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Senator Wilk's remarks at the Joint Committee on the Arts hearing on the success of CA's Film Tax Credit

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit PrintFriendly March 30, 2017 Senator Wilk’s remarks at the Joint Committee on the Arts hearing on the success of CA’s Film Tax Credit 3.30.17 Video of Senator Wilk’s remarks at the Joint Committee on the Arts hearing on the success of CA’s Film Tax Credit 3.30.17 Senator Wilk’s remarks at the Joint Committee on the Arts hearing on the success of CA’s Film Tax Credit, a measure Senator Wilk co-authored in 2014 The post Senator Wilk’s remarks at the Joint Committee on the Arts hearing on the success of CA’s Film Tax Credit appeared first on Scott Wilk For State Senate.

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Wilk statement on newly released majority party transportation package

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit PrintFriendly Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, issued the following statement on the majority party transportation package: “More taxes are not the answer to our transportation problems. In fact, Republican legislators have a plan to repurpose $6 billion to road maintenance and construction to fix our roads without raising taxes a single cent. Californians already pay the highest taxes in the nation taxes toward our roads, but Democrats in the Legislature have redirected, repurposed and redistributed our money to pork-barrel projects and gubernatorial pipe-dreams like high speed rail, rather than taking action on our failing roads. The 21st Senate District, with its nearly 200,000 daily commuters, is impacted the most by our dilapidated highways …

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Developmental disability assistance measure given the green light

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit PrintFriendly Long awaited changes move forward and garner a wide range of support Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Californians impacted by various developmental disabilities as young adults are one step closer today to gaining eligibility for the services they need. Senate Bill 283 (SB 283), introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, redefines “age of onset” for access to regional center disability services from the current age of 18, to a revised age of 22. The bill unanimously passed the Senate Human Services Committee. “California’s law has not kept current with modern science. Science tells us the brain continues to develop at least until a person is 22 years of age, so California law should match that,” said Wilk. “For …

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Santa Clarita Valley water sustainability measure moves forward

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Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit PrintFriendly Tuesday, March 28, 2017 SACRAMENTO – Today Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, announces the Senate Committee on Natural Resources passed Senate Bill 634, a measure to facilitate the creation of a single water district in the Santa Clarity Valley. The vote was 7 to 0 in support of the bill. “I am very pleased the Committee sees the value in unifying the current patchwork of regional water management in the Santa Clarita Valley into one streamlined agency,” said Wilk. “SB 634 would establish a 21st Century modern government agency that will not only serve the needs of my district, but will become a model for water agencies throughout the state.” This measure is the result of negotiations between the Castaic …

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Wilk joins colleagues in recognizing contributions of aerospace industry

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit PrintFriendly Monday, March 27, 2017 SACRAMENTO – Today Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, joined Senate colleagues in recognizing the many contributions the aerospace and aviation industries have made to California. March 27 to 29 was declared California’s Aviation and Aerospace Days. Wilk, who represents the Antelope Valley, the epi-center of the aerospace/aviation industry in California, issued the following statement: “Antelope Valley is the home to America’s aerospace industry, and it is imperative we do all we can to foster this vital sector. There is no region in the world that can match Antelope Valley’s aerospace resources and talent. That is why we’re working to bring a UC Institute for Aerospace to the Antelope Valley. This institute would be a magnet for …

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Wilk honors Bravery Brewing as the March, 2017 Small Business of the Month

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Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit PrintFriendly Monday, March 20, 2017 Lancaster – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, recognized Bravery Brewing as the 21st Senate District’s March, 2017 Small Business of the Month. Brewery founder and co-owner Bart Avery was presented with the award Friday afternoon at the brewery. “It is my pleasure to honor the folks at Bravery Brewing.  They have ‘lived their life with bravery’ working hard to build a fabulous brand that incorporates great beer and community service.  Standing in front of the Bravery Brewing’s Wall of Bravery seems like a fitting way to honor a small business that has done so much for our troops,” said Wilk. “Not only is the business a success story, Bart Avery has made it a point to …

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Wilk recognized for pro-democracy voting record

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit PrintFriendly Awarded the Common Cause “We the People Award” Wednesday, March 15, 2017 SACRAMENTO – Today Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, was awarded the “We the People Award” by Common Cause for his for his commitment to an inclusive democracy.  The award is given to those legislators who were leaders in strengthening California’s democracy in the 2015-16 session. “This award is a true honor. My purpose in office is to enhance the quality of life of ordinary Californians,” said Wilk. “My priorities are to make government more effective, efficient and accountable.  Making government and campaigns more transparent empowers voters and citizens – which leads to better public policy.” The award was given to Wilk by California Common Cause Board President, Jonathan …