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April 16, 2018
SACRAMENTO – With Tax Day looming tomorrow, Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced a package of bills that will provide some relief to overtaxed Californians. “Every day feels like Tax Day in California. We have the highest income tax brackets of any state, top-five gas taxes, highest...
April 11, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) announced his Senate Bill 1357, a measure that would create a special “Veteran” license plate for the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces, passed out of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. “Creating this veteran-...
April 2, 2018
In This Issue: Out & About In The 1st Senate District | Take My Survey! | Melanie Fowle Honored As Woman Of The Year | Committee Hearing On Impacts Of The Gas Tax | California Ag Day | Applauding “Sanctuary State” Lawsuit | April Tax Deadline Is Upon Us! | 2018 Marks Last Year Of FUTA Tax | Celebrating The Junior Zebras | Follow Me!
March 13, 2018
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) proudly recognized Melanie Fowle of Siskiyou County as the 1st Senate District 2018 Woman of the Year. “Melanie has given of her time and resources to enhance the quality of life for those in Siskiyou County and I deeply appreciate her hard work to make California a...
March 7, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today applauded U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ lawsuit filed against the state of California for violating the Constitution and interfering with the enforcement of federal immigration laws. “Our state’s number one job is to protect the safety of...
March 2, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today made the following comments during the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing’s informational hearing regarding the impacts of Senate Bill 1, the $52 billion transportation proposal that imposes permanent new gas taxes and user fees on...
March 2, 2018
In This Issue: Board of Equalization Defeats Gas Tax Increase | Bill to Help Families Save For College | NorCal Heroes Day & Day of Remembrance | Folsom Bulldogs | Rocklin’s 125th Birthday! | Best of Orangevale 2017 | Opioid Overdose Death Awareness Week | Future Farmers of America | CA Community Colleges Help Students Follow Dreams | Student Video Contest Winner | Beware of IRS Tax Refund Scam | Follow Me!
February 28, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today applauded the California Board of Equalization’s (BOE) vote against a recommendation to increase California’s gas excise tax by $0.04 a gallon. “This is a major victory for California taxpayers. With a budget surplus in the billions and the new...
February 21, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced 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 skyrocketed over the past several decades. Students who...
February 1, 2018
In This Issue: Free Tax Help Day Workshop | South Placer Rotary Club | Taxpayer Refund Bill | Police Dog Protection Act Of 2018 | Seeking Interns | Governor Brown’s 2018 State Of The State Address | February Is American Heart Month | Perfect Score On Behalf Of Small Business

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