On June 19, 2009, in Walnut Creek, the Lamorinda, Rossmoor, Diablo Valley, and San Ramon Valley Democratic Clubs hosted a forum featuring six candidates who have announced their intention to seek California’s 10th Congressional District seat should current Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher be confirmed by the United States Senate as Under Secretary of State for Arms [...]

Senator Loni Hancock SCA 5

June 13, 2009 | Comments Off

State Budget – Simple Majority Budget Senator Hancock is introducing a bill to change the General Fund appropriations in the Budget Bill from the 2/3 vote requirement to a simple majority. Read the actual bill here. Read the down loadable fact sheet sca-5-fact-sheet-april-17.pdf Share|


June 9, 2009 | Comments Off

THE MAY 19TH BALLOT PROPOSITIONS At the May 19th meeting of the Lamorinda Democratic Club, Assembly Member Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) discussed the six propositions on the May 19th ballot, and how their failure would negatively impact the state budget. Assembly Member Skinner encouraged Democrats to vote “yes,? on all of the propositions to prevent deep [...]

Assemblymember Nancy Skinner

June 9, 2009 | Comments Off

Assemblymember Nancy Skinner To Discuss Key California Issues at May MeetingAssemblymember Nancy Skinner will join the Lamorinda Democratic Club this month to update us on her first six months in Sacramento and to have a dialogue with our members about what issues she expects to be most important in the aftermath of the May 19 [...]