Tag Archive for California State Assembly

Assembly Budget Proposal Released By Speaker John A. Pérez

California has to produce a budget that promotes job creation and makes economic sense,” Pérez said. “We shouldn’t make budget decisions that cut jobs and short change our overall recovery and long term growth. The California Jobs Budget will protect and create 465,000 jobs in the private sector and local communities while als protecting funding for schools, public safety, and a basic safety net.”

What Happens After Jose Solorio?

Last Thursday at Angel’s Stadium, I ran into our esteemed Assemblyman Jose Solorio. I noticed he was collecting signatures to run for his third and final term in the Assembly. Has it been that long already that he is at his final term? WOW, time does fly. So I thought to myself, what happens come 2012 when he is termed out of the Assembly.

Quirk Withdraws from A.D. #72 Race, Urges Supporters to MacMurray

  TheLiberalOC.com was disappointed late today to hear from Democrat Sharon Quirk that she is withdrawing from the special election to fill the state Assembly District #72 seat vacated when Republican Mike Duvall was forced to resign over a lurid sexual scandal. Quirk, former Mayor and now Fullerton Councilwoman, is an education powerhouse in Orange…

Why Fleischman Turned on Duvall

In a nutshell it looks like the California GOP Vice-Chair Jon Fleischman is up to his eyeballs in the “Open Mike” Duvall sex talk scandal.  Back in 2007 Fleischman’s wife Maureen worked for Mike Duvall on his Assembly staff.  Sources tell us she was let go for having an attitude problem. We are hearing it was something along…

California Budget Update

SACRAMENTO – In this week’s Democratic weekly radio address, Assemblymembers Bob Blumenfield (D-Woodland Hills) and Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) say swift action to close California’s budget deficit also needs to include appropriate action to ensure that California doesn’t throw away eligibility for billions of dollars in federal funding or turn itself into the only…