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November 6, 2019

Assemblyman Vince Fong hosts meeting on homeless action plan progress; McCarthy, Goh provide updates

Members of the Bakersfield Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative hosted a meeting Monday where they offered a progress report on plans of action to combat homelessness. The meeting was called for by Bakersfield Assemblyman Vince Fong. He and Congressman Kevin McCarthy have requested periodic updates on […]
November 4, 2019

DMV may be overcharging Kern County residents with use tax

The Department of Motor Vehicles may be charging tax rates higher than allowed for some Kern County residents. Assemblyman Vince Fong’s office is looking into two complaints of sales tax issues involving the DMV in Bakersfield. At least one of the issues appears to involve […]
October 25, 2019

Fong ‘cautiously optimistic’ about TCI’s future

Assemblyman says McCarthy has met with AG about reversing decision to close federal prison facility near Taft Assemblyman Vince Fong said he is “cautiously optimistic” about the future of the Taft Correctional Institution after Congressman Kevin McCarthy met recently with United States Attorney General William […]
September 26, 2019

COMMUNITY VOICES: Protecting California patients from surprise medical billing

By Assemblyman Vince Fong Patients in Bakersfield and across the country continue to rank the rising cost of health care and health insurance among their top concerns. As Congress seeks to improve our health care system overall, one way it could help ensure greater transparency […]
September 14, 2019

Vince Fong on SB1: “Does Real Harm to Entire State of California”

September 12, 2019

COMMUNITY VOICES: The troubling trend of crime in California

If you are noticing an uptick in the number of property crime and theft stories from friends and neighbors, you are not alone. Rates of these types of crimes are increasing statewide at an alarming rate and it’s only getting worse. Over the years, poor […]