Tag Archive for Jerry Brown

Brown terminates budget discussions with GOP

Jerry Brown 3-29-11

Governor Jerry Brown announced on Tuesday that he has terminated his negotiations with Republicans in the state legislature over a budget plan. Brown pointed out that while he had proposed drastic cuts to address half of the budget deficit, the Republicans refused to budge on tax cuts for corporations that ship jobs out of California and a special election in June where voters would be asked to extend existing tax increases.

Fleischman on KCET: “I Know People (from OCSD) with $100K $150K, $200K Pensions”; Does the name Carona Ring a Bell?

I had the misfortune of watching KCET’s post State of the State analysis last night. David Lazarus, a brilliant business columnist for the LA Times, and Judy Muller, a professor of journalism at USC and former CBS News correspondent, had the misfortune of being paired with Flash Report’s Jon Fleischman. I’ll boil down Fleischman’s argument…

CAIR-CA PAC lists 2010 Election Endorsements

The CAIR-California Political Action Committee has released its list of endorsements on political candidates and ballot questions for the 2010 election.  In addition, the CAIR-CA PAC has launched a new website to better inform American-Muslims of positions on political and government issues and candidates.  The CAIR-CA PAC has available at their website easily printable Muslim…

My 2010 Election Picks Part 1

As is often the tradition with political blogs, the time has come to make our choices for who should be elected throughout Orange County. This year we have some great Democrats running for school boards and city councils throughout Central Orange County.