Assembly

Hoodies signal regime change

The recent display of Assembly members wearing “hoodies” was outrageous. These were not high school or college students but elected officials sworn to uphold the law. They iden ...

Gaines should have stayed put

Re: Article: “(Ted) Gaines must move if he wants to keep seat,” (Journal, Aug. 22). What if Gaines had been content to keep the Assembly seat instead of running for the Senate ...

Gaines will vote with husband

A reminder to Placer County voters that a vote for Ms. (Beth) Gaines is akin to giving something to Mr. Ted Gaines no other California legislator has, two votes — one in the Asse ...

Beth Gaines presumptuous

Wow, how presumptuous of Beth Gaines. I just got finished reading an article which said that Beth Gaines is “already contemplating bill packages and committee assignments.” Has ...

State needs tax extension

The Legislature and governor need to reach an agreement and act soon on the governor’s January budget proposal to put an extension of the temporary revenues on the June ballot. ...

Hard to support the candidates

After reviewing the two major candidates for Assembly, I find myself very frustrated. I can’t support John Allard for Assembly for at least three reasons. 1) He has signed a no- ...

What of less government, lower taxes?

Do I have the candidates reversed in last Tuesday’s election? My understanding is that if (Former Assemblyman Ted) Gaines were elected (to the California Senate), that an additi ...

Ruffalo: Ted Gaines is going places, maybe Mrs. Gaines, too

Well, I suppose congratulations are in order for Ted Gaines, our state senator from the sprawling District 1. The Roseville Republican not only wiped out opposing Democrat Ken Coo ...

Health care cures too costly

The Senate passed and sent AB 810 to the Assembly. It’s a single-payer health care coverage bill for California residents. Either our Senators are immune to our wants or they ju ...