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The creation of a Committee for California’s Energy Independence was granted upon request of state Senator Ben Hueso, a press released announced. The California State Senate approved this request Thursday and appointed Hueso (D-San Diego) as the...
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The California State Senate has appointed Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, to the Select Committee on California Mexico Cooperation, according to a press release from Hueso’s Office. This committee studies and makes legislative recommendations...
Tags: Economic Policy, Ben Hueso, Mexico
California State Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez announced that he has appointed Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez, D-Coachella, to the position of assistant majority floor leader, effective immediately. “The work of the people is our first priority,...
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Staff WriterRep. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, was sworn-in as the first Latino to represent California’s 51st Congressional District on the floor of the House of Representatives at 9 a.m. Thursday. “I am deeply honored to have been elected as the next...
JUAN VARGAS Democrat Age: 51 City of residence: Golden Hill Campaign e-mail: email@example.com Education: Bachelor of Arts Degree in political science from San Diego State University; Master’s of Humanities from Fordham University in...
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Staff WriterWhat a state takeover of a school district looks like in the end can vary, but those involved in districts already under state control agree it’s a situation to be avoided. Assembly Bill 1200 was implemented in 1991 and established the process...
Adelante Valle Staff WriterAlmost not. That’s the literal translation of this column’s title. And, too, that is the odds Valley residents give to the casino in development for several years in Calexico by the Manzanita Tribe. Locals assure on buses, restaurants and...
Valley Women WriterTaught by her father that a person’s word is his bond, El Centro City Councilwoman Sedalia L. Sanders has spent 38 years drawing upon her life’s experiences to serve her fellow man — experiences she’s culled from a continuum of...
Tags: Government, Rodeo, Booker T. Washington, Charity, Schools
The California State Legislature is on course to make a stand in support of fire rings by passing a resolution set to be heard by the Senate next week. Assemblyman Travis Allen's non-binding resolution asks state legislators to support the protection of...
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The state Senate is taking a rare field trip, heading to Long Beach on Tuesday to learn how career technical education programs are working in some model schools. Most of the 40 senators are expected at the bipartisan California State Senate Policy...
Tags: Darrell Steinberg, Politics
PolitiCalAs expected, state Sens. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego) and Gloria Negrete-McLeod (D-Chino) are stepping down from state office Wednesday so they can take seats in Congress, to which they were elected Nov. 6. Negrete-McLeod's resignation is effective at 11:...
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