All posts tagged "mike gatto"
CA Online Poker Showdown: Gatto excludes jokers while Jones-Sawyer seeks full house
State lawmakers have dealt out a pair of bills to legalize Internet poker in California. Assemblymen Mike Gatto, D-Glendale, and Reggie Jones-Sawyer, D-Los Angeles, have introduced separate proposals to allow online poker in the largest potential gaming...
- Posted February 2, 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
Did Speaker Toni Atkins assign juice committees alphabetically? Achadjian, Bonilla get best assignments
Speaker of the Assembly Toni Atkins announced committee assignments for the 2015-16 Regular Session of the California State Assembly. Looking at the list, we’re wondering whether Speaker Atkins assigned juice committees alphabetically. Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian topped the list...
- Posted December 19, 2014
Kashkari criticizes Brown’s sweetheart deal for out-of-state corporation
GOP gubernatorial nominee Neel Kashkari is criticizing Gov. Jerry Brown‘s controversial decision to give a sweetheart tax break to an out-of-state defense contractor. Assembly Bill 2389, which was signed by the Democratic governor on Thursday, provides a...
- Posted July 11, 2014
Instead of helping the poor, liberal Democrats embrace corporate subsidies
In recent years, Sacramento has slashed public services and raised regressive taxes to balance the state budget. Now, there’s finally a state budget surplus, and it’s reserved for an out-of-state corporation, not the 9 million people living...
- Posted July 9, 2014
State Assembly: Gatto, Stone lone votes against $420-million corporate welfare
Just two members of the State Assembly opposed a $420 million corporate welfare package for defense contractor Lockheed Martin that has been rushed through the state legislature. Democratic Assemblymen Mike Gatto of Los Angeles and Mark Stone of Monterey Bay...
- Posted July 4, 2014
Asm. Mike Gatto sets standard for ethics, transparency
Mike Gatto’s life is an open book. Last January, his daughter, Evangelina, received a $50 gift certificate from a family friend. During the summer recess, he enjoyed dinner with a star of CSI: Miami. In October, one...
- Posted March 7, 2014
First Look: Donnelly for Governor Christmas Video
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, released a new campaign video on Christmas Eve. The video features a Christmas greeting from a Sacramento family, who Donnelly helped reunite after an exhausting battle with Child Protective Services. Earlier this...
- Posted December 24, 2013