Articles Tagged With ‘California State Assembly’

California Republicans battle one another over cap-and-trade

After months of quarreling between establishment and progressive Democrats, the California Republican Party now has an internal struggle over the recent extension of the state’s cap-and-trade program. [LA Times] On July 17, eight Republican legislators, including Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San... (Continue reading)

Dawn Ortiz-Legg announces run for Katcho’s seat

Dawn Ortiz-Legg, a contractor with First Solar, announced her candidacy for the California State Assembly on Thursday. Democrat Ortiz-Legg joins Republican Jordan Cunningham in a race for the 35th Assembly District seat currently held by Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian. Achadjian is... (Continue reading)

Water district plans colored by subterfuge

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Planning by advocates of a sprawling water district to manage the Paso Robles basin has been cloaked in secrecy and back-room deals to help insure its eventual formation. Legislation carried by Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo)... (Continue reading)

Quality of Life: The legislature may guarantee it of the poor too

OPINION By STEW JENKINS The inalienable right to life and liberty. So simply stated in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, would be guaranteed to desperately impoverished Californians by proposed amendments to multiple statutes if... (Continue reading)

Assembly budget records now open

Budget records of state Assembly members will be released for public scrutiny, a Sacramento judge decided Thursday. Shortly after the tentative decision was posted, Assembly officials said they will not immediately contest it. [Sacramento Bee] The Sacramento Bee and Los... (Continue reading)