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Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Huge Win For Middle Class Californians As Probate Simplification Legislation Passes State Assembly – AB139

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,”...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Inspired by Kerri Kasem, Mike Gatto Continues Quest to Give Rights to Calif. Children Denied Access to Ailing Parents

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

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Nanci Nishimura, 61, of San Mateo,...
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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 23, 2015 including to Board of Food and Agriculture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Ashley Boren, 53, of San Francisco,...
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 330

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

Calif. Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Statement on Attorney General's Decision on Daughters of Charity Sale

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to Calif. Attorney General Kamala Harris approving the sale of the Daughters of Charity Health System to...
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 Groundbreaking as its Creation

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

Calif. Senator Mendoza Bill Protects Children from Drug Trafficking, Manufacturing Near Schools – SB 212

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,...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

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

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 Outlines Shared Prosperity Agenda in 2015 State of the City Address

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee delivered his 2015 State of the City address at the recently...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces Legislation to Dramatically Improve Probate Process, Cut Fees for Families – AB 139

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...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 8, 2015 including to the California Physician Assistant Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Jed Grant, 43, of Tulare, has...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 7, 2015 including New Legislative Secretary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Camille Wagner as legislative affairs secretary in...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 6, 2015 including to Professional Fiduciaries Advisory Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Aileen Federizo, 46, of...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas to Represent Los Angeles on Critical House Subcommitees in 2015

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the prestigious House Committee on Energy and...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Continues Groundbreaking 'Wiki Bill' Project, Invites Public to Directly Draft Privacy Legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that he is continuing his groundbreaking opportunity to allow individual...
Calif. Senator Mendoza

Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Appointed to Key Senate Committees

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

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 2, 2015 including the California Energy Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Felicia Marcus, 58, of Emeryville, has...
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 at Community Event on Saturday

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

Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas will now be Los Angeles' voice on the most powerful committee in the U.S. House of...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas will now be Los Angeles’ voice on the most powerful committee in the...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

New California Proposal for Internet Poker Would Address Concerns of Law Enforcement, Protect Local Businesses – AB 9

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The odds of California realizing revenue by legalizing online poker are likely improving, after the introduction of legislation by...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Legislation to Create Statewide Hit-and-Run Alert System Re-introduced – AB 8

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) announced his continued his fight for hit-and-run victims in California, yesterday reintroducing legislation...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Gatto Calls for Greater Transparency and Disclosure for Government Officials – AB10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A key reform was introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) today – AB 10, which would increase financial-disclosure requirements...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Cardenas calls on UC Board of Regents: No Tuition Hikes at UC Universities!

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in response to a vote being taken Thursday by the University of California (UC) Board of...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Two to Orange County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier this week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Gassia Apkarian and Craig E. Arthur...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Governor Brown Appoints Two to Riverside County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week announced the appointment of Susanne S. Cho and James T. Latting...
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Six to Los Angeles County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, on Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Hector E. Gutierrez, Colin P....
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Two to Alameda County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Thomas E. Stevens and Noël Wise to...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints M. Bruce Smith to Fifth District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of M. Bruce Smith as associate justice of...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Justices to the First District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week announced the appointment of Marla J. Miller to Division Two and...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 10, 2014 including to Department of Health Care Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Thomas Gibson, 47, of Sacramento, has...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 22, 2014 including to California Film Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First, Thomas Davis, 56, of Sherman...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 21, 2014 including to California Travel and Tourism Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. Clark Ducart, 53, of Crescent City, has...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 20, 2014 including to California Department of Human Resources

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First, Richard Gillihan, 46, of Folsom, has...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Bill to Protect Campus Crime Victims signed into Law – AB 1433

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, a closely watched and highly anticipated bill by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) to "ensure...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

California Student Social-Media Privacy Bill Signed Into Law – AB 1442

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Social-media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have stoked concerns from parents about how to protect the privacy of...
Senator Alex Padilla

Landmark California Plastic Bag Ban Signed into Law – SB 270

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/-- This week, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 270 which will phase out single-use plastic bags in...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Legislation to Create New Funding Stream for Water Efficiency Signed by Gov. Brown – AB 2636

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Another key water-conservation bill introduced by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), and co-authored by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley),...
Senator Alex Padilla

California Legislation to Protect Healthcare Workers Signed into Law by Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 1299 authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Padilla) was signed by Governor Brown this week. The bill...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Landmark California Recycled-Water Bill Signed by Gov. Brown as 2014 Drought Persists

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Most homeowners want cheaper water bills. If provided the infrastructure, they'd gladly use recycled water to wash cars...
Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski

California Bill of Rights for senior RCFE residents, to reform oversight of assisted living centers, singed into law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ Calif. Governor Jerry Brown’s signing this week of several bills to aid California seniors by improving oversight of assisted living...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California legislation to protect and preserve sacred Native American landmarks signed into law by Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After nearly two years of negotiation, legislation to protect and preserve sacred Native American landmarks was signed by Governor...
Smart Cities Prevail

Newport Beach Moves to Pay Prevailing Wage

Unanimous Council Decision Paves Way for SB 7 Compliance NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last night, the Newport Beach City Council voted unanimously to...

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