All posts tagged "john perez"
US Senate 2016: Former Speaker John Perez to co-chair Kamala Harris campaign
Attorney General Kamala Harris‘ robust campaign for U.S. Senate announced another endorsement Wednesday. Former Assembly Speaker John A. Perez is backing Harris and will-co-chair her campaign to succeed Sen. Barbara Boxer. “As Attorney General, she has been a fighter...
- Posted March 5, 2015
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
Property rights group urges Brown to veto Redevelopment 2.0
An influential property rights group has released a new radio ad campaign urging Governor Jerry Brown to veto three bills that would bring back California’s abusive redevelopment agencies. The California Alliance to Protect Private Property Rights, which...
- Posted September 26, 2014
Press Club Snub: Sacramento press plays favorites in state controller’s race
Less than 90 days from the November election, the Sacramento press corps is once again playing favorites in a competitive race. This time, the media bias may surprise you. Later this month, Republican candidate for state controller Ashley...
- Posted August 11, 2014
Controller Recount Day 5: John Perez gains 5 votes overall as recount heads to San Bernardino
One week into the recount for state controller, third place candidate Asm. John A. Perez, D-Los Angeles, has picked up less than a half-dozen votes in his quest to replace Board of Equalization member Betty Yee as the Democratic...
- Posted July 18, 2014
Controller 2014: California Democratic Party asks members to help Betty Yee
The California Democratic Party is proving that its endorsement means something. This weekend, the state party’s executive committee officially endorsed Board of Equalization member Betty Yee for state controller — despite an ongoing recount involving third-place candidate, Democratic...
- Posted July 17, 2014
Controller 2014: 7 reasons why John Perez should quit while he’s behind
The “sunk cost fallacy” — a self-destructive quirk of human behavior — explains why we persist in losing. We hold onto loser stocks, attend concerts we’d rather skip and demand recounts of decided elections. The sunk cost...
- Posted July 16, 2014
Controller Recount Day 2: John Perez can’t win at current rate
Update at 9 a.m. : The outstanding Kern County Elections team has posted an updated tally on its website. Numbers have been revised to account for that change, which gives Perez a max 4 vote gain in...
- Posted July 15, 2014
Controller 2014: Democrats rally behind Yee as Perez LOSES 1 vote
The recount for state controller began on Friday, and it’s already looking like the beginning of the end for third place candidate Asm. John A. Perez. With more than a dozen precincts recounted in Imperial and Kern...
- Posted July 14, 2014
Controller 2014: Partial recount slanted in Perez’s favor
California’s never-ending race for state controller entered a new phase this week, as election officials are expected to begin recounting ballots in at least two counties. On Sunday afternoon, Democratic Assemblyman John A. Perez, who finished just...
- Posted July 8, 2014