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Richardson’s bill seeks to protect Congress members, constituents from potential violence at scheduled events

January 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Politics

US Rep. Laura Richardson (D–37th District) introduced legislation Tuesday to protect members of Congress and their constituents from potentially violent situations at scheduled events where an elected representative is engaging in official acts, representational duties, or campaign activity. 

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At his State of the City address, LB Mayor Bob Foster calls for pension reform

January 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Politics

By CJ Dablo Staff Writer At his State of the City address, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster announced a direction for the upcoming year that included a call to change the Public Employees Retirement System.

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Local Democrats reelected; three of four measures pass

November 5th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer While voters in most parts of the United States rejected many Democrats in office, politicians in that party fared much better in California in the November 2 election, and three local Democrat incumbents were reelected.

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Martha Flores-Gibson cites economic crisis as her reason for seeking State Assembly’s 54th District representation

October 29th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Republican Martha Flores-Gibson hopes to replace incumbent Bonnie Lowenthal as representative for California’s 54th Assembly District. Flores-Gibson said the state’s ongoing economic crisis is what motivated her to enter the political arena.

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Bonnie Lowenthal says her track record qualifies her to continue serving 54th Assembly District

October 29th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Incumbent Democrat Bonnie Lowenthal is running for reelection as the California Assembly 54th District representative. “Our state is in a crisis,” she said. “I believe I have delivered for my district, and I want to continue along the same path to address the needs and the economy and to move […]

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