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Senate Bill 634(link is external) (SB 634) by Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. SB 634 was received overwhelming bipartisan support in both houses of the Legislature and garnered the...
Today, Rep. Steve Knight and Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) announced the creation of the NASA Caucus to strengthen policymaker awareness of NASA’s many connections to our national security and economic interests, provide as a bipartisan forum to discuss the...
Today, Rep. Steve Knight’s bill, H.R. 2763, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Improvements Act of 2017 passed the House of Representatives with unanimous support. “H.R 2763 is one step closer towards a more...
October 9-14 is Fire Prevention Week. The ongoing fires in California underscore our vulnerability to fires in not only rural and forested, but suburban and urban areas of the state. Certainly our area is no stranger to the risks...
Sunday night, America was faced with another tragedy. The Las Vegas massacre was an act of pure evil and cowardice that impacted so many in our community and nationwide. I am saddened by the loss of three from my...
Dear Parent/Guardian: I regret to inform you that our District was contacted by law enforcement with some concerning information regarding a musical performer associated with the Flutes Across the World Program, a program that works with schools across Southern California,...
Lancaster – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today presented Desert Haven Enterprises(link is external) (DHE) with the inaugural “21st Senate District Nonprofit Appreciation Award.”  Desert Haven Enterprises, located in Lancaster, is dedicated to developing and promoting the capabilities...
Sacramento – Senate Bill 634 by Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, easily cleared its final legislative hurdle today and is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for his decision. Wilk’s legislation would modernize water governance in the Santa...
Sacramento – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announced Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new valley-wide water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, was approved by the full Assembly. “Today we are one step closer to...
A measure championed by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) and Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) in support of bringing the Olympics back to Los Angeles in 2028 was introduced on the House floor Wednesday. "Not only is hosting the Olympics a great...
Last night, Rep. Steve Knight’s amendment to the appropriations bill increasing funding for Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) passed the house with a unanimous, bipartisan voice vote and is now officially added to the full appropriations bill for FY18....
Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, applauds Governor Jerry Brown’s signature on a measure expanding the state’s ability to connect Californians with what is rightfully theirs. Currently the state is sitting on almost $7 billion of unclaimed...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “Congress should act immediately to fix our broken immigration system. Along with border security...
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, issued the following statement in response to today's announcement from the federal government about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program: “Our present federal immigration system is not working. Given this morning’s announcement, Republicans...
Lancaster – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announced Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new valley-wide water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, has passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee and will head to the full...
Lancaster – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, honors Antelope Valley Florist(link is external) as his August Small Business of the Month. Wilk presented AV Florist owner, Chris Spicher with a Senate certificate recognizing the honor at a reception. “Congratulations...
Statement by California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte on the Counties Verifying Enough Signatures to Qualify Recall of State Senator Josh Newman Sacramento, CA — Today, the counties of LA, Orange and San Bernardino have verified 66,597 signatures from voters...
Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today announces that he is one of the 2017 inductees into the Antelope Valley High School Alumni Hall of Fame.  The ceremony will be held September 22 at 5 p.m. on...
Wilk urges Californians to weigh-in during public comment period Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, today submitted a letter to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) during a public comment period regarding proposed regulations(link is external)...
The City of Santa Clarita was recently named one of the Top 100 Safest Cities in America by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Among cities with a population size of 200,000 or more, Santa Clarita ranked...
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 2, 2017) – The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced the 2015 taxes for the former Latino Chamber of Commerce have been filed. “The taxes were prepared by a Certified Public Accountant and then...
Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley has authored a measure declaring August as Valley Fever Month. Wilk along with Senators Jean Fuller (R- Bakersfield) and Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 72(link is external)as a way...
Today, legislation introduced by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) the Securely Expediting Clearances through Reporting Transparency (SECRET) Act, H.R. 3210, passed the House with a unanimous, bipartisan vote. “Too many of our skilled workers are being set aside by government agencies...
Rep. Steve Knight’s (CA-25) bill, H.R. 2333, Small Business Investment Opportunity (SBIO) Act of 2017, passed the House with unanimous support. The SBIO Act increases the amount allocated for the SBIC programs to reflect inflation and provide access to...
Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, voted against the cap-and-trade legislation passed by the Senate today. Wilk issued the following statement: “California is the sixth largest economy in the world and produces less than one percent of the world’s carbon...
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley announces Senate Bill 634(link is external), a measure to create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley continues to move through the Assembly. Today it cleared the Assembly Committee on...
Today, H.R. 2156, the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act, introduced by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25), unanimously passed the U.S. House and next moves to the Senate. “Receiving full bipartisan support from my House colleagues is a true honor...
SACRAMENTO – Bond oversight legislation authored by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, has sailed through the Assembly and is headed to Governor Brown. Senate Bill 341(link is external) (SB 341) would improve public oversight of school facility bonds by allowing...
SACRAMENTO –Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley announces Senate Bill 634(link is external), a measure to create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley has passed unanimously out of the Assembly Committee on Local Government. “We are now one...
Commits to working through last minute opposition SACRAMENTO –Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley announces he is holding Senate Bill 792(link is external) in the Assembly Committee on Local Government while he works through last minute opposition. SB 792 would establish...
Yesterday, Members of the House Armed Services Committee went through nearly 14 hours of markup debate for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This Act aims at funding our National Defense and Armed Services for FY2018 and includes 233...
Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces the Joint Legislative Audit Committee today agreed to his request for an audit of LA County Homeless Service spending. Earlier this month Wilk submitted a letter to the Joint Legislative...
Today, Representatives Steve Knight (CA-25) and Julia Brownley (CA-26) bill, H.R. 2156, the St. Francis Dam Memorial Act passed the House Natural Resources Committee with unanimous support. “The St. Francis Dam Disaster of 1928 is a devastating reminder of how...
This morning. Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25), along with Rep Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), introduced legislation, the Aeronautics Innovation Act of 2017, which creates funding and programmatic stability for NASA to mature and demonstrate new aeronautics technology that will continue to...
SACRAMENTO – Bond oversight legislation authored by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, has been given the thumps-up by the Assembly Education Committee. Senate Bill 341(link is external) (SB 341) would improve public oversight of school facility bonds by allowing Bond...
The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today unanimously approved H.R. 2763, the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements Act of 2017, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Steve Knight (R-Calif.), Vice Chairman of the...
Today, Senate Constitutional Amendment 12 (SCA 12), authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and Senator Scott Wilk (R-Antelope Valley), was passed by the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance in a 5-1 vote. “L.A. County is larger than 42 states,...
$125 billion dollars falls short on promises made to the people Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, believes the Legislature continues to ignore the will of the voters and again misses the mark on California’s biggest challenges. He issued...
Voters expect school facility bond sales to happen in this lifetime, not years down the road SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, urged California’s acting governor, Gavin  Newsom to stop the stalling on school facility bond sales and...
UC Office of the President’s Slush Fund Requires Forensic Audit SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) announced a request to pursue a forensic audit of the UC Office of the President through the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC),...
Measure moves to the Assembly for consideration SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces that Senate Bill (SB 792(link is external)), a measure to establish an oversight commission for Los Angeles County Measure B trauma funding has...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announced  Senate Bill 634(link is external) (SB 634), a measure which would create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, has been given a unanimous thumbs-up by the...
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces that Senate Bills 634(link is external) (SB 634), a measure which would create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and is headed...
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces that Senate Bill (SB 792(link is external)), a measure to establish an oversight commission for Los Angeles County Measure B trauma funding has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and is...
Palmdale - Senator Scott Wilk (R-Antelope Valley) honors local small business, Rancho Wellness,(link is external) as his Small Business of the Month. Each month Wilk selects a local business that offers outstanding service and has an exemplary commitment to...
SACRAMENTO– Today, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement in response to Governor Brown’s May Revision of his 2017-18 budget proposal: “In light of the debate surrounding the recent gas tax hike, it is unfortunate to see more...
The Governor releases his May revision, the Legislature passes 40 empty budget bills SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, issued the following statement regarding the Legislature’s annual budget shell game: “As Governor Brown was scheduled today to release his...
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, asked the California State Senate to adjourn in the memory of Lancaster’s Sergeant Steve Owen during Monday’s floor session. Earlier in the day Senator Wilk participated in the Peace Officers Memorial...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) requested a subpoena for all financial records and correspondence related to the secret $175 million slush fund maintained by the Office of the President of the University of California. Additionally, Assemblyman...
SACRAMENTO –  The Senate Committee on Governance and Finance approved Senate Bill 792, authored by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, in a 7-0 vote. The bill seeks to establish a Measure B Oversight Commission to bring transparency and accountability...

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