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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) released the following statement after the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released a long-awaited report about a troubling state-funded $1.7 billion COVID testing lab: “It should not have taken 287 days for Californians to receive answers about this taxpayer-funded COVID testing lab. …continue reading

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Almost one year after Governor Newsom’s EDD “Strike Team” released findings on the failures of the Employment Development Department (EDD), legislative Democrats once again postponed an audit hearing that would have provided oversight to the state’s failed EDD. This critical hearing was originally scheduled for August 17, postponed to August …continue reading

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Despite the rampant fraud and mismanagement that has plagued the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and cost taxpayers at least $11 billion in fraud, three Republican good-government bills to address those failures were shelved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee Chair. Those bills held in Assembly Appropriations were: SB 39 by …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) took a solid swipe at eradicating unemployment insurance fraud and identity theft with the passage of Senate Bill 58 (SB 58) from the Assembly Committee on Privacy & Consumer Protection. SB 58 would require the Economic Development Department’s (EDD) to stop including full …continue reading