In Case You Missed It Archive

McCarthy, Fuller, and Fong urge greater allocation to State Water Project contractors

April 14, 2017
(23ABC News Bakersfield) Congressman Kevin McCarthy, Senator Jean Fuller, and Assemblyman Vince Fong led members of the U.S. House of Representatives, California State Senate, and California State Assembly on a written request asking that California state agencies increase the allocation to State...

Taft-area paramedic supervisor honored

April 12, 2017
(Taft Midway Driller) Next, Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller hosted the Hall Ambulance Stars in her office, presenting each of them with a framed Senate Resolution recognizing their individual acts of heroism and dedication to the people they serve in Kern County. “It’s an honor for me to...

State, local leaders react to transportation bill’s passage

April 8, 2017
(The Daily Independent) Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield), who represents Ridgecrest and the Indian Wells Valley, expressed her disappointment for a tax she sees as a hindrance for taxpayers.

Locals react to lawmakers approving gas tax bill

April 7, 2017
(KBAK/KBFX) While grocery shoppers will also be paying more for their food, Nick Ortez with the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce said consumers will also see an increase across several industries.

Paramedics and EMTs to be honored

March 30, 2017
(The Bakersfield Californian) Thirteen emergency medical services professionals will be honored Monday for their exemplary care to the people of Kern County. California Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, will recognize them in her office at the State Capitol, according to a press...

Republicans ask Senate secretary to recuse himself from Nguyen investigation

March 2, 2017
(Sacramento Bee) The drama over Sen. Janet Nguyen’s ejection from the floor session a week ago resumed Thursday when the Senate Republican leader asked the Senate’s top staff member to recuse himself from an investigation into the incident. Senate Republican leader Jean Fuller requested a review of...

California senator removed from floor after criticizing late lawmaker Tom Hayden

February 23, 2017
(Sacramento Bee) The California Senate was thrown into chaos and anger on Thursday when a Republican member was forcibly removed from the floor for allegedly speaking out of turn during a session. Republican colleagues say Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Garden Grove, was silenced by the Democratic majority...

GOP senator, a Vietnamese refugee, removed from California Senate floor after criticizing Tom Hayden

February 23, 2017
(San Jose Mercury News) Republican legislators are decrying what they call a free-speech violation after Sen. Janet Nguyen, an Orange County Republican, was forcibly removed from the Senate floor Thursday morning during an attempt to criticize the late California Sen. Tom Hayden.

JEAN FULLER: Working with Washington helps California

January 23, 2017
(San Francisco Chronicle) While there are differences of opinion between federal and state officials, we are united in our desire to achieve the best outcomes for our constituents. As such, I hope we can brush aside any lingering emotions from the 2016 campaign and focus on the future. Simply put,...

JEAN FULLER: Improve California’s healthcare status quo

January 13, 2017
( Bakersfield Californian ) California is an increasingly expensive place to live. Housing and taxes, in general, are higher here than any other state. Sadly, health care coverage is also on that list of high cost items. Many California families are experiencing more costly coverage as Covered...