Posts Tagged ‘2012 election’

Bills address campaign donations from private parties, not unions

Monday, August 19th, 2013
Bullets or ballots poster

Editor's note: This is Part 1 of 2. California lawmakers object to "dark money," a term for campaign contributions used to pay for an election campaign without disclosing the source of the money. But while Democratic lawmakers object to "dark money," they don't seem to want to talk about public ...

Gov. Brown’s Prop. 30 ego trip: How … Schwarzeneggerian!

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Nov. 19, 2012 By Chris Reed There was a triumphal quality to Jerry Brown's speech Friday at the Moscone Center in San Francisco that went beyond the governor doing some chest-thumping over the success of Proposition 30. In repeatedly mocking the unspecified "declinists" who fight him on many issue...

Pension reform or double-dip storm in San Diego and San Jose?

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

June 6, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi A pension reform ballot proposition was passed by the voters in the city of San Diego by a margin of 66.2 percent in favor to 33.8 percent opposed.. A similar pension reform measure in the city of San Jose is leading with 89.8 percent of the vote in favor with 37.7 p...

Stop Maldo!

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

John Seiler: Let the cry go up across the land: Stop Maldonado! Taxpayer traitor Abel Maldonado now is running for U.S. Congress. It was just two years ago that, as a state senator, he sold taxpayers down the river by proving the key Republican vote for the record $13 billion tax increase of the...