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The PE: HEMET: Assemblywoman to meet with constituents

Melissa Melendez

Melendez

Published: Sept. 22, 2014 Updated: 4:33 p.m.

Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez will meet with constituents at a community coffee from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Seven Hills Golf Course in Hemet.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Bid to shift power fails

Politics
Legislation to transfer appointment authority to Riverside County supervisors is stalled in a state Senate committee

Published: July 5, 2014 Updated: 9:55 p.m.

The latest attempt to let Riverside County supervisors fill vacancies in their ranks appears to be dead, potentially giving the governor the chance to appoint a supervisor by year’s end.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in the Press-Enterprise, click here.

The PE: ASSEMBLY: No foes for two first-term Inland members

GOP

March 14, 2014; 06:05 PM

It’s taken only two years for two California Assembly members from western Riverside County to become entrenched in their districts.

Both 60th District Assemblyman Eric Linder, R-Corona, and 67th District Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, will run unopposed in the June 3 primary election because no one filed candidacy papers to challenge them, according to the Riverside County Registrar of Voters’ office.

To read story by Michael J. Williams in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The PE: POLITICAL EMPIRE: Taking the supes show on road

Campaigns

A Riverside County supervisor’s plan to hold sessions in remote locales will be tested Oct. 1

August 25, 2013; 10:01 AM

Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone wants to take county government on a trip to places he hopes will send him to Sacramento.

To read column by Jeff Horseman and Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The PE: CAMPAIGNS: Incumbents and candidates pulled in cash first half of 2013

Campaigns

August 01, 2013; 05:41 PM

SACRAMENTO – Inland Southern California’s 42nd Assembly District had a lot of political cash going in and out during the first six months of the year, new campaign finance reports show.

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

The PE: POLITICAL EMPIRE: Republican money for ex-Republican

Paul Leon

Ontario Mayor Paul Leon

June 21, 2013; 05:59 PM

Like its counterparts elsewhere, the San Bernardino County Republican Central Committee is all about electing Republicans.

Last week, though, the party reported giving $9,000 to a committee controlled by Ontario Mayor Paul Leon, a former Republican who recently lost an election for the state Senate and now is running for the Assembly as an independent.

To read column by Jim Miller and Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The PE: STATE LEGISLATURE: Area lawmakers given gifts, trips in 2012

Norma Torres+Bill Emmerson

Assemblywoman Norma Torres, D-Pomona, and state Sen. Bill Emmerson, R-Redlands. (Contributed Image)

March 06, 2013; 03:55 PM

SACRAMENTO – Inland Southern California lawmakers received more than $50,000 in gifts and travel from businesses, unions, and other groups in 2012, according to recently filed economic disclosure documents.

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

The PE: POLITICAL EMPIRE: House website whizzes botch Ruiz’s name

Campaigns

THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE
January 06, 2013; 06:33 PM

You’ve spent more than a year running for Congress, endured millions of dollars in attacks from your opponent and shadowy Super PACs, and yet still prevailed.

To read column by Jeff Horseman, Imran Ghori and Jim Miller in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The PE: ASSEMBLY: Melissa Melendez prepares for first term

Melissa Melendez

“We’ll see … who’s sincere about improving the business climate,” the assemblywoman from Lake Elsinore says /CONTRIBUTED IMAGE

January 02, 2013; 05:55 PM

SACRAMENTO — Riverside County’s 67th Assembly District has the fifth-highest Republican registration in the state, an oasis of friendly territory for a party that, after November’s elections, is all but irrelevant in the state Capitol.

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