SACRAMENTO - Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement:
"Congratulations to Brian Dahle who will proudly represent constituents in California's First Senate District. Brian and I served in the State Assembly together. As colleagues in the Assembly, we advocated for economic development to help our farmers, to protect water rights, and to support the business community.
"I welcome Brian to the Senate Republican Caucus where Senate Republicans represent nearly 11 million hardworking Californians. As a true conservative and a tax fighter, Brian will bring strength to our fight to make California affordable," said Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove.
Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove represents California's 16th Senate District which encompasses large portions of Kern, Tulare and San Bernardino counties and including the cities of Bakersfield, Barstow, California City, Exeter, Frazier Mountain, Joshua Tree, Mojave, Needles, Ridgecrest, Rosamond, Taft, Tehachapi, Twentynine Palms, Tulare, Visalia, Yucca Valley and portions of the Kern River Valley. Follow her on Facebookand Twitter.