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AV African American Leadership Council Endorses Wilk

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

Wilk receives endorsement of AV African American Leadership Council Antelope Valley – Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, has earned the endorsement of the Antelope Valley African American Leadership Council (AVAALC) in his race for the open 21st Senate District. “It’s an honor to receive the blessing from such an influential organization that brings a clear voice for fairness, opportunity and equity,” stated Wilk. “As a legislator I always try to get to ‘yes’ and we share much common ground in creating a pathway of opportunity for the African American community.” The AVAALC is a dynamic coalition of African American community-based organizations that promotes social and economic justice, civic participation, and empowerment of African Americans The AVAALC’s goals are building leadership and organizational capacity of the …

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Wilk announces legislative solution to National Guard “clawback” failures

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced legislation that will bring financial relief to soldiers who acted in good faith but were, nonetheless, wrapped up in the recently exposed “clawback” scandal. The bill will include language alleviating any tax burden relating to the enlistment bonuses. “I have spoken at length with the Franchise Tax Board and they have assured me that they are conducting a thorough investigation into potential tax exemptions for these soldiers,” said Wilk. “Unfortunately, at the state level we do not have the authority to relieve these soldiers of the debt; that has to be done at a federal level. However, there are several options for California legislators to mitigate the effects on our soldiers and I will pursue every …

Assembly Scott Wilk

All The Mayors Agree!

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

Wilk receives endorsement from all 7 mayors in 21st Senate District race Santa Clarita – In the open race for the 21st Senate District, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, has earned the endorsement of every mayor in the district. “An important role as a legislator is advocating for your local cities in Sacramento.  Having the relationships and the confidence of every mayor in the Senate district is humbling,” stated Wilk. Wilk’s endorsements include:  Adelanto Mayor Rich Kerr Apple Valley Town Mayor Barbara Stanton Hesperia Mayor Bill Holland Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar Victorville Mayor Gloria Garcia. “Government’s number-one priority is public safety and I will continue to support tough, but fair laws, and ensure the organizations …

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AV Press Endorses Wilk

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

Palmdale – The Antelope Valley Press is the latest media outlet to endorse Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, in the open race for 21st Senate District. “The AV Press is the newspaper of record in the largest part of the district. Receiving the ‘seal of approval’ from my hometown newspaper is an honor,” stated Wilk. The Antelope Valley Press joins the Antelope Valley Political Observer, KHTS AM 1220, the Santa Clarita Valley Signal and the Santa Clarita Valley Beacon in endorsing Wilk for Senate. The editorials have stated: “Wilk has proven he can navigate around the polarization in Sacramento, working across the aisle by finding solutions both parties can accept. The trust he has built with his peers from both parties has allowed him to …

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KHTS Hometown Station Endorses Wilk

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

It’s with gratitude that I announce another endorsement of my candidacy in the 21st Senate District race, from another outstanding organization, KHTS AM 1220! With the momentum of the campaign growing, and the continued support, it is clear to me that my dedication to the community and continued desire to improve and repair our great state is something that resonates with my friends and neighbors. Please feel free to click and continue to read and share these with your friends and colleagues and make sure they’ve got wilk! KHTS Hometown Station “The biggest challenge we face in California is the dysfunction in Sacramento. Our Senate and Assembly have evolved into a polarization on both sides of the aisle. Democrats are controlled by the rigid Union …

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Wilk presents $5,000 Barona Education Grant to Mint Canyon Community School

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

SANTA CLARITA –Today Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, presented a $5,000 Education Grant from the Barona Band of Mission Indians to Mint Canyon Community School to assist in the purchase of 67 MobyMax tablets to aid students learning math and language arts. “I thank the Barona Band of Mission Indians for their generosity and commitment to the future of our state’s children,” Wilk said. “This grant will help ensure Mint Canyon students have access to valuable tools in the classroom that are critical to a good education.” “We are pleased to be awarded this Grant and appreciate the time and efforts of Mrs. Kathy Harris, her team in our Instructional Services Department, and the important endorsement of Assemblyman Scott Wilk,” said Principal Roni Andrus. “We …

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Santa Clarita Valley Endorses Wilk

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

Thank you to the Santa Clarita Valley Signal Editorial Board for their endorsement of my candidacy in the 21st Senate District. Being born and raised in the district, I have the passion, seasoned leadership and proven track record of delivering that I hope will give people confidence in casting their vote for me on November 8th. Please feel free to click and continue to read and share these with your friends and colleagues and make sure they’ve got wilk! The Santa Clarita Valley Signal “Wilk has succeeded at working with Democrats in the Legislature. During his four years in office he co-authored two jobs bills that helped industries in both the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys: AB 1839, which provided tax incentives to keep film …

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Wilk’s beauty salon bill signed by governor

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

SACRAMENTO –Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s, R-Santa Clarita, Assembly Bill 1322 which permits salons and barbershops to serve a single complimentary alcoholic beverage to clients ages 21 and over without requiring a license or permit, provided no extra fees are charged for the beverage. “Many beauty salons and barbershops sell their services as experiences, so it is not uncommon for a customer to be offered a beer or glass of wine,” Wilk said. “By setting a responsible standard to comply with, this law strikes the perfect balance between individual choice and public safety.” Although common practice, many beauty salons and barbershops inadvertently disobey state law by offering their customers a complimentary alcoholic beverage with their service. AB 1322 updates this …

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Wilk honors California Bakery & Café as “Small Business of the Month”

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

SANTA CLARITA –Today, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, honored California Bakery & Cafe as the 38th Assembly District Small Business of the Month. “Many residents know California Bakery & Café for their delicious pastries offered 24 hours a day,” Wilk said. “But what is most remarkable is their enthusiasm to give back to our community. Whether it is donating to local schools, nonprofits, or providing food for the Sand Fire emergency crews, their generosity has had a profound impact all over the community.” Owned by Agustin Prieto, California Bakery & Café has been operating in Santa Clarita for over 14 years and routinely donates to local elementary and high schools, as well as to local nonprofits. The California Bakery & Café touches many parts of …

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Wilk Releases Statement on Death of Ventura County Firefighter

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk

SANTA CLARITA – Today, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, released the following statement regarding the death of Ventura County Firefighter Ryan Osler: “I am saddened at the loss of one of our local firefighters. My prayers are with Ryan, his wife and their two children. Our state’s brave men and women risk their lives each and every day to keep us safe from fires, yet it is always awful to hear of incidents in the field. I send my deepest condolences to Ryan’s family and friends.” Osler, of Santa Clarita, CA, died while responding to the Canyon Fire on Vandenberg Air Force Base. By order of the governor, the Capitol’s flags will fly at half-staff in Osler’s honor. The post Wilk Releases Statement on Death …