Archive for March 24th, 2014

InlandPolitics: CD-31: Baca conducting ‘live’ telephone poll

Joe Baca

Baca

Monday, March 24, 2014 – 09:00 a.m.

Campaigns activity is picking up in the hotly-contested 31st Congressional District.

With a congested field of four democrats and two republicans, the election is wide open for both parties.

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Campaigns

By Beau Yarbrough, The Sun
Posted: 03/23/14, 6:04 PM PDT |

San Bernardino >> At a lightly attended political forum Thursday night, organized by radio station KCAA, AM 1050, three of the five candidates seeking to replace Bill Emmerson as the state senator from the 23rd District squared off.

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Upland seal

By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 03/23/14, 6:24 PM PDT |

UPLAND >> Residents now know what steps the city may take to get its finances back on track and possibly avoid bankruptcy.

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By Jim Miller
jmiller@sacbee.com
Published: Monday, Mar. 24, 2014 – 12:00 am

As the California economy continued its recovery and state revenue grew last year, the Assembly awarded about $1.2 million in raises to a quarter of its full-time employees, including some of its highest-paid staffers, salary records show.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Monday, Mar. 24, 2014 – 12:00 am

The Legislature reconvened for its election-year session nearly three months ago but so far has been operating in slow motion.

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McKeon Replacements

Candidates for the 25th Congressional District, from top left, David Bruce, Troy Castagna, Steve Knight, Lee Rogers, Navraj Singh, Tony Strickland and Evan Thomas.

By Rick Orlov, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 03/23/14, 5:59 PM PDT |

When Rep. Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, ended the months of speculation about his future and announced his retirement this year, there was no shortage of candidates wanting to succeed him in the June 3 primary election.

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calstrs

By Ed Mendel
March 24, 2014

The total spending increase needed to get CalSTRS, brought low by mismanagement, back to full funding may be the biggest-dollar scenarios ever presented to a California legislative committee.

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WashPost: DSCC pushes back against Nate Silver

Campaigns

By Sean Sullivan
March 24 at 4:00 am

Senate Democrats’ campaign arm is pushing back against data modeling whiz Nate Silver, who projects that Republicans are now favored to win the Senate majority.

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