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April 26, 2017
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced Senate Bill 13, which will provide much-needed tax relief to the manufacturing, research and development, and agricultural industries by expanding an existing sales and use tax exemption, passed out of the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance.
April 24, 2017
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) announced that he is hosting a video contest and is seeking entries from high school and college undergraduates that...
April 19, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced his Senate Bill 11, a measure that would immediately and proactively waive penalties...
April 17, 2017
SACRAMENTO - Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding his effort to repeal Senate Bill 1, the transportation...
April 6, 2017
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding his vote against Senate Bill 1, the $52 billion transportation tax proposal that imposes permanent new gas taxes and user fees on motorists:
March 29, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) announced the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) has voted unanimously to support his Senate...
March 29, 2017
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today reacted to Governor Brown and Legislative Democrats’ announcement of a $5.2 billion road-funding package that imposes permanent new gas taxes and user fees on motorists:
March 22, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s attempt to side-step the Gann Limit,...
March 2, 2017
In his continued efforts to fight against the illegal fire tax, Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced Senate Bill 9, a measure to repeal the tax.
March 1, 2017
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) reacted to the results of today’s snow survey by the Department of Water Resources which showed that statewide, the snowpack holds 45.5 inches of snow water equivalent, or 185 percent of the March 1 average (24.6 inches). The central and southern regions in the Sierra Nevada are close to reaching the more than 30-year record for snowpack statewide.

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