Archive for October 2nd, 2012

InlandPolitics: Cook picks up independent expenditure support


Tuesday, October 2, 2012 – 09:20 a.m.

Assemblyman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) has received independent expenditure support from Citizens for Prosperity and Good Government.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012 – 09:15 a.m.

It’s showtime in the Presidential Election battleground states.

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/01/2012 12:01:04 PM PDT

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a management plan for an ambitious pipeline project that will pump groundwater from dry lake beds near the Mojave National Preserve to the Colorado River Aqueduct.

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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO: Fire cuts complete S.B. budget fix

Published: 01 October 2012 – 09:21 PM

Ending a monthlong stalemate, the San Bernardino City Council approved the final piece of a budget plan Monday, Oct. 1 despite proceedings that took a turn toward the bizarre.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprie, click here.

LATimes: Brown uses vetoes to press for Prop. 30


The governor scolds legislators for needless projects and risks alienating fellow Democrats to show that Sacramento would spend tax money wisely.

By Michael J. Mishak and Anthony York, Los Angeles Times
October 1, 2012, 8:40 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — The message was in the vetoes.

With a deadline approaching, Gov. Jerry Brown had hundreds of bills heaped on his desk, but just one key point to get across to voters: Sacramento had to take the tough medicine on fiscal discipline.

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SacBee: Gov. Jerry Brown kills some labor-backed bills

By Jim Sanders
Published: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 – 7:42 am

Gov. Jerry Brown is proving not to be a yes man – even to unions that spent millions to elect him.

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Published: October 1, 2012

LOS ANGELES — The battle to curb labor’s political clout has moved from Wisconsin to California, where wealthy conservatives are championing a ballot measure that would bar unions from donating to candidates. Labor leaders describe it as the starkest threat they have faced in a year of nationwide challenges to diminish their once-formidable power.

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