Archive for April 11th, 2013

InlandPolitics: LAWA basically tells Ontario “No”

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Thursday, April 11, 2013 – 04:30 p.m.

We told you so!

Just as expected, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has essentially told the city of Ontario, and the so-called Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA), “no” to selling or ‘giving’ LAX/Ontario International Airport to the entities to operate.

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An Alaska Airlines jet takes off from Ontario International Airport near the Ontario Convention Center. (File photo)

Liset Marquez, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/11/2013 10:22:54 AM PDT

View: Ontario letter to LAWA | Ontario’s administrative claim to LAWA and City of Los Angeles
Special Section: Ontario Airport

ONTARIO — After rejecting a $474 million offer for LA/Ontario International Airport from LA, the city of Ontario intends to file a suit seeking the court invalidate a joint powers authority agreement the two entities have.

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By Joe Nelson
joe.nelson@ inlandnewspapers.com @SBCountyNow on Twitter
Posted: 04/10/2013 06:29:11 PM PDT
Updated: 04/10/2013 09:01:26 PM PDT

ONTARIO — A rebounding economy. A more idealistic Board of Supervisors with a focus on ethics and good government. And most importantly, a Countywide Vision to ensure San Bernardino County residents, business owners and community leaders prosper for decades to come.

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The PE: GOP: Push for more transparency gets first test

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Assemblyman Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga

April 10, 2013; 05:55 PM

SACRAMENTO — A committee hearing Thursday, April 11, will offer an early indication of whether an Assembly Republican plan touted as a way to increase transparency inside the Capitol has any chance at success.

To read story by Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

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By Patrick McGreevy
April 10, 2013, 2:20 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — The state’s campaign watchdog agency is supporting sweeping changes to California’s political finance laws, including proposals to lift the veil of secrecy from nonprofit groups that are spending record amounts of money on political campaigns in the state.

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SacBee: FPPC solidifies stance on campaign finance bills

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 10, 2013

The California Fair Political Practices Commission on Wednesday morning formally backed several bills aimed at strengthening the state’s campaign finance rules.

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By George Skelton
Capitol Journal
April 10, 2013, 4:37 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — You know things are going splendidly for a governor when he can arrange a weeklong jaunt through China and not have to pay a cent himself — or even dip into the public till.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
April 10, 2013

Those worried that legislative Democrats will use their supermajority power to make changes to Proposition 13 can breathe a sigh of relief — for now, at least.

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