There were nine candidates on stage and a large engaged audience at the California Assembly District 15 Candidates Forum hosted by the Albany Democratic Club at Albany High on January 29. Although the candidates competed to drop names and out-progressive each other, they appeared for the most part to agree closely on the issues. Even … Continue reading Crowded Slate Vies for State Assembly District 15 Seat
There’s a crowded race to fill Tony Thurmond's California State Assembly District 15 seat, which he's leaving to run for state superintendent of public instruction in 2018. Hear the candidates who've already announced, at the Assembly District 15 Candidate Forum, Saturday, November 4, 2017, from 11 AM to 2 PM, Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Dr., San … Continue reading Assembly District 15 Candidate Forum
Voting is the bedrock of our democracy: if it can be broken, every other right we rely on can be taken away. Many IEB’ers are doing critical work registering voters and canvassing in swing districts. To make sure those hard-won votes are counted, we must improve the security of our elections. Expert Jim Soper explains … Continue reading Help Preserve All Votes
The California Legislature has passed SB 345, new legislation that would require California state and local law enforcement agencies to put most of their policies and procedures online. The bill is now before Governor Brown, who is a supporter of high tech but has close connections with law enforcement. So far, disappointingly, he seems to be balking at … Continue reading SB 345 Goes to Reluctant Governor: Would Require Police to Post Procedures Manuals Online
We have an opportunity to work with a legislator who is not used to working with the grassroots but is open to our input, our help, and our support for pushing the environmental needle left. So let’s keep showing up!
California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon shelved the state single payer health care bill after it passed the Senate.