Releases and Articles

August 16, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today submitted a letter to Governor Brown requesting he convene a special session of the legislature this fall to address California’s wildfire crisis. “The Governor and I were together in Shasta County where we witnessed the Carr Fire devastation, and...
August 16, 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 off the Assembly floor. “I’m pleased to have the Assembly’s support on this important taxpayer...
August 8, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today expressed disappointment in the Joint Legislative Audit Committee’s (JLAC) denial of his request for an audit of California’s newest tax agencies – the California Department of Taxes and Fee Administration (CDTFA) and the Office of Tax...
August 1, 2018
In This Issue: Carr Fire: Update & Available Resources | CHP Officer Nathan Taylor Memorial Overcrossing | Celebrating HJTA! | Habitat For Humanity | Bill To Help Taxpayers Passes Assembly Committee | CAAPS Capital Business Exchange | Intern Appreciation | Follow Me!
July 16, 2018
Photo credit: CAL FIRE Dear Friend, I wanted to give you a brief update on the status of the Klamathon Fire and share information on some local and state resources that are available for recovery assistance. As of this morning, the Klamathon Fire in Siskiyou County is now 36,500 acres and 70...
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...

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