All posts tagged "neel kashkari"
Asm. GOP leader Kristin Olsen vaguely embraces high-speed rail
Public support is waning. Republican Neel Kashkari routinely lampooned it throughout the 2014 gubernatorial campaign as “the crazy train.” Even some prominent California Democrats question its viability and ridership numbers. But that hasn’t stopped Assembly GOP leader Kristin Olsen...
- Posted January 7, 2015
Neel Kashkari criticizes teachers union for “conspiracy” against students
GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari stepped up his criticism of the California Teachers Association on Tuesday, accusing the state’s most powerful union of an “ongoing 40 year conspiracy” to “violate the civil rights of California kids.” Kashkari’s...
- Posted September 24, 2014
Brulte’s Fables: Ashley Swearengin stings California Republicans
Ashley Swearengin, like the scorpion that stung the frog, can’t seem to help herself. This weekend, the divisive mayor of Fresno added California Republicans to the long list of people she can’t get along with — turning...
- Posted September 21, 2014
Governor 2014: Neel Kashkari opposes 4 gun control bills
GOP gubernatorial nominee Neel Kashkari assured gun owners Friday he’s opposed to four controversial gun-control measures now sitting on the desk of his opponent, Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. The four measures, which include a ban on home-built firearms and the...
- Posted September 16, 2014
State Senate 28: Neel Kashkari backs Bonnie Garcia over Jeff Stone
GOP gubernatorial nominee Neel Kashkari waded into the 28th State Senate race Monday, picking sides in one of the state’s most contentious legislative races. Kashkari announced his support for former Assemblywoman Bonnie Garcia, who is locked in a bitter,...
- Posted September 16, 2014
The Economist: Neel Kashkari “Rebranding Republicans in California”
GOP gubernatorial nominee Neel Kashkari has made it his mission to rebrand the California Republican Party. The former U.S. Treasury official has campaigned to black churches, marched in a gay pride parade, hosted numerous talk radio shows and spent...
- Posted September 11, 2014
No hesitation from Kashkari on his vote for state controller
GOP gubernatorial nominee Neel Kashkari, who is actively working to change the image of the California Republican Party, proved once again why he’s a class act. On Tuesday, Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, who earlier this year spent $232,000 in...
- Posted August 27, 2014
Neel Kashkari debunks Gov. Jerry Brown’s ‘California Comeback’
By spending a week down and out in Fresno, Neel Kashkari has made the state’s sky-high poverty rate a central issue in the governor’s race, and in the process, debunked Gov. Jerry Brown’s myth of a “California Comeback.” Last week,...
- Posted August 1, 2014
5 Thoughts on Neel Kashkari down and out in Fresno
In the most unconventional move of the governor’s race, Neel Kashkari spent last week on the streets of Fresno, experiencing life in the other California – where a quarter of the population lives in poverty. “I wanted...
- Posted July 31, 2014
Brown administration won’t release Tesla emails
Tesla Motors announced Thursday its plans to build a $5 billion gigafactory in Nevada. The same day, Governor Jerry Brown assured Californians that his administration did everything it could to lure the electric automaker and its 6,500...
- Posted July 26, 2014