State Stalls, Fresno Co. Moves Ahead on Suicide Prevention

State Sen. Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) wants to help prevent suicide, especially among youth. So she authored SB 331, a bipartisan bill requiring each California county to develop a suicide prevention plan. Listen to this article: https://d28jd3p91iwyr0...
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Hurtado Announces $15M for Valley Drinking Water

Failing water systems throughout the southern San Joaquin Valley will get a $15 million boost thanks to the efforts of state Sen. Melissa Hurtado, a Sanger Democrat. “Access to clean drinking water is one of...

Borgeas, Hurtado Sworn-In as New State Senators

The California state Legislature was back at work, albeit for a ceremonial session. As mandated by the state Constitution, all 80 Assembly members and the 20 newly elected senators were sworn into office Mon...
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Dem Domination: California Legislature Is Many Shades of Blue

The California Legislature, controlled by Democrats for decades, is likely to become even bluer when the new class is sworn in next month. Exactly how many more Democrats have been elected is still not certain; it takes a long time to count votes in California...

Will Borgeas’ Election Create Domino Effect?

In less than a month, Andreas Borgeas will become the next state senator representing most of Fresno at the Capitol. At that time, he will also vacate his current position as Fresno County supervisor, creati...