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Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Illegal Butane Hash Oil (BHO) and Meth Manufacturing Target of Legislation Approved by Calif....

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Public Safety Committee today approved SB 212 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a unanimous,...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 8-10, 2015 including to Advisory Council on...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 10, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: first, Barry Steinhart, 57, of Plumas...
Californians for Retirement Security

Californians for Retirement Security Protest Plans to Eliminate Retirement Security for Millions of Californians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, more than 100 firefighters, teachers, police officers, school employees and other public servants protested an expected November...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Bill to Protect Children in Day Camps Approved by Senate Health Committee –...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Health Committee this week approved SB 476 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a unanimous...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas Welcomes New Veterans to Advisory Committee

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) welcomed a new group of Valley Veterans who will...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Huge Win For Middle Class Californians As Probate Simplification Legislation Passes State Assembly –...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to create a “Revocable Transfer on Death (TOD) Deed” in California, allowing a...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Governor Brown Directs First Ever Statewide Mandatory Water Reductions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, Calif. Governor Edmund G....
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assemblyman Rendon Proposes Initiative Reform to Counter Anti-Gay Ballot Measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today instructed Legislative Counsel to draft a proposal to counter “The Sodomite Suppression Act,”...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Bill to Create Parks and Open Space, Address Climate Change, Introduced by Senator...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A groundbreaking bill to develop green space and recreational areas for underserved communities while helping the state achieve its...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 18, 2015 including State Council on Developmental...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, David Long, 49, of Tehachapi, has...
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown, Legislative Leaders Announce $1 Billion Emergency Drought Package

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mobilizing state resources to face another year of extreme dry conditions, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

Calif. Bill to Improve Probate Process, Cut Fees for Families, Passes Judiciary Committee –...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To pass the contents of just about any asset — a bank account, a multi-million-dollar stock account, a car...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 12, 2015 including Domestic Violence Advisory Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following two appointments: First, Mark Beckley, 44, of Gold River,...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 11, 2015 including Transportation Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday this week announced the following appointments: First, Alicia Fowler, 49, of...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 11, 2015 including California Water Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Yesterday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Paula Daniels, 59, of Los Angeles, has...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 11, 2015 to State Board of Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments: First, Aida Molina, 61, of Bakersfield, has...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

New Bill by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Protects Seniors by Requiring Increased Licensing, Inspections...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) announced on Wednesday that he has introduced a bill to protect seniors and their...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for March 4-9, 2015 including California Physician Assistant Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Scott Kernan, 54, of West...
Anthony Rendon

Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Statement on Prime Healthcare Opting Out of Daughters of Charity...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in response to Prime Healthcare opting out of its purchase of the Daughters of Charity Health System, Calif....
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Inspired by Kerri Kasem, Mike Gatto Continues Quest to Give Rights to Calif. Children...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced new legislation that would provide reasonable accommodations for adult children who want...

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform Sponsors Calif. Excluded Persons Administrative Action List Legislation

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) today announced that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D - San Bernardino) introduced the 'Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,' or 'EPAAL' legislation on Feb. 27, 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.
Congressman Tony Mendoza

Vaccinations Required for Calif. Day Care Center Workers Under Bill Introduced by Senator Mendoza...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to protect California children in day care from contracting serious diseases, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia)...
Assemblywoman Young Kim

Calif. Assemblywoman Young Kim Announces Legislation to Require Voter Support for New Toll Facilities...

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. State Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton) today announced that she has formally introduced state legislation to require a...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Assemblyman Gatto Proposes 'Public Caltech,' New UC Campus to Increase Capacity, Specialize in STEAM...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The University of California (UC) system is overcrowded, with slots increasingly scarce for California’s growing population. California industries,...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Bill Helps Prevent Child Hunger – SB 708

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To address childhood hunger and improve access to the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas: Protect America and 26,000 Californian Jobs

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) called on House Republican leadership to...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 25, 2015 including to Commission on Judicial...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Nanci Nishimura, 61, of San Mateo,...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 24, 2015 including to District Agricultural Associations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Leta Ciavaglia, 61, of Sanger, has...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 23, 2015 including to Board of Food...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Ashley Boren, 53, of San Francisco,...
Assemblyman Tony Thurmond

Landmark Measure to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free proposed by Calif. Assemblyman Tony Thurmond

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Assemblyman Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) introduced legislation to eliminate the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall to Hold Informational Hearing on Earthquake Early Warning System

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), Chair of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee, announced he...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

California Conflict of Interest Laws Target of Bill by Senator Tony Mendoza – SB...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) introduced SB 330 to restore public trust and accountability in government by strengthening...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall and Assemblymember Adam Gray Introduce Legislation Authorizing iPoker in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), Chairman of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee and Assemblymember Adam...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

First Hearing of Mike Gatto Committee on Calif. Privacy, Consumer Protection to be as...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to a press release today from Assemblyman Mike Gatto: The first hearing for the newly created Assembly Privacy...
Isadore Hall 2.13.15

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Statement on Pacific Maritime Association shutting down West Coast ports...

SAN PEDRO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) today released the following statement regarding the Pacific Maritime Association’s...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 12, 2015 including Board for Professional Engineers,...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments. First: Lynne Freeman, 54, of Sacramento, has...
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Bill Protects Children from Drug Trafficking, Manufacturing Near Schools –...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to crack down on the manufacturing and sale of illicit drugs near schools, Senator Tony Mendoza...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 9, 2015 to California Apprenticeship Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Barbara Blake, 63, of Los Angeles,...
California vs. Big Plastic

California vs. Big Plastic says Plastic Bag Companies are Spending Millions to Repeal Ban

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to a news release this week from the grassroots California vs. Big Plastic organization, plastic bag companies have...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 26, 2015 including to California Department of...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jennifer Kent, 41, of Sacramento, has...
SF Mayor Edwin Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces $25.6 Million in U.S. HUD Grants for Homeless Programs in...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Tuesday announced that the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces DNA Privacy Bill – AB 170

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A government repository of the DNA of all children born? It sounds like something out of 20th Century...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments Jan. 16, 2015 including to Domestic Violence Advisory Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, John Boyd, 45, of Folsom, has...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments Jan. 15, 2015 including to Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Donald Cavier, 44, of Rocklin,...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 14, 2015 including to California Commission on...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, James Greene, 63, of Sacramento,...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments Jan. 12 and 13, 2015 including to California Commission...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Linda Broyles, 59, of Coronado, has...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Jan...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring January 15, 2015, as Dr. Martin Luther King...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Legislation to Dramatically Improve Probate Process, Cut Fees for...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced legislation to improve probate process and cut Fees for families (AB 139)....
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Senator Mendoza Responds to Governor Brown's Proposed 2015-16 State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, today issued the following statement...
Gov Brown

California Governor Brown Proposes 2015-16 State Balanced Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proposed a carefully balanced budget that injects billions of dollars more into...

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