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Lowenthal event shares tax info with small businesses

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Finance, News

Scores of small-business owners and operators gathered in Long Beach last Friday (July 9) to hear tax tips from Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal and Board of Equalization members Michelle Steele and Jerome Horton. The standing-room-only crowd heard from political leaders, as well as from an array of business-tax experts from the Board of Equalization, Employment Development […]

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Transportation Committee: battery technology, state’s infrastructure need improving for ZEVs

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Transportation

By Steven Piper Editorial Intern By 2018, a minimum of 16 percent of vehicles produced for sale in California must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), a bar that has been set by the State. The Gulf’s oil crisis, stressing the consequences of dependence on petroleum, has magnified the urgency of finding sustainable, alternative fuel sources. The […]

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Lowenthal given Environmental Leadership Award

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D–Long Beach) received the highest award bestowed by the California League of Conservation Voters, a non-partisan advocacy group for California’s environment, during a ceremony Tuesday near the State Capitol Building. The League, which scores legislators every year for their performance on environmental legislation, praised Lowenthal for her perfect score on such legislation […]

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Assembly Transportation Committee heads to LB for hearing on California’s electric-car revolution

June 18th, 2010 · No Comments · News

State lawmakers will meet in Long Beach today to ask experts if California is ready to accommodate a growing fleet of plug-in electric vehicles already showing up on the state’s roads. Manufacturers say they’re ready to deliver the zero-emissions vehicles mandated by the state’s landmark climate-change laws. The Chevy Volt. The Nissan Leaf. The Tesla […]

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Getting engaged

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

In an effort to promote a more open and transparent process, I invite you to take part in a live webcast of budget forums that are being held across the state over the next few weeks. It is crucial that everyone be included in the discussions about our state’s budget. You are invited to participate […]

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