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Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation to Protect Environment, Create Jobs

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Furthering his commitment to protecting the environment and the economy, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he has signed legislation that will...

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 Issues Statement Applauding California Attorney General for Opening Investigation of ACORN

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown, Jr. announced that his office...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Regarding Sumatra Earthquake

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after a major earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sumatra, killing hundreds...

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...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Regarding Draft Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Gov. Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after negotiators released a draft Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement agreement that, when finalized, would...

Governor Schwarzenegger Urges Swift Action on Federal Climate Change Legislation

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California) and Senator John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) introduced federal...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Congratulates Kohl’s on Opening 30 New Stores in California, Hiring an Estimated 4,200 Workers

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the statement below following Kohl’s Corp.’s announcement of the grand opening of 30 new stores...

Governor Schwarzenegger and United Nations Open Governors’ Global Climate Summit 2

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ -- In Los Angeles today, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and United Nations officials welcomed more than 1,200 attendees from more than...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Regarding U.S. Forest Service Conducting Internal Review

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued a statement following an announcement by the U.S. Forest Service that they will be reviewing...

Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Creation of Nation’s Largest Carbon Sequestration Project

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after Sierra Pacific Industries announced the creation of the nation’s largest carbon...

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 Calls Special Session of Legislature to Review Recommendations of Commission on the 21st Century Economy

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued a proclamation calling a special session of the legislature to review and act on the...

Governor Schwarzenegger Announces Bids Opened on Long-Awaited Caldecott Tunnel Extension

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that bids opened to build the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel, a long-awaited project...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces $34 Million in Recovery Act Rural Transit Grants for 141 Projects Statewide

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that the state has been federally awarded $34 million in transit grants from the American...

Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on California Unemployment Rate

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement after the California Employment Development Department distributed its most recent unemployment data: “The...

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...

Governor Schwarzenegger Offers Rewards for Information in Two Unsolved Cases

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

Gov. Schwarzenegger Sends Letter to California Attorney General Urging ACORN Investigation

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today sent a letter to California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown, Jr. urging an investigation into ACORN’s...

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...

California Leads Nation with Over $2 Billion in Federal Obligations for Highway Transportation Recovery Act Funding

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that over $2 billion in Recovery Act funding has now been federally obligated to 620...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Nancy Ayers to Ventura County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Nancy L. Ayers to a judgeship in the Ventura County Superior Court. Ayers,...

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 Congratulates Sara Granda on California Supreme Court Ruling Allowing Her to Take California Bar Exam

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement congratulating Sara Granda on the California Supreme Court ruling which will...

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...

Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Regarding the Death of U.S. Forest Service Firefighter

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Thomas Marovich of...

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 Issues Statement on Death of Camp Pendleton Marine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Lance Cpl. Brandon T. Lara: “Lance Corporal...

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 Issues Statement Regarding Death of Murrieta Soldier

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement regarding the death of Pfc. Nicolas H. J. Gideon of Murrieta:...

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...

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