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Assembly Speaker Rendon keeps his crown

After a weekend of lobbying, jockeying and speculating, then a flurry of parliamentary maneuvers and a six-hour closed-door caucus meeting on Tuesday, California Assembly Democrats finally came to a decision about who ought to serve as speaker. The answer: The current speaker, Anthony Rendon. The announcement came not with a bang but a whimper: At […]

State Assembly Hot Races – Voter Guide 2022

State Assembly Hot Races Get a daily digest of California news The general election for the California Assembly will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. Voters in each of the 80 districts will elect one Assemblymember to represent them. Show All Districts District 7 The district This district encompasses the suburbs surrounding Sacramento, following the […]

Posted inGimme Shelter, Housing, Multimedia, Podcasts

Gimme Shelter Podcast: We have a package (with Assemblyman Brian Maienschein)

We have a housing package! It’s such big news, we’re breaking it into two mega-pods: This week dedicated to the politics behind the package, and next week to its crucial policy details. Matt and Liam discuss the late-night drama at the Capitol (6:50), Asm. Marc Levine as YIMBY heel (9:30), the broad political forces that […]

Posted inCalMatters en Español

Multiplicando fuerzas: cómo una red de donantes está influyendo en el dinero de campañas en California

En resumen Govern For California está utilizando una red de sucursales locales para ampliar la influencia de sus donantes en las carreras legislativas. Entre los mayores beneficiarios hasta ahora se encuentra el asambleísta Robert Rivas, quien quiere convertirse en el próximo presidente de la Asamblea. Read this article in English. Revise las contribuciones de campaña […]

Robert Howell

Applicant Insurance commissioner Get a daily digest of California news Applicant Robert Howell is asking you to hire him for the role of insurance commissioner, which pays $174,843 per year. His resume: Robert Howell Business owner Professional Profile Robert Howell is the longtime president of a cybersecurity equipment manufacturer in Silicon Valley, and is running […]