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  California State Politics and Policy
The California state legislature is one of the most professionalized in the nation.
Although there are currently no session limits in the California state legislature, lifetime term limits of 3 terms (or 6 years) in the Assembly and 2 terms (or 8 years) in the Senate were enacted in 1990.
The state legislature is both the most professionalized and arguably the "sickest" of the fifty states.
www.skidmore.edu /~s_palomb/legislature.htm   (730 words)

 Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program
The California State Assembly Fellowship Program, founded in 1957, is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious legislative fellowship programs.
Assembly fellows receive fully-paid enrollment at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS), and earn 12 units of graduate course credit for two graduate seminars taught by faculty from the CSUS government department.
The Assembly Fellowship Program is co-sponsored by the California State Assembly and California State University, Sacramento, through the Center for California Studies.
www.csus.edu /calst/assembly   (536 words)

 1996 General Election: State Assembly Races
The California State Legislature is made up of two houses; the Assembly is the lower house, and is comprised of 80 representatives.
Many State Capitol insiders are watching the Assembly races closely to see if the Republicans will maintain their control over the lower house in the 1997-98 session.
Several Assembly districts are targeted by both parties as "contested," which means that the major-party candidates running in those districts are likely to receive strong financial and non-monetary support from legislative leaders and powerful interest groups.
www.calvoter.org /voter/elections/archive/96gen/assembly.html   (278 words)

 California State Assembly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Due to the state's large population and relatively small legislature, the Assembly has the largest population per representative ratio of any lower house legislature in the United States; only the federal U.S. House of Representatives has a larger ratio.
Other Assembly leaders, such as the majority and minority leaders, are elected by their respective party caucuses according to each party's strength in the chamber.
*Assemblyman Tom Harman won the June 6, 2006 special election for the 35th District seat in the California State Senate and resigned from the Assembly (and was sworn in to the Senate) on June 12, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/California_State_Assembly   (545 words)

 California Information - Bikers Rights Online!
In California, unlike speeding tickets where the cops have radar detectors that must be calibrated with proof read into the record of every speeding ticket taken to court, the equipment used to determine exhaust pipes excess noise are the cops ears, which by the CHP's own admission is subjective.
California Air Resource Board has identified on-road motorcycles as one of a number of potential smog sources, which it says can be reduced cost-effectively because the existing regulation for bikes reflects 15 - 20 years old technologies.
California's Assembly Bill 3056 - that would halt prohibition of street-licensed motorcycles in Community Interest Developments (like 17 Mile Drive in Big Sur) has passed the Assembly, Senate Committee and is on it's way to the Senate Floor and then Pete Wilson.
www.bikersrights.com /states/california/califhp.html   (1535 words)

 Recycling Today Magazine :: News :: California State Assembly Passes Cell Phone Recycling Bill
It passed the State Assembly by a vote of 41-32.
After passing the California General Assembly the bill has been submitted to the California State Senate where it was read last week.
California State Assembly also is in debate over a bill to address the recycling of fluorescent lights.
www.recyclingtoday.com /news/news.asp?ID=5882&SubCatID=33&CatID=8   (270 words)

 California State Assembly
In 1986, I was elected to the California State Assembly to represent the 22nd District in Santa Clara County after a hard-fought campaign against two local Mayors.
Following that principle allowed me to help shape budget priorities in California for eight years and to have a significant impact on the state's business environment.
My third term was a tumultuous time in California as an economic recession buffeted the state.
www.chuckquackenbush.org /californiaassemblyyears.html   (773 words)

 Summary Description of California's 1990s State Assembly Districts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A sparsely populated and heavily Latino area in the southwestern part of the San Joaquin Valley, this rather elongated district is centered on Interstate 5, and has a hook at the southern end which divides Bakersfield in order to gather in the minority parts of that city.
The result is an Assembly district with a 50 percent Latino population and overall 60 percent minority population.
It is the most heavily Latino in the state, with some 88 percent of the population and more than 55 percent of the registered voters from that ethnic group.
swdb.berkeley.edu /info/caljournallinks/assembly.html   (6813 words)

The California Political Desk provides information, news releases, and announcements obtained from communication and public relations offices throughout the state.
The California State Assembly voted yesterday to approve AB 1381, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's legislation to fundamentally reform the Los Angeles Unified School District.
California Chronicle is a trademark of Ultio LLC.
www.californiachronicle.com /articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=13003   (419 words)

 A Grandmother's Totally Digital Campaign for Re-election to the California State Assembly - California Progress Report
She recently released the first policy agenda to help California prepare for the dramatic changes that will come as the Baby Boom generation moves into old age.
The 1st Assembly District, which she represents, includes Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Lake, and Trinity Counties as well as parts of Sonoma County.
California Progress Report is the water cooler around which progressive Californians gather daily for news, politics, policy, and progressive action.
www.californiaprogressreport.com /2006/10/a_grandmothers.html   (1108 words)

 State Spending, John Munn for 8th California State Assembly District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
During the first four years of complete Democrat control, the state’s general fund budget increased from 58 billion dollars to more than 79 billion dollars, an increase of more than 35 percent, while Democrats in the Legislature were not constrained by a Republican in the Governor’s office.
Remove barriers to the economic growth that is needed to bring California's tax base into balance with long term expenditures.
State spending is now out of control, and all the games to hide it have already been played.
www.dcn.davis.ca.us /go/munn2000/state.html   (381 words)

 JewishLA.org: California Assembly Votes Unanimous Support for Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, That the Assembly hereby expresses support for all people suffering from terrorism and support for the people of Israel in their desire to live in peace and security; and be it further
Resolved, That the Assembly wholeheartedly condemns all acts of terrorism, including the recent wave of suicide bombings, and the deliberate targeting of innocent civilians with bullets and bombs as a means of resolving conflicts, and calls for an immediate end to the campaigns of terror and violence; and be it further
Resolved, That the Assembly urges the President and the United States Congress to remain steadfast in their support of the State of Israel and of all those who battle senseless acts of terrorism at this critical time; and be it further
www.jewishla.org /html/calassembly_israelsupportpr.htm   (654 words)

 California State Assembly Democratic Caucus - Online
In this week’s Democratic weekly radio address Speaker of the Assembly Fabian Nunez says 2007 will be an opportunity to move forward on the fight against global warming.
For California, this might finally be the key to us getting our fair share of federal funding.
For Assembly Democrats, our perspective is to be fiscally responsible, but also morally responsive to all the people of California — students, the elderly, children and the middle class.
democrats.assembly.ca.gov   (288 words)

 CASA Home - California State Assembly of Surgical Technologists
CA-SA was created with the goal to represent, educate and inform all members, employers, legislators, and public in general about the important role Surgical Technologists conduct in the operating room in the different hospitals, surgery centers, clinics or private practice.
On September 15, 2001, a group of dedicated Surgical Technologist practitioners were able to hold election for the first State Assembly Board of Directors and Officers to represent Surgical Technologists.
It was the creation of the California State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologists (CA-SA), the official representative body of Surgical Technologists in the State of California.
www.casast.org   (324 words)

 Helmet Law Modification for California Petition
Within the first 5 years after the mandatory helmet law was introduced, the number of motorcycle registrations in California dropped by almost 40%, from 639,388 to 391,080.
Today there are still far fewer motorcycles registered in California than there were in 1991, despite a 20% growth in the general population.
The Helmet Law Modification for California Petition to The California State Assembly, California State Senate and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was created by ABATE of California and written by Dennis Hall (splatt.the.harley.ratt@gmail.com).
www.petitiononline.com /SB969CA   (563 words)

 The Opposition, John Munn for 8th California State Assembly District
The state budget underwent a deterioration of historic proportions — from the multi-billion dollar surpluses in state tax revenues inherited by Democrats in 1998, to a 38 billion dollar deficit in 2003, with a structural deficit that is adding 8 to 10 billion dollars of red ink each year.
We witnessed the single largest mistake in the history of California state government, when both the Democrat Legislature and former Governor Davis failed to act on clear warning signs of problems in electricity markets, which resulted in rolling flouts, caused huge price increases, and brought our private energy utilities to the brink of financial ruin.
The business climate in California has deteriorated to the point where companies are leaving the state, along with their jobs, while the Legislature continues to pass bills that add to the cost of doing business here.
www.dcn.davis.ca.us /go/munn2002/opposition.html   (501 words)

 California State Assembly Republican Caucus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Assembly Republican Leader Mike Villines Announces Leadership Team And Vice-chairs
Leader named a dynamic group of Assembly Republicans to serve as members of his leadership team
Southern California Legislator chosen for strong leadership skills
republican.assembly.ca.gov   (149 words)

 California State Assembly
Established in 1850, the California State Assembly (CSA) is the 80 member Lower House of California’s bicameral legislature.
In 1987, the Assembly Fellowship was renamed the Jesse Marvin Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program to honor the former Speaker of the Assembly and California State Treasurer.
The program is run jointly by the CSA and the Center for California Studies, a public service and research institute at California State University, Sacramento.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/profiles/internshipGenInfo.asp?internshipID=194   (192 words)

 Kern MEAR Metadata Catalog - State of California Assembly Districts
This dataset is one from a series of district layers pertaining to California Assembly Districts, that are derived from the California State Assembly information.
Current California Assembly Districts based on the new district boundaries enacted into state law on September 13, 2001, and signed into law on September 26, 2001 for use with the March 2002 primary election.
Acknowledgment of the California State Assembly would be appreciated for products derived from these files.
ceres.ca.gov /calsip/catalog/BrowseRecord.epl?id=21284   (133 words)

 Welcome to California
You are invited to take part in the next California Snapshot photo contest celebrating California's rich cultural and geographic diversity.
In the first in a series of initiatives to improve access to government, California will unveil changes to the ca.gov site, including a new look-and-feel, search engine, and navigation to help you find what you are looking for more quickly.
Sponsored by the California Climate Change Center to combine information on the impacts of climate change on California and the state's policies relating to global warming.
www.ca.gov /state/portal/myca_homepage.jsp   (173 words)

 Summaries of California State Assembly Districts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This district is home to the largest Asian voting block in the state, and to the highest percentage of those who registered decline to state.
This is one of the states least Republican areas.This district is heavily dominated by fls, although Latinos are gaining population and registered voters.
This district is the states most Republican assembly District and lost a chunk of Anaheim but gained Corona in Riverside County.
swdb.berkeley.edu /info/caljournallinks/assembly_aug2003.html   (6358 words)

 Jim Grimes for California State Assembly District 65   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
California has a budget crisis that has affected housing, job growth, and transportation.
In partnering with State, Federal, Local, and private entities, we should be able to solve the shortage of housing, building of housing, and affordability of housing.
Your Candidate for the State Assembly 65th District
www.jimgrimesforassembly.com   (291 words)

 USC professor running for California State Assembly - News
Karen Bass, a USC professor at the Keck School of Medicine and longtime community activist, won the primary for the 47th California Assembly District on March 2, making her the Democratic nominee for the upcoming general election in November.
In the primary, Bass ran against other Democrats to determine who would run as the party's candidate for the 47th State Assembly District in the November elections.
In 2002, when the 47th Assembly District was redrawn, it became much more racially diverse, making a campaign such as Bass' critical for anyone who wants to be successfully elected in the new district.
www.dailytrojan.com /news/2004/04/07/News/Usc-Professor.Running.For.California.State.Assembly-653459.shtml   (509 words)

Constitution of the United States, Constitution of the State of California, 1879, as
California --1879, Constitution of the State of California 1849, Treaty with Mexico,
California Ballot Propositions Database in Hastings College of the Law library is a
library.csus.edu /guides/wangh/california.htm   (1296 words)

 Bonnie Garcia for California State Assembly > Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
We need Bonnie in the Assembly because we can trust her to help law enforcement protect you in your homes, businesses and schools.
It is truly and honor and pleasure to serve you in the California Legislature.
As I have done for the last four years, I will continue to focus on bipartisan legislation that addresses the needs of our community and ensure my offices are available to constituents needing help with State issues.
www.bonniegarcia.com   (199 words)

 Bill Maze 4 California State Assembly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Assemblyman Bill Maze expressed his support for the Governor’s November 2005 ballot measures today, labeling them a necessary step in reforming the state.
Assemblyman Maze applauded a decision by Governor Schwarzenegger to veto AB 858 by Assemblywoman Jackie Goldberg (D-Los Angeles) — a bill which would have forced schools with a "Redskins" mascot to choose a different moniker.
With the election less than a month away, Assemblyman Bill Maze's reelection drive is in top gear moving towards another term in the Assembly.
www.maze4assembly.com   (312 words)

 California State Assembly Surprises and Votes Down Agua Caliente Tribal Gaming Compact - California Progress Report
Republicans spoke in favor of the agreement, the revenue the state would receive, citing tribal sovereignty and touting the work environment and benefits paid to workers by the tribe.
Representatives of labor waited outside the railing leading to the Assembly and were heartened by the vote.
This is a courageous and principled move on the part of Democrats in the Assembly and a moment to be proud of their position.
www.californiaprogressreport.com /2006/08/california_stat_1.html   (1045 words)

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