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Governor Schwarzenegger Mobilizes Calif. State Resources in Response to Storm

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger today directed his departments and agencies to take actions to prepare and respond to the needs of Californians...

Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Mortgage Protection Legislation

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- To help prevent California homeowners and homebuyers from being negatively impacted by the fraudulent mortgage practices that have arisen in...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation to Provide Services and Resources to California’s Foster Children

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a package of legislation focused on expanding and promoting adoption opportunities and increasing services for...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation Supporting Crime Victims

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he has signed SB 314 by Senator Ron Calderon (D-Montebello) to enhance the state’s efforts to...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Public Safety Legislation Protecting Kids from Sexual Offenders

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a package of legislation that will help better protect California’s children and families from sexual offenders....

Governor Schwarzenegger Submits California’s Application for $4.7 Billion in High-Speed Rail Recovery Act Funding

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Joined by federal, state and local officials in united support, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced his submission of the state’s...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces $26.5 Million in Clean-Air Grants for Southern California

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- At the Port of Long Beach, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson to...

Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Federal Action on California’s Water Crisis

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Obama administration officials...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Expedited Recovery Act Funding for Schools

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that $1.3 billion in expedited State Fiscal Stabilization Funds (SFSF) will be available for California’s...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the following appointments: First, Floyd Hayhurst, 51, of Ontario, has been reappointed to the Commission...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights California’s Push for Education Reform at School Rally

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined the Reverend Jesse Jackson at an assembly at Dorsey High School in Los Angeles...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on California’s Nation-Leading Environmental Standards

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger issued the following statement today after the President announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) will adopt...

$49.6 Million in Recovery Funding Awarded to Advance Local State Energy Efficiency Programs

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- California today received $49.6 million to advance local energy efficiency programs under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Energy...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Low Interest Federal Loans Available for Residents, Business Owners Affected by Station Fire

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared Los Angeles County a disaster area...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Executive Order to Advance State’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard to 33 Percent by 2020

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Advancing California’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the state’s renewable energy, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed an...

Californians Urged to Prepare for Upcoming Flu Season

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today urged Californians to prepare for the upcoming flu season during a visit to California’s state-of-the-art Richmond...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Nation’s Largest State-Sponsored Green Jobs Training Program

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today toured the Los Angeles Trade Technical College where he announced the creation of the Clean Energy...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces California Garage Sale Items Posted on eBay

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following through on his promise to eliminate waste in state government, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that the Department...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Applies for $1.1 Billion in Recovery Funds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today submitted 42 applications for $1.1 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funding...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights Need to Ensure California is Eligible to Compete for Billions in Recovery Funding for Education

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today at Fresno’s Jefferson Elementary School, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger highlighted the need for legislative action to ensure California is...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Education Trust–West Report

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Annual Student Achievement Report Confirms Need For Education Reforms Outlined By Pres. Obama And Proposed By Gov. Schwarzenegger In...

Governor Schwarzenegger Launches MyIdea4CA Web Site

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today launched www.MyIdea4CA.com, a Web site for Twitter users to share their ideas for moving California...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Breaks Ground on Critical Flood Safety Project in Sutter County

Sutter County, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today participated in a groundbreaking for the Star Bend Setback Levee in Sutter County, an...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation Giving Law Enforcement Additional Resources to Monitor and Prosecute Sex Offenders

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past Thursday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the signing of two bills that will give law enforcement officials additional...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Fish and Game Commission Appointment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the following appointment: Donald Benninghoven, 76, of Santa Barbara, has been appointed to the...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation to Aid Small Gas Stations Making the Transition to Cleaner Technologies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the statement below following his signing of AB 96 by Assemblymember Ira Ruskin (D-Redwood City)...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Education Assistance for California National Guard Members

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the California National Guard Education Assistance Program (CNGEAP), a new program he made sure...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Budget to Solve $24 Billion Deficit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a $24 billion budget solution that includes $16.1 billion in spending reductions. Over the past...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Executive Order to Eliminate Government Waste, Reduce State Operating Costs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today ordered the state’s motor vehicle fleet to be reduced by 15 percent following reports of...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces First 25 Productions to Qualify for Film & Television Production Incentive

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the first 25 film and television productions to qualify for the film and television...

Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Following State Bar’s Refusal to Seat Sara Granda

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following statement on the State Bar’s refusal to seat Sara Granda, a 29-year-old law...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Passage of No Tax Increase Budget Revision

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the Assembly and Senate passed a revision to California’s 2009-10...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to State Departments and Agencies Stressing the Importance of Reporting Recovery Act Information

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to the attached letter from Recovery Act Inspector General Laura Chick, today Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sent the...

Governor Schwarzenegger Announces $27 Million in Savings from DGS Renegotiated Contracts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the Department of General Services (DGS) has saved the state $27 million on commercial...

Governor Schwarzenegger Offers Rewards for Information in Two Unsolved Murder Cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today offered rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a California court of...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Jerome Horton to California Board of Equalization

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Jerome Horton to represent the 4th District for the California Board...

Governor Schwarzenegger Appoints Eight to Los Angeles County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointments of Stephanie M. Bowick, Henry J. Hall, Ralph C. Hofer, Renee F....

Governor Schwarzenegger Appoints Debra Harris to San Bernardino County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Debra Harris to a judgeship in the San Bernardino County Superior...

Governor Schwarzenegger Appoints Two to Orange County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointments of Deborah J. Chuang and Walter P. Schwarm to judgeships in the...

Governor Schwarzenegger Applauds Decision to Reject Workers’ Compensation Rate Increase

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday applauded Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner’s decision to reject the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s request...

California Recovery Task Force Announces Regional Road to Recovery Conferences

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Recovery Task Force announced July 6 upcoming regional Road to Recovery Conferences being held in Southern, Central...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds EPA Decision Granting California Authority to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted California a waiver to...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces California Green Jobs Corp Funding Recipients

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday announced the recipients of nearly $10 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act)...

Governor Schwarzenegger Creates the California Complete Count Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on June 12 announced the creation of the California Complete Count Committee (Committee) to ensure a...

Department of Finance Chief Deputy Director Ana Matosantos Issues Statement Regarding Efficiency and Consolidation Proposals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following her testimony in Budget Conference Committee today, Department of Finance Chief Deputy Director Ana Matosantos issued the following...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on $883 Million Recovery Act Funding Allocated for Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released the statement below following the California Department of Education’s announcement of the allocation of $883...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Prepares State to Fight Wildfires, Directs Administration to Suspend Furloughs for Fire Personnel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ensuring all state resources are available to prepare for and fight wildfires, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today directed his Department...

Senior Advisor David Crane Issues Statement After High-Speed Rail Roundtable with Vice President Joe Biden

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After attending a White House state roundtable hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood...

Prepared Text of Governor Schwarzenegger’s Joint Legislative Session Budget Address

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Prepared Text of Governor Schwarzenegger’s Joint Legislative Session Budget Address: Speaker Bass, Senate Leader Steinberg, Assemblyman Blakeslee, Senator Hollingsworth,...

Governor Schwarzenegger Offers Rewards for Information in Three Unsolved Murder Cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday offered rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a California court...

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