East Bay Times Editorial on possible Bridge Toll hike

bridge_tolls.PNGThe 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:



Californians may be able to vote on high-speed rail again

highspeedrail.PNGCalifornians may be able to vote on high-speed rail again, after Governor Jerry Brown’s cap-and-trade extension carried a Republican-backed provision requiring a referendum on how the cap-and-trade funds are to be spent.

Read the entire article here: http://www.breitbart.com/california/2017/07/23/californians-may-able-vote-high-speed-rail-indirectly/


SF Chronicle: Brown’s cap-and-trade deal could eventually kill high-speed rail

Please consider reading today's front page article from the San Francisco Chronicle about the Cap and Trade Vote:



Assemblywoman Catharine Baker discusses Cap and Trade Vote

CB_071917.jpgTri-Valley Assemblywoman Catharine Baker spoke at last night's Alameda County Central Committee Meeting to discuss her vote for the Cap and Trade Bill and why she felt it was an important compromise "to protect real people, real businesses, and real jobs, [click continue reading for more]



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Former Assemblyman David Hadley (R-Los Angeles) announces bid for Governor

davidhadley.PNGFormer Assemblyman David Hadley announces that he is running for Governor. His official site is : http://www.davidhadley.com/


Update on Recall and Repeal of Gas Tax efforts

Here are the latest updates on the Recall effort of State Senator Josh Newman (SD29) and the Repeal of the Gas Tax Initiative. Read the following local and national articles here:



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ACRP at Pleasanton 1st Wednesday Street Fair Tonight

1stWed_IMG_20170607_174317004.jpgThe Alameda County Republican Party will be at the Pleasanton "First Wednesday" Street Fair TONIGHT from 6pm to 9pm. Please stop by to say hello, register or re-register to vote and sign up for our email list to stay informed on local issues that matter to you.

Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) is running for Governor

Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) has announced his bid to become the next Governor of California.


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Pleasanton Councilwoman Speaks At June Central Committee Meeting

Pleasanton City Councilwoman, Kathy Narum, spoke at our June ACRP Central Committee Meeting this week. She discussed the recent successes and coming challenges for the City of Pleasanton. She spoke about regional issues affecting Tri Valley cities related to transit, housing and the workforce. Councilwoman Narum touted the cooperative efforts and tremendous support from Assemblywoman Catharine Baker in addressing our regional issues. She also discussed the coming challenges regarding unfunded pension liabilities and proactive measures the City is discussing to address CalPERS changes in future requirements.


Sue Caro, ACRP Chairwoman, particpates in Commonwealth Club Panel

18766096_10155984872139057_944537946065394321_n.jpgSue Caro, ACRP Chairwoman, participated in a bi-partisan panel at the Commonwealth Club on May 30th to discuss President Trump's next 100 days in office. The panel discussion aired on KQED on June 1st.

Here is a link to the video:https://www.facebook.com/thecommonwealthclub/videos/10155981538134057/

Here is a link to the podcast: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/archive/podcast/trump%E2%80%99s-next-100-days