Archive for the ‘CA Politics’ Category

An email from Becky Kolberg, Chairman, Contra Costa Republican Party to supporters:

Dear Contra Costa Republicans,

The Founders of this great nation must be turning in their graves at the blow to our freedom that rested in the hands of just one individual. By upholding President Obama’s healthcare legislation, the Supreme Court has given the green light to a Federal Government takeover of our entire healthcare system. The future of liberty hangs by a thread, making November’s election more critical than ever. (more…)

In an email to supporters today, Elizabeth Emken highlights poll numbers indicating that she is within striking distance of Dianne Feinstein. Here’s the text of the email below: (more…)

From the California Republican Party:

A new video released today by the California Republican Party shows that the Democrat leadership inside the State Capitol cares little about California’s unemployed. While internationally acclaimed self-help author and motivational speaker Tony Robbins believes in the need to help the unemployed and ensure they are being trained for the jobs of tomorrow, California State Assembly Speaker John Perez offers a distinctively contrasting viewpoint, offering no help to train and equip those who need jobs in the near future: “It is inefficient and, quite frankly, foolish, to invest in training for jobs that don’t exist.”

Watch the video here–>>

Dan Borenstein, a columnist for the Contra Costa Times, said pensions for California’s public employees may be a form of “theft.” Speaking, on Thursday, June 21, to a large audience at the Orinda Public Library’s auditorium, Borenstein said that the pensions of public employees are leaving a large debt to future generations.


Statement from the State Senate Republican Caucus:

Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) says the defeat of Proposition 29 portends nothing but trouble ahead for the budget plan finalized just yesterday by Governor Jerry Brown and the legislature’s Democrat leaders. The budget plan relies on the unreliable assumption that voters will pass the Governor’s sales and income tax increase plan in November.  (more…)

Statement from the Senate Republican Caucus:

Senate Democrats today denied Republican lawmakers’ efforts today to debate and vote on Governor Jerry Brown’s 12-point pension reform plan.  The legislation was taken word-for-word from the governor’s own pension reform proposal, as he made public last February. (more…)

Elizabeth Emken makes her case for why she can unseat Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Fox Business News.  Watch the video: Are Californian’s Looking for New Political Leaders?