Articles Tagged With ‘Abel Maldonado’

Maldonado kicks off gubernatorial race in debt

Former lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado finished the first half of the year in debt in his bid to become the next governor of California. [Tribune] The Santa Maria native spent $3,348 more than he raised in the first six months... (Continue reading)

Prison realignment gets state scrutiny

An obscure state panel, the California State Sex Offender Management Board, has convened in Sacramento to study the social implications of the so-called prison realignment policy now being introduced by corrections officials. (Sacramento Bee) The realignment has been initiated to... (Continue reading)

Republican gubernatorial candidate brings his roadshow to Atascadero

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Most observers of California politics expect Governor Jerry Brown to remain in office for yet another term. Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly does not. Though Donnelly is most known for bringing a loaded gun into an airport and... (Continue reading)

Maldonado takes aim at state prison changes

Telling reporters in Sacramento that his motivations are not political, Abel Maldonado announced Monday he will be leading the charge on a proposed ballot initiative to repeal Gov. Brown’s prison realignment. [Sacramento Bee] The former lieutenant governor and San Luis... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado vying for the governor’s seat

Former lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado filed papers Thursday to explore a run for governor. [LATimes] By filing papers, Maldonado, who hasn’t officially said he is joining the race, can begin to raise money for a challenge against Democratic Gov. Jerry... (Continue reading)

Maldonado considering run for governor

Former California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado said Sunday he is seriously considering a 2014 run for governor against Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown. [SanFranciscoChronicle] Maldonado told the Chronicle he could “bring a different face” and a new Republican message to California... (Continue reading)

More safety violations at Maldonado family farm

Since Abel Maldonado announced his plans to run for congress, his 6,000-acre farm in Santa Maria has had three Cal/OSHA citations for issues regarding employee safety. Since the 1990s, Agro-Jal has accumulated dozens of Cal/OSHA violations and hundreds of thousands... (Continue reading)

State Democrats file FPPC complaint on Maldonado

California Democrats requested Wednesday that the California Fair Political Practices Commission investigate whether Republican Congressional candidate Abel Maldonado violated state law by not disclosing two campaign fundraisers in 2007 [McClatchy]. The California Democratic Party complaint attempts to link Maldonado’s tax... (Continue reading)

Another option to Abel Maldonado and Lois Capps

OPINION BY MATT KOKKONEN Are there two tax cheats running for Congress now in California’s redesigned 24th District? Lois Capps failed to report rental income for 10 years, only to pay up after getting caught and failed to report $500,000... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado’s mounting tax troubles

Note: this story first appeared in Noozhawk, an online news source in Santa Barbara County. By Gina Potthoff, Noozhawk Staff Writer Congressional candidate Abel Maldonado raised thousands of dollars for a state re-election bid during a party that his family’s... (Continue reading)