Tag Archive for John Burton

CA Dem Party To File Complaint Against Whitman Front Group “SBAC”

The California Democratic Party today announced it will file an official complaint with the Internal Revenue Service against a group supporting Republican Meg Whitman’s run for governor by waging dishonest attack ads against Jerry Brown. The complaint will allege that the “Small Business Action Committee” is spending hundreds of thousands more on political activities than is permitted under its 501(c)(4) status, and that as a possible consequence, SBAC may have to disclose the identity of its donors who are currently anonymous.

Fix California’s Budget Process

A small minority of Republicans has held the entire California budget process hostage year after year. Their ransom? They refuse to vote for the state budget until deals are made to eliminate environmental protections, decimate programs that help the poor and middle class, weaken worker safety, and rollback consumer protections.

CA Democratic Party Chair on Prop 8 Decision

This release just came in from California Democratic Party Chairman Senator John Burton (Ret.). Today’s decision, while heartbreaking, doesn’t end the historic struggle for marriage equality. It renews our dedication to making sure all California families can again enjoy the dignity, commitment and responsibility of marriage.  I commend the California Supreme Court for validating the…