Articles Tagged With ‘State Assembly’

Ortiz-Legg leads Cunningham in fundraising battle

Boosted by heavy backing from the California Democratic Party seeking a super majority, 35th District Assembly candidate Dawn Ortiz-Legg has raised in excess of $150,000 more than Republican challenger Jordan Cunningham this year. As of Sept. 24, Ortiz-Legg has raised... (Continue reading)

California homeless bill of rights proposed

A California lawmaker is pushing to add another category to the list of those protected from discrimination: homelessness. [SacramentoBee] The legislation titled the “Homeless Bill of Rights” by Democratic Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco is meant to keep communities... (Continue reading)

Assembly to consider $2 billion computer system for state courts

A state Assembly budget committee is scheduled to begin hearings this week on a proposed new statewide computer system for the courts whose price tag has already mushroomed up to $2 billion. [Sacramento Bee] The so-called Court Case Management System... (Continue reading)

New Assembly leader doles out staff raises

New state Assembly Speaker John Perez has been very generous with staff raises since assuming office March 1. [San Francisco Chronicle] The Los Angeles Democrat boosted pay for eight of his staff members the day he was sworn in. Most... (Continue reading)