public Health. Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) is caused by a fungus found in the soil of dry, low rainfall regions...
May 26, 2015
The 2015 California Prayer Breakfast program included legislative members from around the state, Lt Colonel Wesley Claire and keynote speaker Francis Chan.
May 18, 2015
Senate Bill 110 would make an electronic threat of violence aimed at a school a misdemeanor. This would include threats made on social media, emails, texts and other forms of electronic media if it interferes with the school's operations. The bill passed the Senate 36 – 0.
May 12, 2015
The 54th Annual California Prayer Breakfast Committee is pleased to announce that Francis Chan will join us as our Keynote Speaker. The committee was drawn to Mr. Chan by his work with the poor and homeless. After spending a number of years behind the pulpit at a large church in Simi Valley, Mr...