Denise Ducheny’s ‘Triple Crown Year’ may Haunt possible 2012 bid vs. Supervisor Greg Cox — She topped 40-member state Senate in Office Budget, Staff Salaries & Benefits … and Per Diem income

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Major League baseball has not had a Triple Crown winner since 1967, but latest State figures show State Senator Denise Ducheny  reached a similar  feat while Senate Budget Committee Chair.   Ducheny was  #1 in total office budget ($1,274,117), …   #1  in total Staff salaries &  benefits ($1,108,429) ….   and tied for first in the famous Per Diem payments ($38,042).   All those #1 scores …

Juan Vargas WILL battle Mary Salas in 40th state senate Democratic primary… and Yes, There Will be Blood

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…….In a battle of current and former 79th Assemby members, Juan Vargas (San Diego) will duel Assemblywoman Mary Salas (Chula Vista) for the 40th state senate nomination. Incumbent senator Denise Ducheny is term-limited, so Salas and Vargas will compete in the June 2010 Democratic primary. There had been a few rumors of such a contest, but today Alan Hoffenblum’s authoritative …