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Donnelly backed redevelopment exemption

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, who routinely campaigns on a platform of getting government out of the way, is struggling to explain his past support for redevelopment agencies. “Let’s get more people working, let’s not assault RDAs,” Donnelly said in

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June voter guide gives candidates’ visions for CA

Are you ready for some campaigning? In recent days voters have received in the mail Official Voter Information Guide for the June 3 primary election. It conveniently lists every candidate for office and the two propositions on the ballot: Proposition 41,

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CA GOP convention reached ‘whole new level’ of inclusiveness

At last weekend’s spring convention in Burlingame, California Republicans promised an effort to “Rebuild, Renew, Reclaim.” “We’re pushing the party outside of its comfort zone,” California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte said in advance of the convention. “And we’re already

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Governor’s race: Kashkari launches campaign on jobs and education

Republican Neel Kashkari launched his campaign for governor on Tuesday, promising that, if elected, he’ll focus on two issues: jobs and education. The former assistant U.S. treasury secretary, who is best known for his role in the controversial 2008 Wall Street bailout, criticized

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Governor’s race: Maldonado drops out

Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado ended his campaign for governor of California on Thursday morning, leaving a conservative state legislator as the only Republican candidate in the race. Maldonado, the state’s most prominent Latino Republican, made the announcement where his

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No Assembly video for Donnelly, but ok for Speaker Perez

Last week gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly was warned he was about to receive a cease and desist notice from Assembly administrator Jon Waldie, telling him he was not allowed to use Assembly video footage in his political campaign. Yet the

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Vehicle-fee extension would funnel taxes of less affluent to the rich 10

July 8, 2013 By Dave Roberts Assembly Democrats, many of whom see themselves as champions of the downtrodden, instead became reverse Robin Hoods recently, robbing from the poor and middle class to give to the rich. Nearly every Democrat along

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Sacramento family fights seizure of child by CPS

May 24, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — A Sacramento couple recently had their baby ripped from their arms at their home by Sacramento Child Protective Services workers, with the help of local police, after telling a Sacramento hospital they wanted

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Liberty wins in legislative committee 6

April 9, 2013 By Katy Grimes Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Hesperia, won one for the good guys today. But it’s just the opening round. AB 351 by Donnelly, The California Liberty Preservation Act, would declare indefinite detention of an California citizen,

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Legislation would create school marshal program to protect kids 20

Jan. 31, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Planes have armed air marshals.  How about armed school marshals? Last week Assemblyman Tim Donnelly told me about his plan to offer legislation to create a voluntary school marshal program, modeled after

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