End Run, Touchdown!

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway Leave a Comment

The quarterback gives the play in the huddle. Just after the snap, the defenders push to the center and the quarterback gets plowed from the side. The reason: the line decided to go with another play. In case you’re wondering, the public is the quarterback in this end run on the tax cap increase for the Centre City Development Corp. …

Chelsea’s Law moves onward with California Governor’s support

Kimberly Dvorak Kimberly Dvorak Leave a Comment

It’s been less than two months since Chelsea King was raped and murdered by a convicted sexual predator, with the dedication of her parents Chelsea’s Law has moved forward in the usually gridlocked Sacramento legislature. The new law seeks to toughen existing sexual offenders laws by adding mandatory life prison sentences for forcible violent sex crimes against children, tightening sex …

Fletcher Endorses Anderson for Senate

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 17 Comments

Excerpted from the Anderson campaign… Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher Endorses Joel Anderson for State Senate Fletcher represents roughly 30% of voters in key battle-ground area in Senate District SAN DIEGO – Adding to Assemblyman Joel Anderson’s surge in momentum since declaring his candidacy for the seat currently held by Senator Dennis Hollingsworth, San Diego Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher (R-San Diego) announced he was endorsing Anderson …

Protecting our Children from sexual predators in California: How the bureaucracy has failed our community and our children

Christine Rubin Christine Rubin 4 Comments

The recent tragedies in San Diego County have shed new light on our parole system and the risks to our children. Citizens are demanding that the system be evaluated, fixed, and overhauled, so that the protection of our children remains the top priority and is never compromised in the policies, procedures, and safeguards put in place. The desire to shrink …

Fletcher Stops Suicide Attempt

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 2 Comments

Kudos to our own area legislator.  From the SacBee… Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher is a smooth-talking lawmaker – a talent that came in handy this week when the San Diego Republican convinced a man not to hang himself on a downtown Sacramento bike bridge. The Sacramento Police Department confirmed today that two passers-by intervened Wednesday after spotting the man with one …

HJTA: Harkey, Anderson #1 Taxpayer Advocates in Sacramento for 2009

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez Leave a Comment

The results are in from the 2009 Legislative Report Card issued by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA), one of California’s oldest and most respected taxpayer advocacy organizations, and San Diego Assemblymembers Diane Harkey and Joel Anderson were the *only* elected state representatives out of all 120 legislative members in Sacto to receive perfect “A” scores! The Report Card, which is based …