FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2015
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Senate Bill to Modernize Schools on Military Installations Is Signed into Law
Senate Republican Leader Fuller authored SB 111
SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 111 is the first piece of legislation signed into law for new Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield). The bill will provide needed state funding to match the federal dollars secured to modernize schools serving military families throughout California. The federal funds are set aside to repair, upgrade, and replace inadequate public school facilities located near military bases.
“I am grateful for the unanimous legislative support and the governor’s signature of my bill. This is a common-sense measure that will lead to California securing hundreds of millions of federal dollars for some of California’s most in need public schools,” said Sen. Fuller. “California children deserve to learn in a clean and safe environment and when these projects are funded, tens of thousands of students benefit.” Continue reading