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De la Pena, Engler & Jones Elected to Thousand Oaks City Council

De la Pena, Engler & Jones Elected to Thousand Oaks City Council

By George Miller In a field of 11 candidates, incumbent Claudia Bill de la Pena (19%), Bob Engler (18.78%) and Ed Jones (16.6%) were elected to the Thousand Oaks City Council. Jones is currently City Parks Director and previously held office decades ago.l Losing out were newcomer Kevin McNamee (11.85%), incumbent Joel Price (11.23%) and Tom […]

Oxnard Special Election Results: Recall Fails, Incumbents Intact

Oxnard Special Election Results: Recall Fails, Incumbents Intact

By George Miller   Oxnard special election polls are now closed and results are almost all in. You can see them HERE With all precincts in but exceptions and provisional ballots out, the recall has failed decsively by about 3:2 for Perello, Madrigal and Ramirez and 55-45  for Mayor Flynn. Terrible vote turnout- only about […]

Gavel Down: Closing out the Week in Congress (Feb. 6-10, 2017)

Gavel Down: Closing out the Week in Congress (Feb. 6-10, 2017)

House passed bill to extend privacy protections to old emails. Senate confirmed three more nominees in historic confirmation sessions in more ways than one. House passed three more resolutions aimed at reversing executive rules. President Trump signed executive orders focused on law enforcement officers and Justice Department. Appeals court maintained freeze on travel ban executive […]

How Congress voted- upcoming votes

How Congress voted- upcoming votes

    January 30, 2017   In this MegaVote for California’s 23rd, 24th, 26th Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes Senate: GAO Access and Oversight Act Senate: Confirmation of Gen. James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense Senate: Confirmation of Gen. John Kelly to be secretary of Homeland Security Senate: Confirmation of Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo […]

Sacramento Report: The Insulated State of California

Sacramento Report: The Insulated State of California

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Clinton & Trump rout in NY primary

Clinton & Trump rout in NY primary

By George Miller Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump racked up impressive wins tonight in the NY Presidential primary election. Clinton convincingly and Trump overwhelmingly in his home state, with over 60%.   Google stats: Note : these don’t add up to 95 because some are still undetermined.                 […]

Democrats and some Republicans pass highly controversial budget bill

Democrats and some Republicans pass highly controversial budget bill

By George Miller Republican House leadership and loyalists/”moderates” teamed up with all Democrats to ram through a huge budget bill, avoid embarrassing squabbling and potential government “shutdowns” during an upcoming presidential election year. House Conservatives previously persuaded Republican Speaker John Boehner to resign rather than fight for his position and blocked House Majority Leader McCarthy from ascending to […]