Politics

featured graphic for campaign by Suzie Price for mayor of Long Beach CA

Former Long Beach City Vice Mayor Dee Andrews announced his endorsement of City Councilwoman Suzie Price for Long Beach City Mayor. “I am proud to endorse Councilwoman Suzie Price to be our next Long Beach Mayor,” says Andrews. “Working alongside Councilwoman Price for many years on the Long Beach City …continue reading

featured graphic for campaign by Suzie Price for mayor of Long Beach CA

Long Beach Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell announced his endorsement of City Councilwoman Suzie Price for Long Beach City Mayor. “I wholeheartedly endorse Councilwoman Suzie Price to be the next Mayor of Long Beach,” says O’Donnell. “Suzie is the best candidate to rapidly address homelessness and ensure our neighborhoods are safe for …continue reading

featured graphic for the campaign of Ted Bui for California Assembly District 70

Republican candidate for the 70th Assembly District, Ted Bui, announced receiving the endorsement of the Fountain Valley Police Officers’ Association (FVPOA). FVPOA President Isaac Marquez said, “Based on our comprehensive internal process, your distinguished career, qualifications, record of support for public safety and following the laws, our own inquiries and …continue reading

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New reports from the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) find a dramatic increase in the use of behested payments, especially through the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The FPPC, California’s governmental ethics and campaign disclosure agency, found State elected officials behested up to thirty times as much money in 2020 compared …continue reading

featured graphic for Michelle Steel's campaign for Congress

Four days and only silence from Jay Chen who owes California’s families and small businesses an explanation for why he supports a radical government takeover of health care that will double taxes. “Everything from gas to groceries are at all-time highs and Jay Chen wants to double taxes on working …continue reading

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House Republicans, including Mike Garcia, overwhelmingly voted to block expanding education benefits for National Guard and Reserve members. Despite performing equally demanding tasks and risks, National Guard and Reserve servicemembers are not paid at the same rate and don’t receive the same benefits as their active duty counterparts. The Guard …continue reading

featured graphic for Michelle Steel, Congresswoman for California’s 48th District, after COVID-19

Rep. Michelle Steel (CA-48) released the below statement today following news that the consumer price index rose 7% in December, marking the highest inflation rate since June 1982. “California families are tired of skyrocketing costs and of paying more for almost everything, every day under the Biden Administration. Inflation’s 40-year-high …continue reading

featured graphic for the campaign of Emily Hibard for California Assembly District 70

Today, with enthusiasm, Republican Emily Hibard, has announced her candidacy for California State Assembly District 70. Many Californians have a hard time trusting their political leaders. Emily Hibard is a community activist on a mission to mend the relationship between citizens and politicians, so trust is restored and power is …continue reading

featured graphic for campaign by Suzie Price for mayor of Long Beach CA

Long Beach City Councilwoman Suzie Aramesh Price launched her campaign to succeed outgoing Mayor Robert Garcia. Price, who has defined her tenure on the City Council by working across divisions to build a functioning and competent city government focused on quality of life issues for all Long Beach residents. “For …continue reading

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On Friday, January 7, Legislative Republicans in both the Senate and Assembly called on Governor Newsom to convene an Extraordinary Special Session of the Legislature to immediately address homelessness, rather than waiting for action through the traditional Legislative calendar for 2022. Led by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Assemblywoman …continue reading

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Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA47), who will retire at the end of this term, is asking his constituents to tell him what Congress should make a priority during 2022. (See list below.) Everyone in California Congressional District 47 should be encouraged to fill out and submit a survey. Yes, everyone. Registered …continue reading