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Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Bill Leonard Secretary of State and Consumer Services Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Bill Leonard as secretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency (SCSA). “Bill Leonard has served as an elected public official in California since 1978, and we are fortunate to have such an experienced leader,” said Governor Schwarzenegger. “His commitment to serving […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Directs CDCR to Retain All Sex Offender Parole Files

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today directed the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to retain all files on sex offender parolees going forward and to make as much information as possible available to the public. Today’s action comes after an immediate review of CDCR’s policy on parolee file retention. “The […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces California Receives Major Disaster Declaration for Counties Affected by Winter Storms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster declaration for Calaveras, Imperial, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and Siskiyou counties after winter storms pounded the state beginning in January. This declaration will release federal funds to help communities recover from the effects of these storms. […]

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Ca. Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Camp Pendleton Marine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Lance Cpl. Nigel K. Olsen, 21 of Orem, UT: “Lance Corporal Nigel Olsen was a heroic Marine who put his life on the line, willingly facing danger to defend the freedoms we are lucky enough to enjoy every […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces New Governance Entity to Advance Health Information Exchange in California with Stimulus Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Schwarzenegger and California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) Secretary Kim Belshé today announced the state’s intent to name Cal eConnect as a new non-profit entity that will provide leadership and oversee a collaborative process to develop and support the Health Information Exchange (HIE) services in California. “Building a […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on $700 Million Allocation to Aid Struggling Homeowners

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the Obama Administration announced that California is eligible for up to $700 million in federal funding to develop innovative initiatives to help homeowners struggling to meet their mortgage payments: “California has been hit hard by the housing crisis, and while my […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds Kyocera Decision to Create Green Jobs in California

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after Kyocera Solar, Inc. announced plans to begin manufacturing solar modules in San Diego: “Today’s announcement is further proof that California’s nation-leading green policies play a vital role in our state’s economic success. Even in this recession, green jobs in California […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Actions to Fight Obesity, Promote Healthy Living

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Following a moderated discussion with President Clinton at the Governor’s 2010 Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity: Actions for Healthy Living, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced eight specific actions he will pursue to support healthy living in California. The actions announced by the Governor will fight childhood obesity and encourage all […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Offers Rewards for Information in Four Unsolved Cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday offered rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a California court of the person or persons responsible for the following four unsolved cases in California. The following is a brief description of each crime and the reward amount offered: On December 29, 2007, […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Nava Calls for Ban on Toxic Lead Shot in State Wildlife Areas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Earlier today, Assemblymember Pedro Nava announced the introduction of Assembly Bill 2223, which will ban the use of toxic lead shot in California’s 627,000 acre network of State Wildlife Areas. As a result of widespread scientific consensus that the use of lead shot for waterfowl hunting poses a significant danger […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Convenes 2010 Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity: Actions for Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Joined by President Bill Clinton, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today convened the Governor’s 2010 Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity: Actions for Healthy Living at The California Endowment in Los Angeles. Opening the Summit, the Governor and President Clinton participated in a discussion, moderated by The California Endowment President and […]

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Regional Industry Grants Provided To 10 Regions Across California, More Than $2 Million Fund Job Training Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Recovery Task Force on Friday announced the 10 recipients of nearly $2.2 million in Regional Industry Clusters of Opportunity Grants (RICOG). These grants will bolster regional economic competitiveness by building the capacity of regional collaborations to identify growing industries, undertake strategic planning and leverage public and private resources. […]

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Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Seven to Los Angeles County Superior Court

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday announced the appointments of Karen M. Ackerson-Brazille, David R. Fields, Reva G. Goetz, Laura L. Laesecke, Sally L. Meloch, Shellie L. Samuels, and Paul T. Suzuki to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Ackerson-Brazille, 45, of Los Angeles, has been a deputy attorney […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces $130 Million Investment in Transportation Projects

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced yesterday that California will receive an additional $130 million in new funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) for four highway, local, street, rail and port projects across the state. The funding will be provided under the Recovery Act’s $1.5 billion Transportation Investment […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger California Superior Court Appointments for Feb. 18, 2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Bret D. Hillman to a judgeship in the Tulare County Superior Court. Hillman, 49, of Tulare, has been a partner for Hillman and Lew since 2007. Previously, he served Stringham, Hillman and Lew as a partner from 1990 to 2007 and Stringham […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Visits 405 Carpool Lane Project On One Year Anniversary of Recovery Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Schwarzenegger today announced that on the one year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act), $2.5 billion will be committed to almost 900 transportation projects statewide by the end of February. California has managed more than $25 billion in Recovery Act funds to improve California’s infrastructure […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces More Than $100 Million Recovery Act Investment In Advancing Use Of Health Information Exchange and Technology

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Schwarzenegger on Friday announced that California will receive more than $100 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) awards. These funds will assist health care providers to expand the secure use and exchange of health information technology (IT) and train workers for thousands of health […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Joins Pacific Coast Collaborative Members to Sign MOU Furthering Agreement

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — At the first Annual Leaders Forum of the Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC) today, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, along with British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell, Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown and Washington Governor Christine Gregoire, signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) that build upon the original PCC Agreement, signed on June 30, […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for California Following Severe Winter Storms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday sent a letter to President Obama through FEMA Region IX Regional Administrator Nancy Ward requesting a disaster declaration for the state of California as a result of a series of winter storms that have brought high winds, copious amounts of precipitation statewide, and have caused the […]

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Ca. Gov. Applauds Senate for Confirming Maldonado as Lieutenant Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following statement applauding the California State Senate for confirming Senator Abel Maldonado (R-Santa Maria) as Lieutenant Governor: “I applaud the California State Senate for showing bipartisan leadership today and confirming Senator Abel Maldonado as Lieutenant Governor. Senator Maldonado has been a dedicated public servant and […]

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Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments for 2.10.10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced the following appointments: First, Nicole Anderson, 20, of Redding, has been appointed to the California State University Board of Trustees. Since 2008, she has served as secretary of state affairs for Associated Students Incorporated at California State University, Sacramento. This position does not require Senate […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces 2010 Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity: Action for Healthy Living

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced he will host the 2010 Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity: Action for Healthy Living on Wednesday, February 24, 2010. President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the Governor’s co-lead in the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, will also participate. “We […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Executive Order to Further Improve California’s Information Technology Systems

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Building upon his commitment to increase government efficiency through improvements to California’s information technology (IT) systems, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today received an update on the progress the state has made over the last two years to improve state IT operations and signed an executive order which will serve as the […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Concord Soldier

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Pfc. Scott G. Barnett of Concord: “Maria and I were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Private First Class Scott Barnett. Scott was a brave soldier who dedicated his life to protecting his fellow citizens. He served […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Camp Pendleton Marine

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Sgt. David J. Smith of Frederick, MD: “Sergeant David Smith was a committed Marine who fought courageously to preserve the freedom of our country. Maria and I join all Californians in expressing our sadness over his death and honoring […]

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Calif. Recovery Task Force Director Issues Statement on Bureau of State Audits Findings

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — California Recovery Task Force Director Herb K. Schultz today issued the following statement in response to the Bureau of State Audits report on the Department of Community Services and Development America Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) Weatherization Program: “The Task Force has proactively worked with the Department of Community Services […]

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Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Brigadier General Mary J. Kight Adjutant General of the Calif. National Guard

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday announced the appointment of Brigadier General Mary J. Kight as the first female adjutant general of the California National Guard and first African-American female National Guard adjutant general in the nation. He also thanked General William H. Wade II for his years of dedicated service. “Brigadier General […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on California Supreme Court Ruling on Jessica’s Law

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Schwarzenegger yesterday issued the following statement after the California Supreme Court ruled to uphold the residency restrictions in Proposition 83, also known as Jessica’s Law, which took effect on November 8, 2006: “The voters passed this important initiative to help protect our communities and our children from sexual predators and […]

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Recovery Task Force Releases Preliminary Report of Funds Managed by Calif. State Government

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — The California Recovery Task Force today announced that quarter two reports on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) have been submitted as required by the federal government on spending and jobs funded. State departments uploaded information before the federal deadline of 11:59 p.m. on January 29, 2010, as part of […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces California Receives Largest High-Speed Rail Recovery Act Award in the Nation

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday announced that California has been awarded more than $2.3 billion of the $8 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment (Recovery Act) funding President Obama made available to states nationally for high-speed intercity rail – more funding than any other state in the nation. Government, labor, business and environmental […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger announces County Superior Court appointments

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Among others, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Joseph A. Soldani to a judgeship in the Madera County Superior Court. Soldani, 60, of Fresno, has been a part-time sole practitioner since 2007. Previously, he was the city attorney with Madera City Attorney’s Office from 1993 to 2003 and a […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Election of New Senate Republican Leader

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement congratulating Senator Bob Dutton (R-Rancho Cucamonga) on his election as the next Senate Republican Leader: “Senator Bob Dutton has been a tremendous advocate for the Californians in his district and I congratulate him on his election as the next Senate Republican Leader. As […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to California Congressional Delegation on California’s Fair Share from the Federal Government

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday sent a letter to members of the California Congressional Delegation urging California’s fair share from the federal government in reimbursement formulas that shortchange California taxpayers. The full text of the letter is below: January 13, 2010 Dear Members of the California Congressional Delegation, On January 8, I […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Two to California Energy Commission, Thanks Art Rosenfeld for His Dedicated Service

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — The Governor yesterday announced the appointment of Anthony Eggert and Robert Weisenmiller to the California Energy Commission and expressed his sincere gratitude to internationally renowned Commissioner Art Rosenfeld for his dedicated service on his last day serving on the California Energy Commission. “The Energy Commission plays a vital role in helping […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces California Assistance to Help Haiti Recover after Earthquake

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Following yesterday’s devastating earthquake in Haiti, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that California’s specially-trained Urban Search and Rescue Team, California Task Force 2, has been dispatched to aid the victims and California stands ready to provide additional help coordinated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. […]

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Nava’s ‘Witness Responsibility Act’ to Close Loophole in California Law to Protect All Victims

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Responding to the brutal gang rape of a minor in Richmond, California, Assemblymember Pedro Nava’s (D-Santa Barbara) ‘fast tracked’ legislation, Assembly Bill 984, the “Witness Responsibility Act,” which holds witnesses accountable for failing to report a rape or murder to authorities, passed out of the Assembly Public Safety Committee this afternoon […]

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Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights Plan to Spur Clean Technology Growth in California

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — California Jobs Initiative to Create, Retain 100,000+ Jobs. After touring Cobalt Biofuels, a Silicon Valley green-tech company, today in Mountain View, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger highlighted his proposal to exempt the purchase of green-tech manufacturing equipment from the sales tax in his California Jobs Initiative, a legislative package that will create or […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces First-in-the-Nation Statewide Green Building Standards Code

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Continuing California’s efforts to fight climate change and protect the environment, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the California Building Standards Commission unanimously adopted the first-in-the-nation mandatory Green Building Standards Code (CALGREEN) requiring all new buildings in the state to be more energy efficient and environmentally responsible. Taking effect on January 1, […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces 760 Local Education Agencies Set to Participate in State’s Race to the Top Plan to Date

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Schwarzenegger today announced that to date, 760 local educational agencies have submitted memorandum of understandings (MOU) to partner with the state’s Race to the Top application. The participation of these local educational agencies will ensure that the state’s application is highly competitive for up to $700 million in much needed […]

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Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Proclaims State of Emergency in Humboldt County Due to Earthquake

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today proclaimed a state of emergency in Humboldt County due to a 6.5 earthquake which occurred on Saturday, January 9, 2010 that impacted the northern coast of California, disrupted utilities and caused damage to at least 175 structures. The text of the proclamation is below: A PROCLAMATION OF […]

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