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The creation of a Committee for California’s Energy Independence was granted upon request of state Senator Ben Hueso, a press released announced. The California State Senate approved this request Thursday and appointed Hueso (D-San Diego) as the...
Tags: Bill Emmerson, Ben Hueso, Mark DeSaulnier
The Ledger, Lakeland, Fla.A bill that would limit rent increases in manufactured-home parks appears unlikely to pass in this year's session of the Florida Legislature. State Sen. Charles Dean, R-Inverness, sponsored the Mobile Home Park Lot Tenancies bill (SB 1168), which...
The California State Senate has appointed Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, to the Select Committee on California Mexico Cooperation, according to a press release from Hueso’s Office. This committee studies and makes legislative recommendations...
Tags: Ben Hueso, Economic Policy, Mexico
California State Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez announced that he has appointed Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez, D-Coachella, to the position of assistant majority floor leader, effective immediately. “The work of the people is our first priority,...
Tags: Toni Atkins
The state Senate is taking a rare field trip, heading to Long Beach on Tuesday to learn how career technical education programs are working in some model schools. Most of the 40 senators are expected at the bipartisan California State Senate Policy...
Tags: Politics, Darrell Steinberg
PolitiCalAs expected, state Sens. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego) and Gloria Negrete-McLeod (D-Chino) are stepping down from state office Wednesday so they can take seats in Congress, to which they were elected Nov. 6. Negrete-McLeod's resignation is effective at 11:...
Staff WriterRep. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, was sworn-in as the first Latino to represent California’s 51st Congressional District on the floor of the House of Representatives at 9 a.m. Thursday. “I am deeply honored to have been elected as the next...
The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom. Here’s a look at the five candidates...
Tags: Politics, PTA, Teachers, Teaching and Learning, Elections
L.A. NOWHours before his own scheduled address to the Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was offering behind-the-scenes explanations on the dust-up that broke out over his party's 2012 platform....
David Meyerhof of Burbank is a published poet, and now everyone in his hometown knows it. Meyerhof received recognition from the city of Burbank, the State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday at the Little White Chapel during the...
Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES -- Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86....
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