Archive for April 15th, 2013

The PE: 31st Congressional District: Gary Miller files for re-election

 Gary Miller

Congressman Gary Miller

Posted on | April 13, 2013

A recurring rumor in recent weeks has been that Rep. Gary Miller, R-Rancho Cucamonga, would call it quits at the end of his current term rather than risk defeat in a seat Democrats have made a top target in 2014.

To read post by Jim Miller on The Press Enterprise Political Empire Blog, click here.

The PE: DEMOCRATS: Leaders tout House gains in Inland area


April 13, 2013; 06:38 PM

SACRAMENTO – On the second day of their state convention, Democrats celebrated last fall’s House victories in Riverside County and other battleground areas, while promising strong efforts to make more Inland gains.

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

The Sun: San Bernardino City Council to study budget


Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/14/2013 05:23:00 PM PDT

SAN BERNARDINO — An 11-page framework for spending, which lawyers challenging the city’s bankruptcy eligibility have often said lacks critical details and explanations, has been replaced by a proposed 75-page line-item budget the City Council will study Monday.

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Photo: IRS Form 1040

Health contributions will be based on filings

By John M. Gonzales
CHCF Center for Health Reporting
Posted: 04/13/2013 03:33:16 PM PDT
Updated: 04/13/2013 04:13:57 PM PDT

Related story: Obamacare has Southern California health care officials scrambling

If you’re among millions of uninsured Californians eligible for government-subsidized insurance, the ripples of health reform start with Monday’s tax deadline.

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U.S. Representative Gloria Negrete-McLeod

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer`
Posted: 04/14/2013 05:21:39 PM PDT
Updated: 04/14/2013 05:21:43 PM PDT

Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod is one of the new members of the 113th Congress. She joined the House of Representatives this year after successfully challenging then-Rep. Joe Baca, D-San Bernardino, in the November election.

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Politics Blog
By Joe Garofoli
Monday, April 15, 2013

Sacramento – You can’t mention “Prop 13″ in a story about California politics without saying it’s the “third rail of…” OK, you can, but we didn’t. More important, the California Democratic Party just wrapped its labor-fed claw around PART OF the rail Sunday by endorsing a resolution that requires commercial property to be regularly reassessed.

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Calpensions: CalSTRS benefit hikes big part of pension debt


By Ed Mendel
Monday, April 15, 2013

If not for pension and benefit increases as the stock market boomed more than a decade ago, CalSTRS would be one of the nation’s best-funded large retirement systems with 88 percent of the assets needed to pay promised pensions.

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The Hill

By Mike Lillis – 04/14/13 06:00 AM ET

A growing number of House Democrats are concerned that President Obama’s proposal to cut Social Security benefits will haunt the party at the polls in 2014.

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