Wednesday, May 15 2013
The Daily Journal: Lawmakers call state budget ‘prudent’
Prudent: Wise, sensible in action and thought. Gov. Jerry Brown called his $96.4 billion spending plan for the state of California “prudent” as he unveiled it in Sacramento yesterday morning and area lawmakers who serve in the Assembly and state Senate pretty much all agreed and repeated the mantra throughout…Continue reading...
Tuesday, May 14 2013
Gordon Statement on Governor’s May Revision Budget Proposal
(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblyman Rich Gordon (Menlo Park) issued the following statement following the Governor’s presentation on the May Revision Budget Proposal: “The May Revision is one additional milestone to reveal that California has indeed turned a corner and is well on the road to economic recovery. I applaud the Governor…Continue reading...
Monday, May 13 2013
Mercury News: CA Democrats urge fiscal responsibility with revised budget
SACRAMENTO -- With cash pouring into state coffers at a much higher rate than expected, Democrats in the Legislature are no doubt tempted to reopen their spending spigot and restore social programs that have taken devastating hits in recent years. Apart from some targeted spending increases, however, lawmakers appear to…Continue reading...
Monday, May 13 2013
Gordon to Chair First Hearing of the Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy
(SACRAMENTO) – Wednesday, Assemblyman Rich Gordon (Menlo Park) will chair the first hearing of the Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy. The first of four anticipated hearings scheduled for this year, Wednesday’s hearing will provide an overview of sea level rise in California and its potential…Continue reading...
Friday, May 10 2013
KQED: Legislators try to curtail CPUC Autonomy
An attempt to use the power of the purse to exercise more control over the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is now working its way through the state Legislature. An Assembly budget subcommittee passed a proposal to “zero out” the CPUC’s budget, against the protests of the regulator’s executive director…Continue reading...
Thursday, May 09 2013
Legislators take steps to rein in California Public Utilities Commission
SACRAMENTO -- Legislators on Wednesday moved to rein in the Public Utilities Commission, taking the highly unusual step of wiping out its $1.4 billion budget to force the regulatory agency to justify how it spends its money. The PUC, which one lawmaker called a "fiefdom," would also be stripped of…Continue reading...
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