All posts tagged "John Chiang"
Treasurer John Chiang names Point Loma, Chapman economists to Council of Economic Advisors
State Treasurer John Chiang has named 11 economists to his Council of Economic Advisors. The panel, which was created in 2007 when Chiang served as state controller, will advise the Treasurer’s Office on California’s fiscal health and...
- Posted February 16, 2015
US Senate 2016: State Treasurer John Chiang NOT running for Boxer’s seat in 2016
State Treasurer John Chiang has decided not to run for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s seat in 2016. “John Chiang has decided not to run in 2016,” Parke Skelton, Chiang’s political consultant, wrote in a Friday afternoon email...
- Posted January 23, 2015
US Senate 2016: Kamala Harris picks up support from US Senators Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker & Kirsten Gillibrand
Attorney General Kamala Harris’ campaign continues to control the news cycle. Harris’ campaign rolled out an endorsement from liberal U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren Wednesday in an email blast to her nationwide network of progressive activists. “California Attorney...
- Posted January 15, 2015
US Senate 2016: John Chiang has better favorable ratings than Gov. Jerry Brown (Part III)
State Treasurer John Chiang is the strongest candidate to succeed U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer in 2016. We’ve been saying it for months. Here’s Part I and Part II for those who haven’t read it. When you look at...
- Posted January 9, 2015
John Chiang launches pilot program to fight wage theft
John Chiang may be gearing up for his move to the state treasurer’s office. But that doesn’t mean he’s taking an early vacation from his job as state controller. Late last month, Chiang launched a new pilot...
- Posted December 3, 2014
Why John Chiang tops field of Democratic hopefuls in 2016 (Part II)
State Controller and soon-to-be Treasurer John Chiang is the strongest candidate to succeed Gov. Jerry Brown in 2018 or U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer in 2016. You’d never know it by the way the media have fawned over Lt. Gov. Gavin...
- Posted November 19, 2014
US Senate 2016: Why John Chiang is a top-tier Democrat to replace Barbara Boxer (Part 1)
We haven’t certified the 2014 election results, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to start looking at the 2016 election. All the buzz is that California’s 74-year-old U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer is retiring in 2016. She’s...
- Posted November 17, 2014
City of Fresno has thousands of dollars in unclaimed property at controller’s office
Last week, CalNewsroom.com first reported that GOP controller candidate Ashley Swearengin has unclaimed property at the state controller’s office. “We’re not talking substantial issues here,” Tim Clark, Swearengin’s campaign consultant, told the Fresno Bee. “$16 in unclaimed property —...
- Posted October 23, 2014
Controller candidate has unclaimed property at state controller’s office
In her campaign for state controller, Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin promises to be an effective watchdog. She’s also quick to criticize the current state controller’s performance. “The State Controller’s office has been a disaster,” Swearengin writes on her website....
- Posted October 17, 2014
Controller John Chiang launches open data website on local government finances
State Controller John Chiang continues to deliver on his promise of government transparency. The state’s chief financial officer announced Monday a new open-data website that provides Californians with more than a decade’s worth of financial data for...
- Posted September 13, 2014