Saturday, January 10, 2015 – 11:30 a.m.
Economic news on the labor front has been incrementally better. But not great!
Here’s the boiler plate summary.
Politics, Government & Business in California's Inland Empire
By Mark Gutglueck
Posted on January 10, 2015
(January 9) Acquanetta Warren, the Fontana mayor who has for the past several years been serving as the city of Upland’s assistant director of public works, abruptly resigned her post with the City of Gracious Living Thursday.
January 9th, 2015 – 9:35 am
The election is over. But the heat remains on Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, as he starts his second term.
The National Republican Congressional Committee has issued at least three news releases this month attacking Ruiz, who ousted GOP incumbent Mary Bono in 2012 and represents a district where Republicans hold a slight edge in voter registration.
To read post by Jeff Horseman in The PE Political Empire Blog, click here.
By Greg Cappis, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 01/09/15, 10:20 PM PST
SAN BERNARDINO >> In a new courthouse that is part of an underfunded county court system, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors met with the Inland Empire caucus of the state Legislature on Friday afternoon to discuss issues facing the region.
The Associated Press
01/09/2015 5:46 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a record $113 billion California budget amid an improving economy. It’s a 5.4 percent increase from the current $107.4 billion general fund spending.
Here are highlights of his spending plan:
By Jon Ortiz
01/09/2015 11:38 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown says he wants state workers to begin contributing toward their retiree health benefits and that he will take up the issue at the bargaining table beginning this year.
By Fawn Johnson
January 8, 2015
President Obama wants to provide free tuition at community colleges, a proposal that could benefit as many as 9 million students, according to a White House outline of the plan released Thursday.
There is one big caveat in the proposal — there is no plan to fund it, other than to ask Congress for the money.
By Philip Rucker,, Robert Costa and Matea Gold
January 9, 2015 at 8:32 PM
Mitt Romney forcefully declared his interest in a third presidential run to a room full of powerful Republican donors Friday, disrupting the fluid 2016 GOP field as would-be rival Jeb Bush was moving swiftly to consolidate establishment support.
By Jim Puzzanghera
January 10, 2015
The Federal Reserve said Friday it made a record $98.7 billion in profits last year, mostly from interest on the more than $4 trillion in bonds it has purchased since 2008 to stimulate the economy.