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Assemblywoman Speaks Out About Prop 30

  Was Proposition 30 a Good Deal for Education? On November 6, 2012, the voters approved Proposition 30 by a vote of 55.3% to 44.7%.  The Proposition raised the state sales tax for four years and personal income taxes on individuals making over $250,000 for seven years.  Proponents of Proposition 30 argued that the measure [...]

California Department of Insurance Announces A Huge Rate Reduction

“Lender-placed” mortgage insurers to reduce homeowner premium rates  Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today a 35 percent rate reduction for lender-placed (also called force-placed) homeo

Costa: Finishing the Job for Valley Vet

    Rep. Jim Costa released the following statement on the announcement of Governor Jerry Brown’s budget, which includes funds for the operation and maintenance of the new Fresno Veterans Home. Costa has long championed the home

CalVet Announces Recruitment Effort

Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) is excited  to announce the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) is looking to  fill positions at the Fresno Veterans Home.

Republican Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Protect Classroom Funding,

California Legislature   In a letter sent today to education leaders, Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, of Diamond Bar, and Assemb

Gov. Moves to Reduce Gas Prices

SACRAMENTO — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today directed the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to take emergency steps to increase the state’s gasoline supply and bring down fuel prices. The Governor directed the board to immediately allo

Fresno State Talks Politics Oct. 4 with State Sen. Rubio

    Fresno State Talks Politics debuts Oct. 4 with State Sen. Rubio   State Sen. Michael J. Rubio, D-Shafter, is the first speaker in Fresno State Talks Politics, a new series of discussions on campus about issues

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Assemblyman Perrea Says Veterans System Needs Audit

    Dear Friends, California is home to almost two million veterans, with an  estimated 30,000 additional military personnel returning to the state each year  after leaving the military service. Opening new veteran hom

Gov. Signs Civil Rights, Religious Freedom Bills

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed two bills to promote civil rights and religious freedom, following his remarks at the North American Punjabi Association’s Peace & Unity Rally at the State Capitol. The rally was held to honor th