Current Releases

September 6, 2017
Sacramento – Senator Tom Berryhill, R-Modesto, issued the following statement on Wednesday in response to Legislature’s persistent erosion of the rights of gun-owners: “The anti-Second Amendment bills passing through the Legislature this session will do little to keep Californians safe. If there’s...
August 31, 2017
Lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill by Sen. Tom Berryhill of Modesto, which would give much-needed assistance to disabled veterans in California.
July 17, 2017
Senator Tom Berryhill, R-Twain Harte, issued the following statement Monday in support for AB-398, a bill to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program for a decade while reducing taxes, fees and regulations by more than $16 billion dollars. “This legislation is the unfortunate result of years of...
June 28, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Senator Tom Berryhill, R-Modesto, on Wednesday honored the United Samaritans Foundation as the 8th Senate District’s Nonprofit of the Year for 2017. Based in Turlock, USF is Stanislaus County’s largest nonprofit direct food distributor to the hungry, serving 35,000 meals a month. To...
June 1, 2017
The California Senate unanimously approved a bill authored by Sen. Tom Berryhill, R-Twain Harte, which creates a 12-month fishing license and scraps the costly and inefficient calendar-year licenses.
June 1, 2017
SACRAMENTO – A bill to help Tuolumne County with the emergency removal of dead trees cleared the Senate unanimously on Wednesday. “This bill will save lives,” said Sen. Tom Berryhill, R-Twain Harte, the bill’s author. “I look forward to working with members of the Assembly and the governor on this...
June 1, 2017
Senator Tom Berryhill, R-Twain Harte, gave an impassioned speech on the Senate floor on Thursday in opposition to SB-562, a bill to create a single-payer, government-run healthcare system estimated to cost $400 billion a year, which is more than double the state’s current general fund. Berryhill’s...
May 10, 2017
SACRAMENTO - Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) is pleased to announce the winners of the 43rd annual Capitol Frog Jump. Elected officials, legislative staffers, media, and members of the public jockeyed their frogs in hopes of becoming frog-jump legends. There are three winning categories:...
April 27, 2017
Democrats this week killed a common-sense, regulatory-reform measure authored by Senator Tom Berryhill, R-Twain Harte, which would have started to unwind costly regulatory constraints placed on businesses and individuals in California.
April 25, 2017
SACRAMENTO – A bill authored by California Senator Tom Berryhill, R-Twain Harte, to promote fishing for all Californians unanimously passed the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday. Currently, fishing licenses are based on a calendar-year cycle, with no extra time or prorated...

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