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A few of the AG Candidate Videos from the CADem Convention

Below are some of the videos presented by the Attorney General candidates at the CADEM2010 Convention on Sunday. Pedro Nava’s is my personal favorite of the three that I could find. Alberto Torrico [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM_6cnqsAvs&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Pedro Nava [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klzliMyCPEQ&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Chris Kelly

Students Support Torrico’s Fair Share for Fair Tuition Bill

In this video two Orange County student activists Ethan Matsuda and Jackie Rodarte advocate for the passage of AB 656, Alberto Torrico’s Fair Share for Fair Tuition bill. AB 656 will help reverse the skyrocketing fees and tuition at our UC, CSU and community college campuses. While California is struggling with record deficits and education funding is being gutted, big oil is enjoying historic profits. But California is the only major oil producing state in the country that doesn’t charge big oil their fair share.

There is more to government than the budget

Usually I find the Orange County Register’s Brian Joseph to be an objective reporter. He covers the State Capitol beat and today he posted a report on Total Buzz With budget negotiations stalled, lawmakers debate … food? that seemed to me to be straight out of the Steven Greenhut school of reporting. Yes, I know that…