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Wilk’s Transparency Bill For Parent Council Clears Assembly Education Committee

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On Thursday, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced his school transparency measure, Senate Bill 1194 (SB 1194), which was approved by the Assembly Education Committee. SB 1194 would provide parents and the public information on the makeup of the California Department of Education’s (COULDE) Parent Advisory Council (PAC). “The COULDE created this council two years ago to allow parents to ...

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Wilk’s Bill Aimed At Reducing Animal Shelter Overcrowding Headed To Assembly

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Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Wednesday that his bill to help reduce overcrowding at animal shelters across the state, by expanding access to low and no-cost spay/neuter services, was unanimously approved on the Senate floor last week. “The overcrowding crisis at our animal shelters, especially in the High Desert, highlights the severe shortage of veterinarians available to perform critical ...

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Head-Scratcher Alert: Senate Appropriations Kills Wilk’s CSU Study Bill 

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Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, issued the following statement Friday after his bill to study the feasibility of a new Cal State University (CSU) campus in the High Desert was held by the Senate Appropriations Committee. “California is in the middle of an unprecedented budget deficit and this bill wouldn’t have used a single state dollar. Why it was stopped ...

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Wilk Accepts 2024 Artistic License Award For Arts Advocacy 

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In recognition of his advocacy for the arts throughout his career in Sacramento, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, received a 2024 Artistic License Award from California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA) at the organization’s 16th annual event held on May 5, 2024. “The benefits of art apply to so many aspects of our lives, but it’s especially valuable for children. ...

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Wilk Honors Finally Family Homes With Non-Profit Of The Quarter Award

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On Friday, Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) honored another local non-profit in Valencia for their work in the community, Finally Family Homes. On Friday, Wilk and gathered representatives honored Finally Family Homes with Wilk’s Non-Profit of the Quarter Award outside of Restoration Church.  “The reason why I like to honor non-profits is because they really stand in the gap between ...

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Eye On The Valley – Megan Tapia, Mark Guirguis & Senator Scott Wilk – December 15, 2023

Host: Matt Watson Guests: Megan Tapia, Mark Guirguis & Senator Scott Wilk Eye On The Valley – Megan Tapia, Mark Guirguis & Senator Scott Wilk – December 15, 2023 Today, your host Matt Watson welcomes Megan Tapia in studio to talk about SCVi Dual Language Immersion program, one that she helped develop in 2020. Megan is an educator who helps ...

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Senator Wilk Announces $5 Million Grant For SCV Water

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Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita announced that the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Sustainable Groundwater Management Grant Program has given $5 million to the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) to enhance sustainable groundwater usage and storage.    “SCV Water is committed to providing a reliable water source for our valley that will ensure our future,” Wilk said. “While ...

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Senator Wilk Secures Funding Protection For State’s Critical Foster Youth Advocacy Program

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Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced his success in protecting funds from being cut from California Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) on Monday.  Senator Wilk announced his successful effort to protect $40 million from being cut from the  CASA program.  “This is fantastic news! The Antelope Valley is home to 1/3 of L.A. County’s foster youth. I know firsthand the ...

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