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Program That Gives Foster Youths Phone Access Gets Extended By CPUC

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita announced Thursday The iFoster Pilot Program received an extension from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to help provide foster youths with smartphones. This decision extends the iFoster, Inc. pilot program through January 2023 and directs T-Mobile to share anonymized data sets. Wilk’s Senate Bill 546 (SB 546) would preserve the extension under law and ...

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Wilk Announces Passage Of Bill Supporting Students With Disabilities

On Wednesday, Senator Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, announced that his bill supporting the funding of students with disabilities, Senate Joint Resolution 4 (SJR 4), passed the Senate with unanimous support.  SJR 4, a bill encouraging the state to meet its funding obligations to students with disabilities, passed in the state senate with unanimous support, according to officials in Senator ...

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Wilk Education Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Assembly

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Senate Bill 545 (SB 545), meant to help students affected by students struggling due to distance learning during the pandemic, has passed the California Senate, and now heads to the State Assembly. Wilk announced the passing of SB 545 on Wednesday, and if passed into law it is expected to help students, including ...

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Senator Wilk Reminds Santa Clarita Valley Restaurants About Financial Aid Opportunities

On Thursday, State Senator Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, reminded restaurants heavily affected by COVID-19 regulations about the availability of financial aid opportunities. Wilk reminded Santa Clarita Valley restaurants affected by the pandemic to look into funding opportunities through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. “The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during this pandemic,” Wilk said. “To help protect ...

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Senator Wilk Applauds Law Enforcement After Four Water Thieves Arrested In Connection With Illegal Marijuana Grows  

Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) is applauding local law enforcement on the arrest of four individuals last month suspected of stealing water to grow marijuana illegally in Lancaster.  On April 15, deputies with the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station and officers with the Antelope Valley California Highway Patrol and the Department of Fish and Game arrested four individuals on water theft, wilk ...

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Senator Wilk Promotes Earthquake Safety Preparedness Smartphone App

State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, has recommended Santa Clarita residents and those in Southern California to download the free MyShake smartphone app to receive earthquake alerts.  In a statement Friday, Senator Wilk has suggested that Santa Clarita citizens download the free MyShake app to get a head-start, in some cases before shaking can be felt, to take protective actions ...

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Wilk Bill Allowing Public Input For Santa Clarita Mine Passes Senate Unanimously

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday that a bill allowing public input on CEMEX’s controversial Santa Clarita mine has passed unanimously through the state senate.   Senate Bill 520 (SB 520), coauthored by Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, would allow public input on projects approved more than 30 years before being constructed, including the planned CEMEX Mega-Mine in Santa Clarita.  ...

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Senator Wilk Commemorates 106th Anniversary Of Armenian Genocide

State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, released a statement in honor of the 106th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. On the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, Senator Wilk released the following statement enhancing the importance of reflection on the historical day where an estimated 1.5 million Armenians were murdered. “Today’s annual commemoration ...

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Wilk Supports Passing Of Bipartisan Tax Policy In Budget Bill

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Monday that a bipartisan tax policy he supported to help struggling small businesses who have received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans has passed. Senate Bill 265 (SB 265), a legislative tax conformity policy, introduced by Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) and supported by Wilk to assist struggling small businesses, has passed the budget bill amongst ...

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Wilk Addresses New Increased Funding Plan For California Fire Prevention

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Monday that the recently passed $536 million legislation to prevent California wildfires is “a good start but not enough.” After the recent passing of a $536 million legislation for California fire prevention last Thursday, State Senator Scott Wilk, of the 21st Senate District, released a statement Monday expressing his dissatisfaction with the plan.  “Wildfires ...

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