January 7, 2020

Assemblyman Vince Fong Shares Goal for New Year

December 18, 2019

Assemblyman Vince Fong announces funding restored for widening projects on Highway 99 and Highway 46

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Assemblyman Vince Fong announced Tuesday night that funding has been restored for widening projects for Highway 99 and Highway 46. In a release from Fong’s office, it said Fong, in collaboration with lcoal stakeholders including the Kern County Council of Governments and […]
December 13, 2019

Caltrans must be held accountable for misspent funds

It was clear from the beginning that voters didn’t trust Sacramento to spend new gas tax revenue for its promised purposes. In the push to pass Senate Bill 1 in 2017, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature agreed to put a “lock box” measure on […]
December 9, 2019

COMMUNITY VOICES: Hard to make sense of Newsom’s energy policies in the real world

By Assemblyman Vince Fong California is the fifth largest economy in the world, which requires a tremendous amount of energy to keep it running. In recent months, we have seen the consequences of the state’s poor energy decisions and policies that have led to our […]
November 19, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Thank you for honoring PFC Joseph Robert Livermore

I write this letter to acknowledge all the wonderful people that participated in honoring my uncle PFC Joseph Robert Livermore, returned home after 76 years following his demise fighting for our country (“Remains of long-missing Marine greeted with gratitude and respect in his hometown,” Nov. […]
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 […]