BAKERSFIELD - Kern County residents protested immigration reform Wednesday morning.
Kern County Democratic Party, Concerned Citizens and others hope to pressure Valadao support a budget that supports social security and Medicare, a strong middle class, and assistance for lower income individuals.
They say House Republicans's budget protects tax breaks for the wealthiest rather than create opportunities for middle-class families.
Valadao responded in a statement:
With unemployment reaching 30% in some communities, the Central Valley has been hit especially hard by our struggling economy. The Republican Budget will make responsible reforms to get our nation's fiscal house in order, creating economic growth and middle-class jobs for our Valley. Furthermore, this prudent budget will protect programs like Medicare and Social Security for those who rely on them most.
BPD on full force during Labor Day checkpoint
For many, Labor Day Weekend is a time to celebrate the end of summer, but barbecues and parties are not the only thing at full force.
Dead body found outside of downtown courthouse
A dead body has been found outside of the downtown Superior courthouse Sunday morning.
Two killed in crash on Rosedale Highway
Traffic now opened at Rosedale Highway and Verdugo Lane.