Archive for April 22nd, 2013

InlandPolitics: Harris Poll Looking for Males 18-39


By William Cutting
Monday, April 22, 10:30 p.m.

You all are undoubtedly familiar with the Harris Poll/Harris Interactive polling company.  They have been around for over 50 years I believe and conduct numerous well known polls.  From presidential elections and other assorted public policy issues to the weekly college football poll every fall, they do it all.

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UCR’s med school funding, others, must compete with plans to expand treatment duties for non-physicians

April 19, 2013; 05:51Com PM

SACRAMENTO — Supporters of spending $15 million in state money on a medical school at UC Riverside point to a critical need for primary-care doctors as the federal Affordable Care Act kicks in next year.

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


By JUDY LIN, Associated Press
Updated 10:12 am, Saturday, April 20, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A second round of bureaucratic bickering has begun over the dismantling of California’s community redevelopment agencies.

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Calpensions: How much can pensions squeeze other programs?


By Ed Mendel
Monday, April 22, 2013

The question of whether pensions are “sustainable” may get an answer as a CalPERS board action last week ratchets up annual state and local pension costs during the next seven years.

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By Michael A. Fletcher
Published: April 21, 2013

MIAMI — Big investors are pouring unprecedented amounts of money into real estate hard hit by the housing crash, bringing those moribund markets back to life but raising the prospect of another Wall Street-fueled bubble that won’t be sustainable.

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The GOP didn’t have an answer for Big Democratic Data in 2012, costing them in close races from Congress to the White House.

Now, they’ve got lots of answers — possibly too many — and a feisty rivalry is brewing between tea party upstarts, nonpartisan data geeks, operatives linked to the Koch brothers and insiders like Karl Rove.

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