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July 3, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) announced his Senate Bill 1246, a bill that will streamline and modernize the process for expediting property tax refunds to California taxpayers, passed out of the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation. “I’m pleased to have the Committee’s support...
July 2, 2018
In This Issue: Happy Independence Day! | Recognizing 2018 Nonprofit Of The Year | 11th Anniversary Of Angora Fire | Cruisin‘ Into Summer | Opposed To Wasteful Budget | Nor Cal Gun Vault Small Business Of The Year | At Your Service… | Follow Me!
June 21, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) notes that this Sunday, June 24 marks the 11th anniversary of the devastating Angora Fire and pledges his continued efforts to increase fire safety in the Lake Tahoe Basin. “I will never forget the severity of what I saw 11 years ago when I toured the...
June 20, 2018
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) proudly recognized Nor Cal Gun Vault as the 1st Senate District 2018 Small Business of the Year during California Small Business Day. “As a small business owner myself, I know how difficult it can be to operate in California. I applaud owners Eddie and Tammy Ford on...
June 14, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding the Democrat majority-vote budget bill: “I tip my hat to Governor Brown and his Democrat allies in the legislature; they can spend money faster and more irresponsibly than any group of people I’ve ever seen...
June 1, 2018
In This Issue: Memorial Day Remembrance | Bills Honoring Veterans | Thoughts On Governor’s Revised Budget | Unity In Community | Audit Request Of The City Of Lincoln Approved | Celebrity Waiter Luncheon | Bills To Help Overtaxed Californians Fail In Committee | Supporting Mother-Baby Friendly Workplaces | ’Tis The Season For County Fairs | Helping Families Save For College On National 529 College Savings Plan Day | Don’t Forget To Vote June 5 | Follow Me!
May 29, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Today is National 529 College Savings Plan Day and Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) is highlighting his Senate Bill 1218, legislation that will help families save money for college by making contributions to 529 plans tax deductible in California. “The cost to send kids to college has...
May 24, 2018
SACRAMENTO – With Memorial Day just around the corner, Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) is highlighting two of his bills that seek to provide some relief and recognition for those who have honorably served our country. Senate Constitutional Amendment 19 will allow honorably discharged veterans of...
May 17, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today expressed disappointment that two of his bills, Senate Bills 995 and 996 that would have provided some relief to overtaxed Californians, failed in the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance. “California taxpayers can barely make ends meet but...
May 16, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced that his request to audit the City of Lincoln has been approved by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee. The audit, to be conducted by the California State Auditor, will include a review of the administration of public funds and assets...
May 15, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced that Senate Constitutional Amendment 19, legislation that would allow veterans to transfer their Prop. 13 baseline valuations when purchasing a new property, passed out of the Senate Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments...
May 11, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s revised 2018-19 state budget proposal: “California taxpayers can barely make ends meet but Governor Brown says the state is sitting on a $8.8 billion budget surplus? That is $8.8 billion of...