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The PE: POLITICAL EMPIRE: Police union rallies against councilman’s recall


September 16, 2013; 10:07 AM

San Bernardino Councilman John Valdivia is getting support from a familiar ally in his fight against a recall election.

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

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

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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: LEGISLATURE: Inland lawmakers’ bills advance after deadline


Published: 01 June 2012 08:19 PM

SACRAMENTO — Almost 70 bills by Inland Southern California lawmakers are still alive following this week’s deadline for legislation to pass their houses of origin.

The state Assembly and Senate considered hundreds of measures this week. Among the Inland legislation to advance were bills targeting scrap-metal theft, legalizing water-based cremations, and allowing naturopathic doctors to give injections.

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The PE: INLAND: Region’s lawmakers abstained on lots of bills in 2011


Published: 27 November 2011 09:57 PM

SACRAMENTO – Instead of voting yes or no, members of Inland Southern California’s legislative delegation abstained on hundreds of bills that came before the full Assembly and Senate this year.

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The PE: POLITICAL EMPIRE: Jarvis group gives GOP good grades

Paul Gann, left, and Howard Jarvis, celebrate the passage of Prop. 13 in 1978. The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association recently released legislative scorecards for 2011. The scores are of particular interest to Republicans./AP

Published: 20 November 2011 05:33 PM

Various Capitol interest groups began releasing legislative scorecards shortly after lawmakers finished their 2011 session in September.

Holding particular interest for Republicans are the rankings put out by Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. The organization, named after the force behind 1978’s tax-limiting Prop. 13, has a lot of influence in GOP circles, particularly at election time.

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The PE: POLITICAL EMPIRE: GOP lawmakers in safe seats open to redraw

10:00 PM PDT on Sunday, September 4, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

Inland lawmakers state Sen. Joel Anderson and Rep. Ken Calvert would seem to have had their prayers answered in the Senate and congressional remaps approved last month.

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The PE: Inland lawmakers’ bills on way to governor

By PE Politics
July 15, 2011 11:15 AM

Lawmakers headed off on their summer recess this week, after sending several bills by Inland Southern California lawmakers to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.

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The PE: Inland bills meet demise in approps panel

By PE Politics
May 31, 2011 2:17 PM

Legislative appropriations panels claimed dozens of Inland Southern California lawmakers’ bills late last week.

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Spending on libraries, higher ed, parks and programs for the poor is reduced while Gov. Jerry Brown searches for four Republicans to vote for his most politically difficult proposals.

By Shane Goldmacher, Los Angeles Times
March 18, 2011

Reporting from Sacramento — State lawmakers continued chopping at the state’s deficit Thursday, approving more cuts in government services as Gov. Jerry Brown pressured legislators to resolve the most contentious budget issues: taxes and a plan to abolish redevelopment agencies.

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By Patrick McGreevy and Michael J. Mishak, Los Angeles Times
March 4, 2011

Reporting from Sacramento —

Trips to Spain and Argentina, choice Lakers tickets, gourmet meals and rounds of golf are among the $637,000 in gifts that elected state officials accepted last year, many from companies and groups that lobby in Sacramento.

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