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June 28, 2018

Governor approves $3M for valley fever research in Kern County

A request for $3 million in funding for valley fever research was approved by Gov. Jerry Brown this week. The governor signed into law a request by Sen. Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, for money for research at the Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical Center. The […]
June 22, 2018

Assemblyman Vince Fong to cover pet adoption fees

Anyone looking to adopt a pet can do so without having to pay for fees thanks to a local elected official. Kern County Assemblyman Vince Fong will be paying for pet adoption fees during a pet adoption fair June 29-July 1. According to his office, […]
June 8, 2018

Local lawmakers pick nonprofits to honor

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — To mark California Nonprofits Day, local state lawmakers named their Nonprofit of the Year honorees. Assemblyman Rudy Salas recognized Self-Help Enterprises, a community development organization focused on helping low-income families. “For over half a century, Self-Help Enterprises has helped thousands of families in […]
June 5, 2018

Assemblyman Vince Fong Receives Most Votes In Primary Election

With tonight’s Primary Election results, Assemblyman Vince Fong released the following statement: “Tonight, the voters of our district sent a clear message and I have heard them. There is more work to be done and I will continue to fight to make California more affordable […]
May 23, 2018

Vince Fong talks election, issues facing California

Assemblyman Vince Fong said he has a good feeling about the June 5 election. “We’re working hard, hitting all the communities trying to talk to as many people as possible, and we’re feeling good,” Fong said Friday afternoon. “But we still have a lot to […]
May 12, 2018

Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce PAC Endorses Vince Fong