Current Releases

September 12, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte), a lifelong farmer, issued the following statement in response to the Governor signing into law Assembly Bill 1066 (Gonzalez D-San Diego), which changes California’s agriculture overtime rules:
August 29, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) announces that Senate Bill 1345, a measure to extend the sunset date of Inyo County’s Off Highway Vehicle Adventure Trails pilot program has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.
August 22, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte), who is also a lifelong farmer, issued the following statement upon Senate passage of Assembly Bill 1066 (Gonzalez D-San Diego), legislation to change California’s agriculture overtime rules:
August 16, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) announces that Senate Bill 1345, a measure to extend the sunset date of Inyo County’s Off Highway Vehicle Adventure Trails pilot program has cleared the legislature and is headed to the governor for his approval.
August 12, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) announces his legislation to create a junior fishing license was held in the Assembly Appropriations Committee without a vote and is dead for this legislative session. Senate Bill 345 had gone through the legislative process without a ‘no’ vote but had been stripped of a major provision in the Senate. The committee’s action today, while not unexpected, was tremendously disappointing.
August 4, 2016
Sacramento – Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) today spoke in opposition to Geneiveve Shiroma’s reappointment to the Agriculture Labor Relations Board. Excerpts from his floor remarks include: “Her [Shiroma’s] relationship with the UFW’s lobbyist, who is also her campaign manager, while not...
June 30, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) announces passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 156, a measure which recognizes the 40th anniversary and the tremendous impact the organization has had on California.
June 28, 2016
The Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee unanimously passed Senate Bill 345, which would create the reduced-cost Junior Sport Fishing License as a way to encourage young people to explore the sport.
June 22, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) announces the defeat, once again, of the California Workplace Flexibility Act. Senate Bill 985, introduced by Berryhill and Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), is similar to previous workplace flexibility measures defeated in the Senate Labor Committee.
June 22, 2016
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) announces Senate Bill 1162, a measure to address Mammoth Lakes Firefighter’s underfunded pension plan, has passed the Assembly Committee on Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security.

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