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SB 738 seeks to protect California students

Legislation authored by Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) passed the Assembly Business and Professions Committee today and will now move to the Assembly Judiciary Committee. SB 738 is follow-up legislation from SB 1...
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Guest Editorial: RSCCD administration lacks vision and leadership

Having served as the student trustee for the Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) during the 2012-13 school year, I witnessed first-hand how a disengaged, self-serving elected school board can tarnish what was onc...
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Statement by Assemblywoman Kim on proposed legislation to weaken Prop. 13

Assemblywoman Young Kim, R-Fullerton, today issued the following statement in response to Wednesday’s announcement by two Senators that they will introduce legislation to weaken Prop. 13. “I am disappointed, but not surpris...
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Travis Allen’s ACR 79 would make June California Innovation Month

Assemblyman Travis Allen introduced Assembly Concurrent Resolution 79 to declare the month of June as California Innovation Month in order to celebrate how innovation moves industries forward and how it improves all of our dail...
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OCCOG to host Complete Streets Initiative public workshops

The Orange County Council of Governments (OCCOG) will host a series of public workshops to discuss the Orange County Complete Streets Initiative on June 16th and 17th, The Complete Streets Initiative document will provide polic...
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New Film and TV Tax Credit brings jobs back to California

Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) is very pleased with the most recent results from the updated Film and TV Tax Credit that the State Legislature revamped and adopted last year. The California Film Commission, which...
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Young Kim’s AB 419 to help small businesses passes Assembly

AB 419, authored by Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton), passed the State Assembly today with a vote of 72-0. This legislation requires the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) to post the state r...
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Bipartisan bill H.R. 2501 would protect independent redistricting

Congressman Alan Lowenthal and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher on May 21 introduced bipartisan legislation to preemptively protect the will of voters across the country from a possible decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that could...
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Travis Allen condemns Democrats holding back AB 89

This week, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) announced that Assembly Bill 89, which would have exempted public schools from the state sales and use tax, was held by the Democrats in the Assembly Committee on Revenue...
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Field Poll shows voters not yet paying attention to next year’s California Senate race

A new Field Poll (pdf) shows voters not yet paying attention to next year’s California Senate race — but those that are paying attention are split strongly along ideological or party lines. California voters appear ...
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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez speaks after the promotion of Major General Keith D. Jones. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Democrat identity politics on collision course in race to replace Barbara Boxer

The only way a Republican could get elected to replace Barbara Boxer as the junior United States Senator from California is if a multi-candidate collision occurs in the 2016 jungle primary that leaves Republicans as the top-two...
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California HR 22 to honor founding of Israel on May 14

Assemblyman Travis Allen introduced House Resolution 22 to honor May 14, 2015 as the 67th anniversary of the independent Jewish state of Israel. “I introduced House Resolution 22 to honor and recognize the creation of the ind...
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Assemblywoman Young Kim issues statement opposing AB 277

Today I voted against AB 277 in the State Assembly. The legislation seeks to increase the number of cities that can be sued over their city council elections; lawsuits like Paik v. City of Fullerton. I support the transition to...
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2010 California Senate nominee Carly Fiorina declares 2016 presidential election run

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina has announced her intent to run for the Office of the President of the United States of America during the upcoming 2016 presidential election. A Republican, Fiorina had previously run ...
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