Conway, Bigelow Introduce Water Bond Plan

Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway, R-Tulare, and Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee Vice Chair Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, have introduced a comprehensive water bond proposal. Their plan would provide competitive funding for critical water storage, groundwater, Delta restoration, water quality and drought relief projects statewide. “California’s painful drought conditions are hurting families, farmers and business […]

Steve Worthley: ‘No Time to Rest on Our Laurels’

Four years ago, deep in a recession and in the face of prevailing anti-incumbency, Tulare County Supervisor Steve Worthley won re-election by only 109 votes. “There was a tremendous amount of negative publicity,” Worthley said, “primarily engineered by the Visalia Times-Delta. We were in their paper practically every week.” But Worthley also credited his then […]

Visalia Embraces Trap, Neuter and Release

Visalia Mayor Steve Nelsen often says during city council meetings how compassionate Visalians are, and that was proven once again on Presidents’ Day Weekend. Dr. Nanette Kuswa, owner of Companion Animal Medical Center, assembled a group of volunteers to conduct a free spay and neuter clinic on Sunday, February 16th. In the span of four […]

CA Black Chamber Honors Assembly GOP Leader Conway with ‘Bridge Builder’ Award

The California Black Chamber of Commerce honored Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway, of Tulare, with its “Bridge Builder” award last month. Aubry Stone, president and CEO of the California Black Chamber of Commerce presented the award to Assemblywoman Conway at the organization’s annual legislative reception. The California Black Chamber of Commerce selected Conway for the […]