Shannon Grove

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Nathan Hochman, the leading Republican candidate for California Attorney General, endorsed Senator Shannon Grove’s SB 1042, which for the first time makes human trafficking a violent and serious felony in California. “Senator Shannon Grove’s SB 1042 is a much-needed bill to address the ongoing, multi-billon dollar human trafficking crisis in …continue reading

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Today, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) announced that Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) was unanimously selected as Senate Republican Leader-elect. Leader Grove will continue to work with Senator Wilk and Senate pro Tem Toni Atkins as a productive member of the Senate. The leadership change takes effect in a …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) and several members of the California Senate Republican Caucus recently delivered a letter to Governor Newsom demanding that he set the state’s vaccine distribution as a priority. The California Department of Public Health says California has received more than 2.4 million vaccines, yet according …continue reading

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Today, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) proudly welcomed Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa), the first Republican Latina elected to the California Senate Republican Caucus. Senator Ochoa Bogh represents California 23rd Senate District which covers portions of Riverside, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles counties. Senator Ochoa Bogh joined Senator Brian …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement after Judge Amy Coney Barrett is poised to be the ninth justice to the United States Supreme Court. Earlier this month, Leader Grove joined other legislative leaders from all 50 states in signing a letter in support of Judge Barrett’s …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) responds to Governor Newsom’s Employment Development Department (EDD) Strike Team report that shows nearly 1.6 million claims have yet to be resolved, dating back to March and April of this year and the backlog is growing by 10,000 a day. Late Saturday night on …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement on the recent passing of former Republican Senator Tom Berryhill: “I am saddened to learn about the passing of my friend Tom Berryhill who was a true statesman, a small business owner, and a farmer from Calaveras County. Business and …continue reading

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The Governor’s mandated shutdown has left more than six million Californians unemployed and shuttered businesses. Today, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement after the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) announced the cancellation of a crucial hearing on August 11 that would have been an opportunity to …continue reading

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Today, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement after legislative Democrats recently passed the 2020-2021 budget: “This year’s state budget vote was negotiated as a backroom deal by only one party with very little transparency to the public. The Democrats’ budget increases taxes, makes cuts to law …continue reading

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Today, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) and Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) released a joint press release denouncing the passage of Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA) 5. Legislative Democrats passed ACA 5 and its purpose is to repeal Proposition 209. “Prop. 209 states that California shall not discriminate against, …continue reading

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Members of California Senate Republican Caucus recently voted in support of Assembly Bill 1393 which requires the Instructional Quality Commission to develop and adopt curriculum for Lao history and cultural studies to California’s K-12 schools by March 2023. Senate Bill 895 authored by former Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Fountain Valley) included …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement: “Congratulations to Brian Dahle who will proudly represent constituents in California’s First Senate District. Brian and I served in the State Assembly together. As colleagues in the Assembly, we advocated for economic development to help our farmers, to protect water …continue reading