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Category: Politics

Ethnic Voters Encouraged to Vote in Nov. Elections

“The fact is, the state of California has an increasingly growing ethnic voter population. Soon, the majority of the state will be ethnic voters,” says Mark DiCamillo, director of The Field Poll.
categories MediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Faith Leaders Unite to Support Prop. 47

A California proposition that would reclassify certain felonies as misdemeanors is drawing support from a diverse array of faith leaders.
categories PoliticsReligion/Spirituality

Being a Representative, Not a Politician: A Conversation with U.S. Congressional Candidate Jack Orswell

ELECTION 2014: Orswell — running to rep Alhambra and parts of the SGV in Congress — talked biking, historic preservation, and the San Gabriel Mountains.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

Assemblyman Chau Discusses 2014 Legislation

Chau discussed on Oct. 7 legislation he authored in the California State Assembly, including bills on groundwater cleanup, affordable housing for the mentally ill, and additional bike racks on buses.
category Politics

De León Takes Leadership of Senate

He becomes first Latino to hold post in more than a century.
category Politics

Supervisor Molina Pushes Back at Critics of Vote on 287(g)

The first Latina ever elected to Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors bristles at accusations that her vote to support an agreement with county and federal immigration officers makes her a traitor in the eyes of some immigrant right activists.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Why Candidates Shouldn’t Ignore Asian American Voters

Asians and Pacific Islanders are a fast-growing population and as a voting bloc, their numbers have nearly doubled since 2000, but political candidates continue to ignore them.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

President Obama Visits Southern CA to Campaign, Designate National Monument

President Barack Obama arrived on Thursday, Oct. 9 for a brief two-day visit with a packed agenda, including a Democratic fundraiser at actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s house, a Cross Campus fundraiser in Santa Monica, and the designation of a national monument.
category Politics

Notes from ChicanAztlan: Minimum Wage

The wealth of this great nation begins with the sweat from blue collar and service sector jobs. It should be rewarded.
categories BusinessEconomyPolitics

Majority of California Voters Support Health Care for the Undocumented

A majority of California voters support the expanding health coverage to include undocumented immigrants, according to a new poll.
categories HealthImmigrationPolitics
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