We missed you at the demonstration to Repeal the Gas Tax at the Fremont DMV on Thursday, September 20. Candidates present are Konstantinos Roditis for Controller, Lisa Romero for State Assembly District 11, and Joseph Grcar for Assembly District 20. Joe is wearing a T-shirt for Rudy Peters for Congress.
... unless, apparently, the hatred is directed at Republicans. We are still waiting for the Castro Valley Democrat Club to apologize for the actions of a relative of their former chair. Meanwhile Rep. Swalwell only says "it is not ok to use violence to settle disagreements", but hatred is not a "disagreement". And still waiting for the Congressman to DISAVOW any hating supporters. Eric, do you disavow?
A man was arrested on suspicion of felony assault and other charges after allegedly attempting to stab Republican congressional candidate Rudy Peters with a switchblade on September 9.
Join Catharine Baker and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer for an insightful discussion of the future of the state and what is at stake in the 2018 election!
With the new Gas Tax hikes going into effect tomorrow, we are trying to raise awareness this week as to what is happening and why it matters. It's a good opportunity to re-visit an insightful Op-Ed published in the San Francisco Chronicle, written by Bay Area Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, on the matter:
GOP offers alternative to Democrats transportation plan
SF Chronicle, April 4th, 2017
Bay Area drivers know all too well how desperately we need to improve our transportation infrastructure. Roads and bridges are crumbling. Despite this, transportation has not been a priority.
Judge issues tentative ruling ordering Attorney General to not mislead voters and prepare a “true and impartial” title and summary for the Repeal of the Gas Tax ballot initiative.
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Endangered California Republicans Feuding Over Ideology Having fallen to a historic low point, California Republicans are still fighting over conservative purity and loyalty to an unpopular president.
California Women Lead is holding their Leadership Academy in Danville on Fri Aug 18. This is a bi-partisan organization for women who want to get started in politics, who are interested in commission appointments, etc. Please visit their site here for more details: http://www.cawomenlead.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=981048
Judicial Watch Warns California to Clean Voter Registration Lists or Face Federal Lawsuit. Read the original article here:
The East Bay Times Newspaper published an interesting Editorial regarding the possibility of a $3 additional Bridge Toll hike going into effect. It is worth a read here: