Transportation Agency Releases Caltrans External Review

Transportation Agency Releases Caltrans External Review

Sacramento, CA….The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) today released the external review of Caltrans it ordered last year—which has found that over the past decades the department has not kept pace with changes in transportation policy—and called for department reforms to modernize its mission, strengthen management and performance, and match investments and resources to the […]

Weekly Address: Restoring Opportunity for All

Weekly Address: Restoring Opportunity for All

Washington, DC…In this week’s address, the President discussed the goals he laid out in the State of the Union address to expand opportunity for all so that every American can get ahead and have a shot at creating a better life for their kids. Remarks of President Barack Obama Weekly Address The White House February […]

Smith & Wesson® Addresses California Microstamping Legislation

Smith & Wesson® Addresses California Microstamping Legislation

Springfield, MA…Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that although it continually seeks ways to refine and improve its firearms so that consumers have access to the best possible products, the State of California is making that impossible when it comes to California residents. Under California’s “Unsafe Handgun Act,” any new semi-automatic pistol introduced into that […]

Secretary of State Candidate Wants to Know: Are the Koch Brothers Talking to Chuck?

Secretary of State Candidate Wants to Know: Are the Koch Brothers Talking to Chuck?

Los Angeles, CA…Derek Cressman asked Charles and David Koch today to disclose whether Charles Schwab was attending their secret political fundraising meeting in Indian Wells, California.  Schwab was among the largest donors contributing to a dark money group that illegally funnelled $14 million into California elections in 2012 with the help of the Koch brothers’ […]

New Report Shows California’s Recidivism Rate Declined Again This Year

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) released its 2013 Outcome Evaluation Report, the fourth in a series of annual reports tracking and analyzing the recidivism – or reoffending – rates of adult felons released from state prison.  The report shows that the total three-year recidivism rate for all felons released during fiscal […]

Attorney General Busts Statewide, Multi-Million Dollar Housing Scheme

Attorney General Busts Statewide, Multi-Million Dollar Housing Scheme

Fresno, CA…Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the arrest of five individuals who allegedly ran a statewide housing scheme by using adverse possession laws to fraudulently seize at least 23 homes in nine counties. “It is reprehensible that these individuals lied to the courts in order to steal homes and in some cases to […]

Governor Brown Delivers 2014 State of the State Address

Governor Brown Delivers 2014 State of the State Address

Sacramento, CA…”I am here today to report on the state of our state, choosing to ignore those who say that Article 5 of our Constitution, which requires the governor to report to the Legislature, is outdated; that you can’t report on the condition of our state from Sacramento because California is too spread out and […]

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