CA Elections and Politics

CA Elections and Politics
California Elections and Political News

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

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

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.'

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Calderon's campaign for State Assembly announced the endorsements of the Los Angeles County Firefighters (IAFF Local 1014) and Montebello Firefighters Local 3821 today.
Senator Alex Padilla

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Select Committee on English Learners, Chaired by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) will hold a hearing on how the Governor's proposed weighted student formula will impact California’s English Learners. The hearing will take place Monday, March 26, 2012, at 3 p.m. in Room 112 in the State Capitol. The hearing will be webcast live at the California Channel.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, George Alexeeff, 57, of Walnut Creek, has been appointed director of the Office of Environmental Health and Hazard Assessment at the California Environmental Protection Agency.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Assemblyman Michael Allen (D-Sonoma County), Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), and Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) have introduced Assembly Joint Resolution (AJR) 32, 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.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Calderon's campaign for State Assembly announced the endorsement of the Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs today....

MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Calderon's campaign for California State Assembly announced the endorsement of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) today. The California School Employees Association represents around 210,000 dedicated school support staff throughout California.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee today swore in the following new appointments and reappointments to San Francisco’s Boards and Commissions at a ceremony in City Hall.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, James Barthman, 77, of Castro Valley, has been appointed to the California Building Standards Commission, where he has served since 2000.

MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Calderon's campaign for California State Assembly announced the endorsement of Teamsters Joint Council 42 today. Teamsters Joint Council 42 is the parent body to 22 Teamster Local Unions located and representing members in Southern California, Southern Nevada, Guam, Saipan, and Hawaii. Some 200,000 working Teamsters and retirees are affiliated with the Joint Council 42 family.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez received the endorsement of the Santa Ana Police Management Association (SAPMA) today. The endorsement was announced by Jim Schnabl (Police Commander and Secretary/Treasurer of the SAPMA), on behalf of the association that represents the Command Staff of the Santa Ana Police Department.

MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tom Calderon's campaign for California State Assembly announced the endorsement of the California Association of Highway Patrolmen (CAHP) today.

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Warren Furutani announced his endorsement of Assemblymember Isadore Hall today. Hall is running for reelection in California's newly...

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez raised more in campaign contributions than both of her competitors over the six month fundraising reporting period that ended on December 31st and leads the field in total cash on hand.
Senator Alex Padilla

VAN NUYS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Chair of the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee to be keynote speaker at the University of Southern California (USC) this Friday, January 27 at 12 noon in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Rosen Family Theatre, Room 227.

MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Assemblymembers Marty Block, Mike Gatto, Ricardo Lara, Henry Perea and Norma Torres announced their support of Tom Calderons campaign for Sate Assembly today. To date, Calderon has been endorsed by over 20 members of the California State Legislature.

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Congresswoman Janice Hahn announced her endorsement of Assemblymember Isadore Hall’s campaign today. Hall is running for reelection in California’s newly created 64th Assembly District. Hall is a former two-term President of the Compton Unified School District Board of Trustees. He was elected to the Compton City Council in 2003 where he served in various leadership positions including Mayor pro Tempore.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez announced today that she will host a grand opening event this Saturday, January 14 at her new campaign headquarters in Santa Ana. The office is located at 217 N. Main Street, #116, Santa Ana, CA.

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced today he would seek reelection to the State Assembly in the new 64th District. The 64th Assembly District includes the cities and communities of Compton, Carson, Watts, Wilmington, Willowbrook as well as portions of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. State Senator Kevin de Leon and State Senator Ted Lieu joined the growing list of elected leaders supporting Tom Calderon for Assembly today. To date, Calderon has been endorsed by over two dozen State Legislators and local elected leaders.

MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Senator and Former State Assemblymember Ed Hernandez endorsed Tom Calderon's campaign for State Assembly today. “I know Tom Calderon...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Speaking at the largest diplomatic gathering in California in more than 65 years, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday urged political and business leaders to wage a 'war on unemployment' by combating global warming and preparing for climate change.

Chino, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod announced her campaign for Congress today. Senator Negrete McLeod will run in the newly created 35th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Pomona, Montclair, Ontario, Chino, unincorporated Bloomington, and portions of Fontana and Rialto.

ROSEMEAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- El Monte Union High School Board Member and Former Rosemead Mayor John Tran announced his campaign for State Assembly today. Tran will run in the 49th State Assembly District, which includes the cities of Alhambra, Arcadia, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, Temple City, and portions of El Monte, Montebello, South El Monte and the unincorporated community of South San Gabriel.

MONTEBELLO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Former State Assemblymember and Montebello Unified School District Board Member Tom Calderon announced his campaign for State Assembly today. Calderon will run in California’s newly created 58th Assembly District, which includes the cities of Artesia, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Cerritos, Commerce, Downey, Montebello, Pico Rivera and portions of Norwalk.
Isadore Hall III

Sacramento, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) endorsed State Assemblymember Isadore Hall’s campaign for Congress today.

CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson announced his campaign for State Assembly today. Gipson will run in the new 64th State Assembly district, which includes the cities of Carson and Compton, and portions of Los Angeles, Long Beach and unincorporated Los Angeles County.

Montebello, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Senator Ron Calderon announced his campaign for Congress today. Calderon will run in California’s newly created 38th...

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced a wide range of endorsements today for his campaign for Congress. The endorsement list features over thirty elected officials from every corner of the newly proposed Congressional District, including two local mayors, ten city councilmembers, ten school board members and seven state legislators.
Isadore Hall III

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced his campaign for Congress today. Hall intends to run in a new...
Isadore Hall III

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles) has named LaFlorence Marie Hollis the 52nd Assembly District’s 2011 Woman...

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Neotrope® Entertainment, and its online magazine California Newswire® have endorsed Jerry Brown for the 2010 California Governor's race,...