All posts tagged "bob huff"
New Laws in 2015: CA Democrats give Hollywood corporate welfare, while screwing over In Home Support Service workers
New Year’s Day sure wasn’t a holiday from new regulations: 2015 brings 931 new laws in California. State lawmakers — with the approval of Gov. Jerry Brown — have changed how consumers shop for groceries, how Hollywood blockbusters...
- Posted January 3, 2015
Senate GOP taps Deborah Gonzalez as caucus chief of staff
A week after getting snubbed by the Assembly GOP Caucus, Deborah Gonzalez has a bigger better deal with the State Senate. Senate GOP leader Bob Huff has tapped Gonzalez to serve as chief of staff to the...
- Posted November 14, 2014
California Democrats tongue-in-cheek support for Ronald Reagan naming project
California Democrats are joining conservatives in the national quest to name public buildings, parks and landmarks after former Republican President Ronald Reagan. Well, sort of. California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton published an open letter to Americans for...
- Posted May 20, 2014
Redevelopment leaders issued public thank you to Tim Donnelly
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, who routinely campaigns on a platform of getting government out of the way, is struggling to explain his past support for redevelopment agencies. “Let’s get more people working, let’s not assault RDAs,”...
- Posted May 16, 2014
Was Senate GOP caucus involved in website removals?
Was the Republican Caucus involved in the California State Senate’s decision to delete the websites and online archives of three Senators that face criminal charges? The Senate Republican Caucus won’t say. A spokesman for the GOP caucus declined...
- Posted April 8, 2014
Sen. Joel Anderson alone in call for State Senate to expel 3 disgraced Democrats
A lone Republican lawmaker is calling on the California State Senate to expel three of its Democratic members that are facing criminal charges. State Senator Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, the lone dissenter in Friday’s vote to suspend with pay...
- Posted March 30, 2014
Huff, Steinberg “choreographed” Senate suspension vote
Senate GOP leader Bob Huff and Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg are accused of “choreographing in advance” Monday’s floor vote to suspend two Democratic state Senators involved in criminal cases. On Monday, Huff introduced two resolutions calling for...
- Posted March 14, 2014
Schnur Shots: Ask State Controller Joe Dunn about buying slates
“Schnur Shots” is an unauthorized weekly tribute to former GOP spin doctor Dan Schnur. In 1994, Schnur distributed a weekly fax to “scold, needle, nit-pick” his political opponents. Like the original, we hope to “plant the seed of an idea...
- Posted February 27, 2014
Reaction to Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2014 California State Budget
On Thursday, January 9, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown formally announced his 2014 state budget. The $154.9 billion spending plan includes a $1.6 billion rainy-day fund. Here is the reaction from state legislators, policymakers and industry leaders. Senate President...
- Posted January 10, 2014