In Case You Missed It Archive

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...

Republicans seek money to fully fund dental care for low-income Californians

December 13, 2016
(TAFT Midway Driller) - Last week, Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (Yucca Valley) and Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (Bakersfield) sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown, calling for him to support legislation that will fully fund Denti-Cal, a broken government program that is supposed...

Senator sends letter to Governor Brown asking to fund Denti-Cal

December 13, 2016
(KGET) Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (Bakersfield) and Assemblyman Republican Leader Chad Mayes (Yucca Valley) sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown, calling for him to support legislation that will fully fund Denti-Cal, which they call a broken government program that is supposed to provide...

California Lawmakers Aim To Pay Dentists More To Treat Poor Patients

December 13, 2016
The bill itself does not detail where additional funding for Denti-Cal would come from. But in a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown, Senate and Assembly Republican leaders said funding should come from proceeds of Prop. 56, the new statewide tax raising the price of a pack of cigarettes by $2.

Jean Fuller re-elected Senate Republican Leader

December 6, 2016
"I am honored and humbled that my Republican colleagues have elected me to continue serving as Senate Republican Leader. It is a privilege to serve with them and to represent the constituents of California. I am committed and focused on issues that help Californians - jobs and affordability," said...

Judge: An ‘indomitable spirit’

October 29, 2016
Visalia Times Delta - During the memorial service, led by long-time friend Father Rod Craig, a resolution to the senate regarding Conn’s extensive service to the legal community was read.The resolution, drafted by Andy Vidak and Jean Fuller, recognized his “indomitable spirit” and thanked him for...

Effort to halt bonus repayment demands

October 24, 2016
Bakersfield Californian - Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy and 24 of his House colleagues on Monday asked the U.S. Defense Department to halt efforts to recover decade-old reenlistment bonuses paid to thousands of California Army National Guard soldiers. ... State Sen. Jean Fuller, R-...

Wastewater treatment plant starts with groundbreaking

October 21, 2016
Hi Desert Star - It was a historic day for Yucca Valley and even for California, public officials said as Hi-Desert Water District broke ground for a wastewater treatment plant Thursday morning.

Clinical trial to begin amid looming valley fever epidemic

October 13, 2016
Bakersfield Californian - On the eve of what could be the worst year for valley fever cases since the so-called Great Epidemic of the early 1990s, national health care leaders announced Thursday the start of a clinical trial to gain more insight into the effectiveness of early treatment.