Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) reacted to the results of this morning’s California snow survey, a measurement of the water content of California’s snowpack. This monthly survey is used to determine the amount of runoff the state can expect throughout the spring and summer. Typically, melting snow provides roughly 30-percent of California’s water supply.
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced Senate Bill 13, which will provide much-needed tax relief to the manufacturing, research and development, software and agricultural industries by expanding an existing sales and use tax exemption.
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today reacted to Governor Jerry Brown’s 2017 State of the State address, which he delivered to a joint session of the Legislature and the people of California this morning.
Senator Ted Gaines (R–El Dorado) today issued the following statement condemning California’s Democratic legislative leaders for their decision to hire outside legal counsel to advise on potential legal challenges with the incoming Trump Administration.
Senator Gaines will remain in his post as vice chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee. He is also a member of the Senate Committees on Governmental Organization; Energy, Utilities and Communications; Transportation and Housing; and Legislative Ethics.
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today reported that, per his request, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) has put into place a dedicated study team to evaluate the taxation of California National Guard Bonus repayments.