Tag Archive for Arnold Schwarzenegger

Race to the Top-Buyers Beware

While our local districts are comprised of well intentioned, highly educated and reflective leaders who are doing their best to find resources to fill the budget shortfall, we are perplexed that some districts (60% state-wide) agreed to submit a “Memorandum Of Understanding” with the Governor’s Office to participate in California’s application for the federal Race to the Top (RTTT) competitive grant program.

Newsom Campaign Slams Brown Over His Fundraising For Republicans

Yesterday, Newsom For California Campaign Manager Nick Clemons slammed Attorney General Jerry Brown for his appearance last Thursday as a guest of honor at a fundraising event for the right-wing Republican San Bernardino District Attorney Mike Ramos. The event raised nearly $100,000 for this former appointee of George W. Bush and former Campaign Chairman for Arnold Schwarzenegger. The…

Democratic Weekly Address: Focus on the Budget

SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic weekly address, Assembly Budget Chair Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) calls on the governor to sign off on responsible budget measures that solve the budget deficit and put an end to California’s issuance of expensive IOU’s. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lF8o8IgVbCw[/youtube]

Orange County Republicans Shed Crocodile Tears Over the Effects of Prop 13 on Local Cities

Republican crocodile tears flowed this weekend in Orange County as a group of city officials called F.I.S.T. – “Fight Insane State Theft” – comprised of 14 Orange County mayors and 42 city council members, nearly all of them Republicans – protested Republican Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan to take away billions in state property tax revenue from…