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Wilk’s Bills For Military License Plates, Real Estate Standards Pass Committee

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, recently sent a letter to the California Earthquake Authority asking them to address questions he received from constituents regarding implications of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District’s decision to use the deep well injection (DWI) method might have on earthquake insurance.

Ed. Note: The following is a news release provided by Assemblyman Scott Wilk.  Assembly Scott Wilk’s, R-Santa Clarita, bills to allow recipients of special recognition military license plates free entrance to all California State Parks and to cleanup the standards of conduct of real estate appraisers passed unanimously out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news ...

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Newhall School District Approves Districts For Elections

Here's the approved map for voter districts within the Newhall School District

Newhall School District officials approved the move to a district-based election Tuesday on a 4-1 vote, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The district also chose a new map of the district, which divides the district into five geographic areas, with voters now selecting their representative for their respective district. The ...

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Drug “Breathalyzer” Bill Shot Down In Committee

Tom Lackey

California lawmakers rejected a proposal that would allow police officers to give roadside drug “breathalyzer” tests in order to identify high drivers. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Assembly Bill 1356, authored by Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, would have allowed police officers to use a device similar to a breathalyzer, but instead of ...

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Santa Clarita Keeping Eye On Bill For Voter Districts

Days after another Santa Clarita Valley school district was sued alleging a California Voting Rights Act violation, an Assembly bill requiring voter districts for cities with a population over 100,000 passed another committee.

Days after another Santa Clarita Valley school district was sued alleging a California Voting Rights Act violation, an Assembly bill requiring voter districts for cities with a population over 100,000 passed another committee. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Santa Clarita, which recently settled a lawsuit alleging a CVRA violation, is one of ...

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County To Deny COC Request To Change Elections

Los Angeles County officials are planning to deny a request by College of the Canyons to consolidate elections and use cumulative voting next November, officials said.

Los Angeles County officials are planning to deny a request by College of the Canyons to consolidate elections and use cumulative voting next November, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. A decision is expected to be made Tuesday, when the board will formally take up the item and vote. The move ...

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Assembly Bill For Covered California Dies In Committee

The Assembly Bill requiring the Santa Clarita Sanitation District, or the SCVSD to hold its board meetings within the boundaries of the district passed unanimously out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee, officials said Friday.

Ed. Note: The following is a news release from the office of Assemblyman Scott Wilk.  Assembly Bill 1109 presented by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, in the Assembly Rules Committee was voted down Thursday morning. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. This bill would have required all California State Legislators elected on or ...

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Runner Votes In Favor Of Personal Belief Vaccine Exemption

Senator Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster voted Wednesday against SB 277 (Pan) during a vote-only hearing in the Senate Education Committee.

Senator Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster voted Wednesday against Senate Bill 277 (Pan) during a vote-only hearing in the Senate Education Committee. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. SB 277 seeks to eliminate the personal belief vaccine exemption for children enrolled in California’s public or private schools. “I think vaccines are a wonderful development of ...

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Bills To Stop High Speed Rail Fail In Transportation Hearing

Assembly Bill 6 and AB 1138 both sought to derail the state’s rail plans -- AB 6, introduced by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, sought to defund the plan by preventing the sale of bonds to pay for it, instead using the money for school. AB 1138 would have limited the High Speed Rail Authority’s ability to use eminent domain in order to acquire land for the rail.

Two bills taking aim at the state’s high speed rail plan Monday didn’t make it out of the state Assembly’s Transportation Committee, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Assembly Bill 6 and AB 1138 both sought to derail the state’s rail plans — AB 6, introduced by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa ...

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Wilk To Present Bill To Support Schools Over Rail In Committee

State Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, posted this picture to Twitter. Wilk, along with Santa Clarita City Council members, has been openly against the High Speed Rail Project

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is scheduled to present Assembly Bill 6 in the Assembly Transportation Committee at 1:30 p.m. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. AB 6 will give voters the chance in November of 2016 to stop the sale of bonds sold for high-speed rail and repurpose up to $8 billion in ...

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Wilk Bill To Honor Veteran Service At Parks Passes Committee

The Assembly Bill requiring the Santa Clarita Sanitation District, or the SCVSD to hold its board meetings within the boundaries of the district passed unanimously out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee, officials said Friday.

A bill authored by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, to recognize the serivce of the nation’s veterans at state parks passed committee unanimously Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. AB 240 would allow recipients of special recognition military license plates free entrance to all California State Parks. “This bill is a small way ...

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