Patrick Pine

Patrick Pine

Many of those who worked on farms in the Valley have migrated to construction - especially in the Bay Area as well as LA area since construction pays better....and many have moved to higher paying vineyards in Napa/Sonoma and other wine growing areas that are paying more and finally, these f…

Patrick Pine

Patrick Pine commented on McCarthy backs Trump fire comments

And here I thought Rep. McCarthy represented Californians. Cutting federal money will only hurt the victims of the fires. No similar threats to hurricane and flood victims in Texas where people were allowed to build in flood plains - repeatedly.

Patrick Pine

Mr. Schilling deserves our accolades for building this vital network to serve people throughout Kern County. But we need to urge Rep. Kevin McCarthy to use his influence to get funding for federally qualified health clinics fully subscribed on a continuing basis - this funding has been del…

Patrick Pine

Thank you Lois Henry. While I did not always agree with your point of view - I learned from you and often agreed with you based on what you shared. You have made a positive contribution.

Patrick Pine

I urge the County Supervisors not to take action on the Sheriff's request. The executive order issued by President Trump relating to taking federal money from local governments considered to be "sanctuary" units was ruled unconstitutional.
The Sheriff's claim that Kern County …

Patrick Pine

The problem with the refundable tax credits the Republicans, including McCarthy, are promoting is that they do little for those with little taxable income.