Articles Tagged With ‘Sam Blakeslee’




The truth about COLAB

OPINION BY ANDY CALDWELL COLAB has recently been attacked in the media by County Supervisor Adam Hill, because in our opinion, we threaten to expose and oppose policies that are not beneficial to county residents. We firmly and categorically deny... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee resurrects bill limiting gifts from lobbyists

State Sen. Sam Blakeslee, R-San Luis Obispo, is resurrecting a version of a bill that was killed earlier this year limiting gifts legislators can receive from lobbyists. [TheCalifornian.com] He is co-authoring the bipartisan SB 50 with Sen. Lou Correa, a... (Continue reading)

Emails reveal Hill’s battle with COLAB and Blakeslee

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill’s continuing battle with state Senator Sam Blakeslee and the Coalition for Labor, Agriculture and Business (COLAB) came to light Tuesday following the release of emails under a California Public Records Act request by... (Continue reading)

Hill to Blakeslee: “This is a new low”

State Senator Sam Blakeslee (R-San Luis Obispo) is postponing a Paso Robles fundraiser scheduled for next week after San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill criticized the event. [Tribune] Hill sent Blakeslee an email on Wednesday, attacking the fundraiser because... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee bill provides alternatives if State parks are closed

With budget cuts threatening California’s state parks, State Sen. Sam Blakeslee is supporting a bill to give local governments or private contractors a chance to take over operations of a closed state park for one to five years. [MercuryNews] A... (Continue reading)

Sam Blakeslee’s legislative lunch, event photos

At a Legislative lunch sponsored by the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce, state Sen. Sam Blakeslee, R-San Luis Obispo discussed the budget in a library conference room, while outside protesters spoke out against the harm budgets cuts could inflict... (Continue reading)

Alarming increase in attacks on ASH workers

Violent attacks against employees and patients at Atascadero State Hospital (ASH) has risen 36 percent since 2006 despite a new federal treatment plan that was intended to curb the assaults, according to state and federal documents. NPR Records show violence... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee and Rachel Maddow discuss Diablo

State Sen. Sam Blakeslee spoke out about his safety concerns at the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on Thursday. In response to inquiries about the safety of the Diablo Canyon power plant, Blakeslee, a geophysicist with a... (Continue reading)

An open letter to Sam Blakeslee

Dear Senator Blakeslee: I have some thoughts for you, as you go after Diablo’s recertification. Let me tell you what it is like to fly from Singapore to Hong Kong to SF and back to SB in one day. Because of... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee blasts PG&E for disregarding risk at Diablo

Sen. Sam Blakeslee (R-San Luis Obispo), a geophysicist with a doctorate in earthquake studies, asked PG&E on Monday to suspend its efforts to renew licenses until it has completed earthquake studies suggested by the California Energy Commission. [BayCitizen] PG&E is... (Continue reading)