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September 25, 2020

Grove, Fong sharply critical of Newsom

Governor is ‘out of touch.’ Fong says Both of Taft’s state representatives issued sharp reactions to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to ban the sales of gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 and cooperate with Democrats in the legislature on banning fracking. “Reality does not care about political […]
September 22, 2020

ELECTION 2020: Long odds for Solis in contest against Fong in the 34th Assembly

California’s 34th Assembly District is a Republican stronghold, a so-called “safe district” for the GOP — and that means Democrats who run for office in the 34th know almost certainly that they will be sent packing on Election Day. With 42 percent of registered voters in […]
August 27, 2020

Assemblyman Vince Fong honors Sikh Riders of America as 34th District’s Nonprofit of the Year

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Assemblyman Vince Fong on Wednesday honored the Sikh Riders of America as the 34th Assembly District’s Nonprofit of the year, noting the fundraisers the group has held supporting public health, veterans and local law enforcement. “We, as a community, are incredibly […]
August 14, 2020

Assemblyman Vince Fong discusses issues with unemployment and solutions he’s working on

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — When the coronavirus pandemic struck the economy, many began turning to unemployment to make ends meet. That’s when structural flaws within the EDD came to light. Local Assemblyman Vince Fong said his office is working to help residents navigate these challenges and […]
July 16, 2020

Assemblyman Vince Fong Endorsed By Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association PAC

Assemblyman Vince Fong Endorsed By Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association PAC Taxpayer Group Mentions “Excellent Service to Taxpayers” Contact: Steven Fenaroli BAKERSFIELD– Assemblyman Vince Fong has received the endorsement of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association PAC (HJTA PAC). Fong was praised by Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association’s PAC […]
June 24, 2020

OC Register: The gas tax is going up again, courtesy of Sacramento

Even a pandemic and economic crisis are not enough to stop California from raising its gas tax again. Starting on July 1, the state is hitting taxpayers with another $440 million in higher gas taxes, even as nearly three million workers are unemployed. This tone-deaf move rubs salt […]