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  California State Senate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
California State Senate Chamber in the State Capitol
The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature.
Prior to 1968, state senate districts were restricted such that one county could only hold at most one seat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/California_State_Senate   (344 words)

 California State Legislature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The California State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of California.
The State Legislature meets in the California State Capitol in Sacramento.
The California State Legislature currently has a Democratic majority, with the Senate consisting of 25 Democrats and 15 Republicans; and the Assembly having 48 Democrats and 32 Republicans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/California_State_Legislature   (0 words)

 Charles Black, Libertarian Candidate, for California State Senate District 23
Government controlled schools means that the fate of children is decided by the government and whoever influences it either through lobbying such as unions or special interest groups who wish to perpetuate their power through the system.
Gray Davis has already admitted in the state of the state message that the schools in California are at best mediocre.
It is not the function of the state to interfere in economic and personal actions as long as those actions do not involve force, violence or fraud to other people.
members.aol.com /BlackSenate23/index.html   (0 words)

 California State Senate Supports Immigrant Walkout On Monday
California's top education official appeared with school officials in several cities Thursday to urge students to stay in school on Monday.
State Superintendent for Public Instruction Jack O'Connell encouraged students interested in the immigration issue to voice their opinions by participating in protest activities but only after attending their classes.
While educators theorized that the stress children of immigrants are under while the immigration debate roils may have played a role in the violence, students said that racial tensions predated recent developments.
www.infowars.com /articles/immigration/may_day_cal_state_senate_supports_immigrant_walkout.htm   (0 words)

 California State Senate Republican Caucus
The Senate Republican Caucus serves a variety of functions, operating both as a research office and as a Members' Services office.
In the last two years, we have published reports on the California business climate and analyses of ballot propositions from the last general and primary elections.
The Senate Republican Caucus is pledged to keeping Republican Members appraised of news and information on issues that affect their constituents, the state and Californians in general.
republican.senate.ca.gov   (0 words)

 California State Senate Joint Resolution
Resolved by the Senate and Assembly of the State of California, jointly, That the Legislature of the State of California hereby designates April 24, 2001, as "California Day of Remembrance for the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923;" and be it further
Resolved, That the State of California respectfully memorializes the Congress of the United States to likewise act to commemorate the Armenian Genocide; and be it further
Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit copies of this resolution to the President of the United States, Members of the United States Congress, the Governor, and Armenian churches and commemorative organizations in California.
www.armenian-genocide.org /Affirmation.230/current_c...4/affirmation_detail.html   (0 words)

 Wired News: Mouse's Tail of Stem Cell Success
A video clip of a mouse -- apparently recovered from a spinal cord injury -- was shown at a California State Senate hearing and spoke well of the viability of stem cell research.
The research involving the mouse was conducted by Dr. Hans Keirstead, a professor at the University of California at Irvine College of Medicine and a neurobiologist at the Reeve-Irvine Research Center.
California State Senator Deborah Ortiz, chair of the California Senate Committee on Health and Services, held the hearing to address a bill she has written (SB 1272), which would ensure that research in California involving human embryonic stem cells can proceed with few restrictions.
www.wired.com /news/medtech/0,1286,50951,00.html   (0 words)

 Migra Matters: California State Senate backs immigration boycott
On Thursday the California State Senate approved a resolution recognizing the nation wide immigration reform protests scheduled for Monday, May 1st.
The state Senate on Thursday spoke out in favor of a boycott of schools and jobs planned by immigration activists for Monday.
Senators approved a resolution officially recognizing the nationwide protest, which will include rallies in cities throughout California and the United States.
migramatters.blogspot.com /2006/04/california-state-senate-backs.html   (0 words)

 Senator Jim Battin - California State Senate - 37th Senate District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Senator Chuck Poochigian (R-Fresno) moderated the law enforcement panel at the summit, and his “Identity Theft Traffickers Act” was a key legislative recommendation stemming from the event.
This bill would specifically provide that a parent who violates identity theft provisions with respect to the personal identification information of his or her child is guilty of a crime punishable by imprisonment in a county jail, or state prison.
This bill would provide that a second or subsequent identification violation is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for 2, 3, or 4 years.
www.senatorjimbattin.com /idtheft.asp   (0 words)

 Dale F. Ogden for California State Senate
I live in San Pedro and am running for California State Senate because I want to dramatically reduce the size and scope of state government (and the federal government, too).
I want California to return to a part-time citizen legislature, abolish the state income tax, and cut spending so that no new taxes are needed.
When there was a recession in the early 1990's, state income taxes and sales taxes were increased and our homes were encumbered with billions of dollars of bond debt.
www.usactuary.com /ogden04   (0 words)

 California State Senate Republican Caucus
Senator Haynes introduced this measure in coordination with the Ronald Reagan Legacy Project, which is a movement whose mission is to honor the legacy of our 40th president.
Senator Haynes is a member of the Reagan Legacy Project’s State Advisory Committee.
Senator Haynes stated, “California is the state where Ronald Reagan began his brilliant political career and it is especially appropriate that the California Senate designate his birthday as Ronald Reagan Day.
republican.sen.ca.gov /news/36/pressrelease1745.asp   (0 words)

 California State Senate Republican Caucus
The Senator requested the formation of the Senate Select Committee on CALFED and has served as chairman since the committee’s inception.
A state senator since 1993, Johannessen has worked tirelessly for the constituents of his district and all Californians.
Senator Johannessen is anxious to begin the work planned for this committee.
republican.sen.ca.gov /news/4/pressrelease1277.asp   (0 words)

 California State Senate
Existing law alsoprovides that any claim of this type shall not be dismissed forfailure to comply with the applicable statute of limitation if theaction is commenced on or before December 31, 2010.
California has anoverwhelming public policy interest in ensuring that its residentsand citizens who are claiming entitlement to benefits under policiesissued to Armenian Genocide victims are treated reasonably andfairly and that those legal obligations are honored.
It is the finding ofthe Legislature that enforcement of forum selection provisions inthose policies would work an undue, unreasonable, and unjust hardshipon Armenian Genocide victims and their heirs who are residents ofCalifornia and that those provisions are against public policy andare hereby made unenforceable with respect to the policies as towhich this act applies.
www.armenian-genocide.org /Affirmation.77/current_category.24/affirmation_detail.html   (0 words)

 Prescription Drug Safety Bill Stalls in California State Senate - California Progress Report
The legislation, SB 1683 by Senator Jack Scott (Altadena), would have required pharmaceutical companies to disclose the results of all their health studies, good and bad.
Despite minimal state costs included in the legislation and later amendments clarifying that the bill wouldn’t impose any state costs at all, the measure sat stalled.
California Progress Report is the water cooler around which progressive Californians gather daily for news, politics, policy, and progressive action.
www.californiaprogressreport.com /2006/06/prescription_dr.html   (0 words)

 Tom Atlee testimony before the California State Senate
When I was first asked to testify about community preparedness before the California Senate, I was not sure I was the best person for that role, nor was I optimistic about how the Senators would respond.
However, if anyone in-state can speak authoritatively to this, it would be William Ulrich (out of state, there are more, possibly better witnesses).
I'm not sure that the Senate is ripe for (c), (d) and (e), which implicitly upset the apple cart.
www.co-intelligence.org /y2k_CALsenatetestimony.html   (0 words)

 California State Senate To Vote On Landmark Clean Air Legislation Next Week | Breathe California of Los Angeles County
Support from the Senate Appropriations committee allows the Children’s Breathing Rights Act to move forward to the floor, where it will be voted upon by the Senate next week.
BREATHE California of Los Angeles County, the region's leader on lung health and clean air initiatives, is the chief advocate for the legislation.
The Institute for Economics and Environmental Studies at California State University, Fullerton recently issued a study that said smog in the San Joaquin Valley is responsible for $3.2 billion in health costs annually and that those costs can be saved by compliance with federal and state ozone and particulate standards.
www.breathela.org /node/112   (0 words)

 U.S. Senate
Senator Joseph R. McCarthy (R-WI) began his rise to national prominence with a speech at Wheeling, West Virginia, in which he charged that Communists had infiltrated federal government agencies.
Senator John Fairfield (ME) reported that this innovation provided "light enough to write by and read the finest print in any part of the chamber."
A handsomely illustrated new publication, The United States Catalogue of Graphic Art, offers a variety of perspectives on the Senate of the 19th and 20th centuries and provides insight into a time quite different than the media-saturated world of today.
www.senate.gov   (0 words)

 California State Senate supports foreign citizens marching in our streets
In a shocking - but not surprising - move, the California State Senate has endorsed the May 1 illegal immigration boycott and march: SCR113.
WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of California recognizes that The
Resolved by the Senate of the State of California, the Assembly
lonewacko.com /blog/archives/004987.html   (0 words)

 The Political Graveyard: California: State Senate
Members of the California State Senate: Events and Candidates of the 1860's (may be incomplete!)
Members of the California State Senate: Events and Candidates of the 1890's (may be incomplete!)
The coverage of the site includes certain federal officials, state officeholders and candidates in all 50 states, state and national political party officials, federal and state judges, and mayors (including candidates at election for mayor) of qualifying cities.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/CA/ofc/stsen.html   (0 words)

 Drug Policy Alliance: Medical Marijuana Bill Passes California State Senate
On Monday, June 2, Senate Bill 420, introduced by John Vasconcellos (D-San Jose), passed the State Senate by a bipartisan 23-11 vote.
Senate Bill 420 also mandates the state Health and Human Services agency to develop guidelines for the safe cultivation and distribution of medical marijuana.
Senate Bill 420 is the product of a task force convened by Senator Vasconcellos and Attorney General Bill Lockyer, which brought law enforcement, patients, and advocates to the table to create a workable compromise.
www.drugpolicy.org /news/06_04_03sb420.cfm   (0 words)

 CalTrade Report - California State Senate Passes Anti-Outsourcing Legislation
SACRAMENTO - 08/25/04 - The California State Senate has passed a controversial bill aimed at keeping California companies from "outsourcing" jobs, despite the fact that an unreleased report commissioned by the leadership of the State Assembly said that such legislation, if approved, would cost the state more jobs than it saved.
Several other anti- "outsourcing" or "off-shoring" measures are currently working their way through the legislature including one that would prohibit the state Office of Homeland Security from having any of its work done abroad, while another would require all companies doing business in California to report how many employees worked out of the country.
The report was commissioned in April from the Public Policy Institute of California, a San Francisco-based nonpartisan group, and sides largely with arguments against the legislation put forward by the minority Republican members of both the Assembly and Senate.
www.caltradereport.com /eWebPages/front-page-1093460616.html   (0 words)

 CaSIL Metadata Catalog - Senate District Regions 2001
The California State Senate data was downloaded from California State Senate data.
The California State Congressional data was downloaded from California State Congressional data.
The California State Assembly data was downloaded from California State Assembly data.
ceres.ca.gov /calsip/catalog/BrowseRecord.epl?id=5568   (0 words)

 Welcome to the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
The selection of one of two faculty is made from a list of recommendations forwarded from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges.
The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is again proud to assist the Student Senate for California Community Colleges in planning their General Assembly.
At their September 11 meeting in Sacramento, the Board of Governors unanimously voted to approve the Title 5 regulation changes recommended by the Academic Senate to increase the minimum English and mathematics competencies required for an associate degree.
www.academicsenate.cc.ca.us   (0 words)

 U.S. Senate: Senators Home
This list of Senators' suite and phone numbers in pdf format is updated every couple of weeks at the beginning of a new Congress.
This chart shows the relationships among Senate leaders and officers who manage the flow of legislative and administrative business in the Senate.
Perhaps he or she is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, or a Senator in your State Legislature.
www.senate.gov /general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm?State=CA   (0 words)

 Summaries of California's 1990 State Senate Districts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 1st District occupies the rural northeastern corner of the state, including the Mother Lode counties.
This is the Senate district involved in a 1996 GOP swap between two termed-out legislators: Senator Bill Leonard ran for the Assembly and Assemblyman Jim Brulte ran for this Senate district.
The area was represented in the Senate by members of both parties during the 1980s, and has been held by a Democrat-turned-independent since 1990.
swdb.berkeley.edu /info/caljournallinks/senate.html   (0 words)

 California Senate Majority Caucus -- Welcome to the California Senate Democratic Caucus Web site
The 2007-2008 session of the California Sate Senate began today with the swearing in of 10 new Senate Democrats elected in the November election.
On this site, there is information about legislation signed into law that I authored, and about other topics that may interest you, including a variety of state, federal, and community organizations; pending state laws; news articles; press releases from my office and upcoming events.
One of its primary functions is to provide communication between you and your senator.
democrats.sen.ca.gov   (0 words)

 State Senate for California State Government
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
Copyright © League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes candidates for public office or political parties.
www.smartvoter.org /2006/11/07/ca/state/state_senate.html   (0 words)

 California State and Local Government - Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room (Serial and Government ...
California State and Local Government - Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room (Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress)
Features a schedule of legislative activities, full hypertext searching of bills, laws, and the state constitution.
Digital Map Database: TIGER/Line Files for all of California's Counties (via California State University)
www.loc.gov /rr/news/stategov/ca-gov.html   (0 words)

 Neal Donner, Libertarian Candidate for California State Senate
Neal Donner, Libertarian Candidate for California State Senate
Education -- Government is the worst institution to educate your children.
Candidate for California State Senate, 1998 (3.5 % of vote)
www.marvista.com /Donner   (0 words)

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