Archive for October 15th, 2015

InlandPolitics: Trump: You can add Connecticut and Virginia to the list


Thursday, October 15, 2015 – 09:15 a.m.

We’ve been talking about how national polling in the GOP presidential primary contest is somewhat irrelevant at this early stage, and it is.

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Appellate Courts

Thursday, October 15, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

The following are links to local newspaper coverage of a Wednesday appeals court ruling involving a high-profile San Bernardino County legal case:

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Seventy-Five percent of San Bernardino County residents still see financial outlook as only ‘fair’ or ‘poor.’

Published: Oct. 14, 2015 – 4:25 p.m.

San Bernardino County residents’ outlook for the local economy has improved since the Great Recession, but their views for the county as a good and safe place to live have fallen over the same period, a telephone poll of residents concludes.

To read article by Richard K. De Atley in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

Richard Roth
State Senator Richard Roth (D-Riverside)

Published: Oct. 14, 2015 – Updated: 4:23 p.m.

It’s understandable if Sen. Richard Roth feels the cold shoulder these days from Gov. Jerry Brown.

In recent weeks, the governor has vetoed three bills authored by, and important to, the Riverside Democrat. One would have restored vehicle license fees to four Riverside County cities, another would have provided money for more Inland judges and the third would have given small businesses tax credits to enhance their access for disabled customers.

To read post by Jeff Horseman in The P-E Political Empire Blog, click here.

Field Poll

Capitol Alert
By David Siders
October 14, 2015

  • Antonio Villaraigosa and Gavin Newsom lead in early voter support
  • Poll shows regional strongholds for former mayors of Los Angeles, San Francisco
  • With Jerry Brown departing, 2018 race likely to be wide open

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom hold an early lead in voter support in the 2018 race for governor, according to a new poll.

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