Breaking Barriers to Fight Poverty

Assemblymember Marie Waldron Assemblymember Marie Waldron 5 Comments

Last week I joined Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Imperial County) to advocate for $25 million to fund our “Breaking Barriers” for career tech education initiative. Last year, as a principal co-author for Assembly Bill 1111, we worked to help vulnerable populations obtain important middle skills jobs to meet the growing economy. Under AB 1111, Local Workforce Development Boards partner with community-based …

Understanding Employers and Why Republicans Matter

Diane Harkey Board of Equalization Member Diane Harkey Leave a Comment

This op-ed originally appeared in Steve Frank’s California Political News & Views Common sense dictates that people as well as employers will act in their own best interest.  This is the premise underlying market economies and why they provide more goods, services and improve the lives of all of us, much more so than a command or government manipulated market can.  …

DeMAIO ANNOUNCES BIPARTISAN JOB CREATION COALITION

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“Job Creation isn’t a Partisan Issue; it’s a San Diego Issue,” says DeMaio San Diego Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio announced today the formation of a broad coalition of Independents, Republicans and Democrats who will provide business leadership and guidance on job creation for San Diego. Quiet since the primary, an overwhelming majority of the founders of the Movement to the …

DeMaio’s jobs plan for small businesses enthuses San Diego restaurant owners

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California Restaurant Association, San Diego Chapter Endorses DeMaio San Diego Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio garnered the endorsement and enthusiastic support of one of the largest small business organizations in San Diego: the San Diego County Chapter of the California Restaurant Association which represents over 6,500 restaurants in San Diego County and employ more than 100,000 employees in the county. “As …