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March 2, 2020

Fong talks Trump visit, ‘water war’ and homeless solutions

In a last-minute campaign stop before the election Tuesday, Assemblyman Vince Fong addressed a packed room at Casey’s at the Ridgecrest Republican Women, Federated meeting Friday. Fong talked about President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Bakersfield, the California “water war” and his ideas for tackling […]
February 26, 2020

Californians are free-spirited by nature. So why does the Legislature want them all to work for corporations?

By Vince Fong, Special to Calmatters California has a history of cutting-edge innovation and creativity. We produce new technology, movies, music, food, and energy. But unfortunately, the California Legislature is pushing policies that will stifle the entrepreneurial spirit that California is known for. Assembly Bill […]
February 26, 2020

Assemblyman Vince Fong introduces bills aimed to address state’s homeless crisis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGET) — Assemblyman Vince Fong has introduced three bills aimed at helping address the homelessness crisis in California. One of the bills is AB 2870, which would provide $750 million for supportive housing to cities and counties that will create the infrastructure needed […]
February 20, 2020

Assemblyman Fong calls on Newsom to provide water supply to the central valley

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — After President Trump concluded his water announcement, Assemblyman Vince Fong responded by calling on Gov. Newsom to provide water supplies in the central valley. Read More
February 20, 2020

Assemblyman Vince Fong introduces bill aimed at providing tax relief for middle class

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGET) — Assemblyman Vince Fong has introduced a bill aimed at providing tax relief for middle-class families and workers. Assembly Bill 2715 would double the homeowners tax exemption, provide relief for renters, eliminate the minimum franchise tax for small businesses and lower the […]
February 19, 2020

OUR VIEW: Endorsements: Vote March 3: It’s not just a ‘dress rehearsal’

34th Assembly District Incumbent Republican Vince Fong, 40, represents what is considered a safe Republican district. He is running for his third two-year term after easily handling inexperienced Democratic candidates in the earlier elections. Fong is being challenged by Democrat Julie Solis, 41, a disruptive […]