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Congress has not upheld its end of the bargain for CA children with disabilities Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announces Senate Joint Resolution 19 (SJR 19) has been adopted. SJR 19 calls on Congress to uphold its end...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W2SPL2dzAY&w=560&h=315] SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Senate overwhelmingly passed Senate Resolution 96 (SR 96) authored by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, calling on the federal government to do whatever necessary to finally put an end to the proposed CEMEX, Inc....
SB 792 addresses key concerns of State Auditor report on homelessness in California SACRAMENTO – A measure by Senator Scott Wilk, R – Santa Clarita, to strengthen The Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council unanimously passed the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee...
Sacramento –Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, issues the following statement on the extension of the Film and Television Tax Credit being signed into law: “It’s a wrap. With his signature on the budget today Governor Brown has extended the wildly...
SACRAMENTO - Today Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, was elected by his colleagues to the 5-member Senate Rules Committee. The Rules Committee is considered the most influential assignment in the Senate. Selection to it must be confirmed by the entire...
ACRAMENTO - The Assembly Committee on Higher Education unanimously approved Senate Bill 1356 introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R - Antelope Valley, to provide state funding for a California Institute for Aerospace in the Antelope Valley. Wilk's aerospace institute will...
Senate Bill 1198 will improve the state's ability to identify and manage high-risk repeat sex offenders by establishing a mandate for sponsoring research that will become the foundation for evidence based laws. In addition the California Sex Offender Management...
SACRAMENTO - Today, the Assembly Committee on Public Safety unanimously passed Senate Bill 1024, the Animal Cruelty & Violence Intervention Act of 2018, introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, to change the way California handles animal abuse offenders. "Animal...
Sacramento -Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announces the extension of the Film and Television Tax Credit has been included as part of the budget. "This is great news for an iconic California industry and the families involved in film and...
Sacramento -Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, released the following statement after passage of a nearly $200 billion budget, the largest in California's history: "It's Groundhog's Day in Sacramento once again. Despite rhetoric to the contrary, spending is at a record...
Sacramento - Today Senate Bill 1199, introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, and co-authored by Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Lancaster), to prevent the dumping of sex offenders in rural communities was approved by the Assembly Committee on Public Safety. "Current...
Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces the Senate has passed Senate Bill 951, a measure he co-authored with Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) to extend California’s Film and Television Tax Credit for five years. Wilk spearheaded passage of...
SACRAMENTO – The California Senate has passed SB 1356, a measure by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, which would provide funding for a graduate level Aerospace Institute to be housed at Antelope Valley College. “This Institute represents endless opportunities for...
SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Senate voted unanimously to approve Senate Bill 1024, the Animal Cruelty and Violence Intervention Act of 2018, authored by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, sending the bill to the Assembly. “I am extremely happy that the...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, announced that he has introduced legislation to address California’s ongoing homeless crisis. “The state of California must do more to solve our homeless crisis,” said Wilk. “This bill is the...
SACRAMENTO – Today, the Senate Committee on Appropriations voted unanimously to approve Senate Bill 1024, the Animal Cruelty and Violence Intervention Act of 2018, introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, sending the bill for a full vote of the Senate...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces Senate Bill 1356 (SB 1356) was unanimously passed by the Senate Committee on Appropriations. SB 1356 provides funding for an Aerospace Institute to be housed at Antelope Valley College. “The Antelope...
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, and Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, today announced that their requested audit of the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) water rate setting processes has been unanimously approved by the California Joint Legislative Audit...
Sacramento – Today the California Senate unanimously approved Senate Resolution 106 (SR 106), a measure by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley declaring May 17, 2018 as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Day. “This horrific disease primarily impacts young children. It is a...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, announced that he has submitted a letter to Governor Jerry Brown commending him for joining his fight to fund the state’s Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council and to request that he...
Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley announces the California Senate approved Senate Joint Resolution, SJR 25, declaring the first weekend in June as Batten Disease Awareness Weekend. Wilk was joined by Santa Clarita area resident Chris Velona on...
Budget windfall should be used to invest in California’s future Sacramento – Today Governor Brown announced a projected budget surplus of nearly $9 billion dollars during his annual May Revision. Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, issued the following response: “Today’s announcement...
SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 1452 (SB 1452), introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley. SB 1452 begins the process to create an official state memorial for those Californians who have...
Sacramento – Today Senate Bill 1199, introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, to reform the release and placement procedures for California’s sex offenders so that they prioritize community safety, unanimously passed the California State Senate. “Areas like the Victor...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, announced that he has submitted a formal request to the Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review to fully fund the California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council. “The council is in a...
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, announced that the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization has unanimously passed Senate Bill 1452, a bill aimed at creating an official state memorial for those Californians who have fallen...
Sacramento –Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announced the passage of Senate Bill 1409 (SB 1409) by the Senate Committee on Public Safety. SB 1409 updates current law to streamline the production of industrial hemp in California and allow California...
SACRAMENTO -- Today, the Senate Committee on Public Safety voted 4-1 to approve Senate Bill 1024, the Animal Cruelty and Violence Intervention Act of 2018, introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, as a way to address the undeniable link between...
Armenian Caucus Announces 4th Annual Essay Contest Winners Sacramento, CA – Members of the California Legislature today commemorated the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, even as the United States continues to turn a blind eye to the genocide of...
SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Auditor released an audit requested by Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, last spring concerning homelessness in California and specifically the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s administration of public funds.  The audit...
SACRAMENTO – Today, the Senate Committee on Education unanimously approved Senate Bill 1356 introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, to provide state funding for a California Institute for Aerospace in the Antelope Valley. Wilk’s push for an...
Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces Senate Bill 1199 (SB 1199) was unanimously approved Senate Committee on Public Safety. SB 1199 would require, when at all possible, that there be a family or community connection before paroling...
Mileage Tax Imposes a Higher Burden on Commuters Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces the introduction of Senate Resolution 103 (SR 103), urging the California State Legislature to abandon the pursuit of a ‘pay-per-mile’ tax on California motorists. “Every...
SACRAMENTO - Today, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announced the introduction of the Animal Welfare and Violence Intervention Act of 2018 to address the link between animal abuse and violence towards humans and to stop the escalation of dangerous...
SACRAMENTO - Yesterday, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, introduced a senate resolution - Senate Resolution 96 - calling on the federal government to stop, once and for all, the proposed CEMEX, inc. mega-mine near Santa Clarita and bring an...
Congress has not upheld its end of the bargain for CA children with disabilities Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, introduced Senate Joint Resolution 19 (SJR 19) today calling on Congress to uphold its end of the bargain and...
Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces that the Senate Education Committee gave a thumbs-up to Senate Bill 1009 (SB 1009), a measure to expand access to community college tutoring. "Among the most effective methods for improving student success...
Great read written by Daniel Borenstein in the San Jose Mercury News. High Speed Rail is totally off track yet the Legislature continues throwing good money at a rotten project. If the governor and Legislature won’t pull the plug,...
$3.2 million would bring California into line with federal definition Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, took his fight to help California's young adults impacted by various developmental disabilities to the Assembly and Senate Budget Subcommittees on Health and...
Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces he is the recipient of Easter Seals California's "2018 Senate Champion Award." The award was presented to Senator Wilk at the 14th annual Legislative Award Gala in recognition of his...
Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces the introduction of Senate Bill 1198 (SB 1198), a measure to improve the state's ability to identify and manage high-risk repeat sex offenders. "It is more important than ever that the organizations...
SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, has requested the California Water Commission, the state agency that controls voter approved funding for water storage projects, to reevaluate its complicated application and review process and approve the 11 individual projects...
SB 1009 will help students receive needed tutoring Sacramento - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces the introduction of Senate Bill 1009 (SB 1009), a measure to expand community college tutoring to include degree-applicable coursework in addition to basic skills....
SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces he has earned a perfect score on the National Federation of Independent Business' (NFIB) legislative score card. "What goes on in Sacramento has a tremendous impact - good and bad - on small...
SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, issued the following statement in response to Governor Brown's 2018 State of the State address: "Today Governor Brown's State of the State glossed over issues impacting life for every day Californians; ironically many...
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown's 2018-19 Budget Proposal: “I thank Governor Brown for his commitment to building a strong budget reserve and will work with him to protect...
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, recognized Apple Valley’s Bounce Realty as the November 21st Senate District’s Small Business of the Month. Senator Wilk presented Bounce Realty owners Richard Bounce and his wife Jackie with a Senate certificate...
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, and Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, today issued a formal letter of inquiry to the California Public Utilities Commission – the state agency responsible for setting utility rates throughout California – regarding rates and fees...
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...
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...

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