Changing the culture in Sacramento

Last month 140 legislators, staffers, consultants and lobbyists signed a letter declaring that there is a “pervasive culture of sexual harassment” in Sacramento. Signatories include six current legislators, a Board of Equalization member and both Republicans and Democrats. Allegations have been made against current and past legislators. Unfortunately, given the power and influence of some […]

Council members represent Hemet in Sacramento

HEMET – In January, Mayor Linda Krupa and Councilmember Bonnie Wright were reappointed to their League of California Cities’ Policy Committees in Sacramento. Mayor Krupa serves on the Transportation, Communication & Public Works Committee & the Community Services Committee, while Councilmember Wright serves on the Environmental Quality Committee. Both are integral parts to the League’s […]

Supporting California students

Marie Waldron Special to Valley News Education is one of my top priorities in Sacramento. As the mother of a high school student, I am keenly interested in improving California’s schools and test scores. In response, I joined my Assembly colleagues to support a legislative package designed to reform California’s declining education system. The package […]

The tax fight continues

Marie Waldron Special to Valley News As your Assemblymember, I have been working hard in Sacramento to fight taxes, fees and overreaching government regulations. During my 14-year tenure on the Escondido City Council, I never supported a tax increase and I am continuing that fight in the State Legislature. That is why I have earned […]