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    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas endorses former Secy. of State Hillary Clinton for President of...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.), a member of the prestigious House Committee on Energy and...

    Economist Larry Kudlow endorses U.S. Senate Candidate Tom Del Beccaro

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Del Beccaro, former Chairman of the California Republican Party and U.S. Senate candidate, today announced Economist Larry Kudlow's endorsement of him for U.S. Senate.
    Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

    DUMP TRUMP: Calif. State Senate Calls on California to Divest from Donald Trump

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Senate has approved a measure by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) that publicly...
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Gatto Legislation to Create Greater Transparency and Disclosure for Calif. Government Officials Receives Approval,...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A key reform by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to increase financial-disclosure requirements and modernize the forms used by...
    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

    Mendoza Bill to Improve Calif. Voting Materials, Written in Plain Language, Signed by Governor

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 505, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The bill will ensure that...
    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Appointed to California Commission on Economic Development

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee announced today his appointment by...
    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

    Calif. State Assembly Approves SB 505 Requiring Voter Bill of Rights to be Written...

    SACRMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the Calif. State Assembly approved SB 505 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The bill will ensure that...
    Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

    Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Introduces Measure Calling on California to Divest from Donald Trump

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) introduced Senate Resolution 39 (Hall) that publicly condemns Republican...
    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

    Senate Constitutional Amendment 8 to Increase Representation in California's Largest Counties Introduced

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A bipartisan measure to increase the number of elected supervisors from 5 to 7 members in California counties that...
    Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

    Calif. Bill to Make Voting Materials More Comprehensible Approved by Senate Elections Committee –...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee today approved SB 505 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia). The...

    Hollywood's The Harman Press will be the Official Printer for the 2015 Pollie Awards...

    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Marking its active role in the political printing arena, The Harman Press will be the Official Printer for the 2015 Pollie Awards and Conference in New Orleans, March 17-19, 2015, organized by the American Association of Political Consultants. This will be the second year that The Harman Press has provided the AAPC with printing for its programming material and signage for its annual conference and awards events.
    Governor Brown Sworn In

    California Governor Brown Sworn In, Delivers Inaugural Address Jan. 5, 2015

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. took the oath of office as Governor of California and delivered his...
    Congressman Tony Mendoza

    California Senator Tony Mendoza Takes Community Oath of Office

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti administered the community oath of office to Senator Tony Mendoza on Saturday at...
    L.A. Mayor Garcetti

    L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to Administer Oath of Office to Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza...

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to administer community oath of office to Senator Tony Mendoza at the Norwalk...

    Tuberculosis Risk Assessment Questionnaire replaces universal TB testing requirement for Calif. school employees

    OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) announces, effective Jan. 1, 2015, Pre-K and K-12 public, private and parochial school employees, volunteers (with frequent and prolonged student contact) and contractors are required to get a tuberculosis (TB) test only when TB risk factors are identified.
    Senator Alex Padilla

    Alex Padilla Statement On His Election as California Secretary of State

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Senator Alex Padilla released the following statement after being declared the winner in California's 2014 mid-term election...
    Senator Alex Padilla

    California Bill to Facilitate Texting to 911, Modernize Emergency Communications signed into Law –...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Gov. Brown this past week signed Senate Bill 1211, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The bill moves...
    Assemblyman Ken Cooley

    Calif. Assemblyman Cooley Awarded Legislator of the Year 2014 by Crime Victims United

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 8, Crime Victims United of California presented Calif. Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) with its 2014...
    Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

    AMVETS Recognizes Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi as a 2013 California Legislator of the Year

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 2, 2014, during their Annual Capitol Legislative Day, AMVETS recognized Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) as a...
    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

    Calif. Congressman Cárdenas Joins New Democrat Coalition – New Dems

    WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D- San Fernando Valley) was inducted unanimously into the New Democrat Coalition, also known...
    Senator Alex Padilla

    Calif. Senator Padilla Seeks to Strengthen Political Reform Act including prohibition on running for...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), member of the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee, announced the introduction...

    39 Members of Congress Join UAW to Stop Devastating Cuts to Science Programs

    BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Two United Auto Worker locals announced today that 39 members of the House of Representatives have joined their effort to stop the Sequester, the disastrous budgeting policy that indiscriminately cuts billions from federal research budgets, slowing the pace of innovation and forcing scientists around the country to walk away from promising projects. A letter signed by the 39 members was delivered today to Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

    Commendations and Censures to Calif. Valley Congressmen issued by Central Valley Tea Party

    FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Central Valley Tea Party, in conjunction with Merced Tea Party, North Valley Patriots, Mariposa Tea Party, Bakersfield Tea Party, Tehachapi Tea Party and Central Coast Freedom Rallies, has issued commendations to Calif. Congressmen Tom McClintock and Jeff Denham and censures to Congressmen Jim Costa, Kevin McCarthy, Devin Nunes and David Valadao based on their votes on H.R. 2775, the 2014 Continuing Appropriations Act.
    Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

    Assemblymember Muratsuchi Appointed to Calif. Assembly Select Committee on Justice Reinvestment

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) was appointed to the newly-established Assembly Select Committee on Justice Reinvestment. This committee will be...
    Senator Alex Padilla

    Calif. Governor Brown Signs Bill to Facilitate Modern, Public Voting Systems

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 360 authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) was signed by Governor Brown over the weekend. The...
    Senator Alex Padilla

    Bill to Modernize California's Election System Approved by State Senate

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Senate today approved SB 361 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) on a bipartisan vote of 29...
    Senator Alex Padilla

    California slated to be first state in the nation to provide voter registration through...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Health Benefit exchange is one of hundreds of state offices required to offer voter registration services under Senate...
    Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Measure to Save the California Constitution Passes First Major Legislative Hurdle

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that his initiative reform measure to protect the "fundamental rights of...
    Senator Alex Padilla

    State Senator Alex Padilla announces Candidacy for California Secretary of State

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) today announced his candidacy for the office of California Secretary of State with a...
    Climate Resolve

    Environmental Community Hosts Forum to Discuss L.A.'s Future with 2013 Run-off Election Candidates

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Climate Resolve, the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club, and Green LA Coalition, in collaboration with...
    Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Calif. Assemblyman Gatto's Resolution to Overturn Citizens United Decision Passes First Major Legislative Hurdle

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to limit corporate “personhood” for federal corporate campaign contributions overcame its first...

    GROW Elect welcomes Josh Valdez, DBA to Board, will help to Ensure California Latino...

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has accepted an appointment to the Board of GROW Elect, Latino Consultants announced today. GROW Elect is a political organization founded in 2011 for the purpose of electing Latino Republicans to local office in California.
    Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

    Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Special Election for 80th Assembly District

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday issued a proclamation declaring a special election for the 80th Assembly...
    Governor Edmund G. Brown

    Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Special Election for California 16th Senate District

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring a special election for the 16th Senate District...
    Senator Alex Padilla

    TechAmerica Recognizes Calif. Senator Alex Padilla as California 'Legislator of the Year' for 2012

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) was recognized this week by TechAmerica, as the "California Legislator of the Year" for...

    LegalizeFerrets.org announces new White House petition to help legalize ferrets in California

    LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legalize Ferrets announces new White House petition to help legalize ferrets in California. Over the past 25 years California ferret lovers have worked diligently to catch up to the rest of the 48 continental states to have our right for legal ferret ownership.
    California Gov. Brown

    Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamations Declaring Special Elections for 32nd and 40th Senate Districts

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued proclamations declaring special elections for the 32nd and 40th Senate Districts of the State of California on May 14, 2013. The primary for these special elections will be held on March 12, 2013.
    Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Receives Legislator of the Year Award From the Coalition for...

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) will be presented with the Legislator of the Year Award tonight from the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (CRNG), a not-for-profit group that represents renewable natural-gas producers throughout the country. Renewable natural gas is an alternative, renewable energy, derived from the natural decomposition of waste from landfills and organic sources and is used to generate green electricity and clean transportation fuel.
    Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Initiates Federal Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United Decision

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) has introduced Assembly Joint Resolution (AJR) 1, a measure that begins the process to amend the United States Constitution to nullify the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. In Citizens United, a deeply divided Supreme Court held that corporations are due the same free-speech rights enjoyed by natural persons.

    The Central Valley Tea Party will host a massive phone banking event for their...

    FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Central Valley Tea Party will host a massive phone banking event for their monthly Action Night meeting on Nov. 1, 2012. Several candidates will be in attendance to rally participants.

    Michael Gallo and Joseph Williams appointed to California Workforce Investment Board by Gov. Brown

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed two of its members to the California Workforce Investment Board. They are Michael Gallo, 54 of San Bernardino and Joseph Williams, 36, of Redlands.

    Romney Campaign Expands Latino Focus: Names Josh Valdez, DBA, Chairman of Campaign's Health Care...

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Latino Consultants, LLC today announced that Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has been named the Chair of Health Care Insurance Industry Group by the Romney for President campaign.
    Senator Alex Padilla

    Calif. State Senator Alex Padilla Elected President, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed...

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) has been elected President of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed...

    Catholic Online announces their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Catholic Online is announcing their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone to share the social message of the Church. Mobile Politics is being touted as 'the most powerful tool in politics since the invention of the ballot.'

    Mark Takano Endorsed by Senator Dianne Feinstein for Senate in New California 41st District

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- United States Senator Dianne Feinstein today announced her support of Mark Takano, a public school teacher and candidate for the United States House from the new 41st District. 'Mark Takano will work in Congress to help bring jobs to Riverside County, improve public schools and expand job training programs to secure a prosperous future for local families,' said Feinstein.

    OC COPS endorse Michele Martinez for California Assembly

    SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Michele Martinez's Campaign for California State Assembly announced the endorsement of the Orange County Coalition of Police and Sheriffs (OC COPS) today.

    California Professional Firefighters Association Endorses Tom Calderon for Calif. State Assembly

    MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Calderon's campaign for Calif. State Assembly announced the endorsement of the California Professional Firefighters Association today. Calderon's public safety endorsements also include the Los Angeles County Firefighters (IAFF Local 1014), Montebello Firefighters Local 3821, the Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs.

    NWPC, PODER PAC, WIL, WPC Women's Organizations Unite Behind Michele Martinez for California State...

    SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Michele Martinez's Campaign for California State Assembly announced the endorsements of the California Branch of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), PODER PAC, Women in Leadership (WIL) and the Women's Political Committee.

    Santa Ana Firemen's Benevolent Association Endorses Michele Martinez for State Assembly

    SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Michele Martinez's Campaign for State Assembly announced the endorsement of the Santa Ana Firemen's Benevolent Association today.

    Los Angeles County Young Democrats Endorse Tom Calderon

    MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Calderon's campaign for State Assembly announced the endorsement of the Los Angeles County Young Democrats (LACYD) today. Their membership voted on the endorsement at their March 31 meeting in Long Beach.

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