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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.

Bill that would phase in overtime pay for farm workers is headed to assembly floor

August 23, 2016
KGET - A bill that would phase in overtime pay for farm workers is headed to the state assembly for a final vote. The bill passed the state senate with two-thirds vote yesterday. Both Senators Jean Fuller and Andy Vidak oppose the legislation, saying it will only compound our local economic troubles

Senator Fuller Pushes to Raise Awareness of Valley Fever

August 18, 2016
Ridgecrest Daily Independent - On Wednesday, Aug. 17, the California Senate voted unanimously to approve Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 142 that designates August 2016 in California as Valley Fever Awareness Month. Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) authored SCR 142.

State Senator delivers message about Valley Fever

August 18, 2016
KGET-TV - Valley fever is not a statewide problem, but very few people are immune to it once they've been infected and it can be deadly. That was the message delivered to state lawmakers Wednesday by Bakersfield Senator Jean Fuller. "Our state has seen the infection rate double since 1999.. Central...

State Senate recognizes August as Valley Fever Awareness Month

August 17, 2016
(KBAK/KBFX) - The California Senate voted Wednesday to approve a valley fever resolution authored by state Sen. Jean Fuller, of Bakersfield.