Political/ Legislative

Primary Vote is Upon US! June 3rd- Remember the top 2 in each area are moved to the General Election in November- Please Vote!

Congressional District 49 Dave Peiser Congressional District 50 James Kimber Congressional District 51 Juan Vargas Congressional District 52 Scott Peters Congressional District 53 No Recommendation Senate District 36 No Endorsement Senate District 38 No Recommendation Senate District 40 Ben Hueso Assembly District 56 Eduardo Garcia Assembly District 71 No Endorsement Assembly District 75 No Endorsement Assembly District 76 No Endorsement Assembly

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Oppose The Fast Track And The TPP- Its NAFTA On Steroids!

  Oppose Fast Track and the TPP     Corporate lobbyists have been hard at work for the past three years, working with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative a massive, “free trade” deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). They are making huge decisions about jobs and workers’ rights, environmental standards, food safety, patents and intellectual property rights and so much more, and all in secret.Now they want Congress

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WHEN IT COMES TO THE TPP, WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW WILL HURT YOU

WHEN IT COMES TO THE TPP, WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW WILL HURT YOU The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a massive, secret trade deal that’s being negotiated among 12 countries on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. Participating in the talks now are representatives from the U.S., Australia, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Chile, Brunei, Singapore and Vietnam. Countries like the Philippines and South Korea also have indicated they want to

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The U.S. immigration system is broken—and U.S.-born workers as well as aspiring citizens are paying a heavy price

The U.S. immigration system is broken—and U.S.-born workers as well as aspiring citizens are paying a heavy price. America needs to create an immigration process that works for working people—not a system that benefits corporate employers at the expense of everyone else. Current U.S. immigration policy is a blueprint for employer manipulation and abuse, and both new American immigrants and American-born workers are suffering the consequences.

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SB 434- Reform Enterprise Zones

Enterprise Zones: Just the Facts Enterprise Zones are geographic areas where companies can receive a host of tax breaks. California has 40 zones across the state and each zone is designated for 15 years. The Governor proposed eliminating Enterprise Zones in his 2010-11 budget and in 2013-14 called for initial reforms to rein in the cost and halt abuses in the program. The EZ program began three decades ago to help create jobs and grow businesses

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Fix the Senate Rules

Fix the Senate Now: Senate Should Pursue Most Effectual Reforms Possible [facebook][tweet][pinterest] Washington, DC – While bi-partisan agreement on reforming Senate rules is a laudable goal, the substantial package of reforms needed to end the gridlock that has nearly paralyzed the U.S. Senate  should not be weakened simply to provide a bi-partisan imprimatur, the Fix the Senate Now coalition said Wednesday. The Coalition called on the Senate

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