| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:46 PM
With Democrats securing a supermajority in both state houses, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) may find it easier to push their agendas through to the governor’s desk, but they both said they...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Glendale Unified school board members are 0-2 in consecutive 43rd Assembly District races.
Local businessman and Republican candidate Greg Krikorian last week resumed his seat on the dais at district headquarters after conceding to Democratic incumbent...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:05 AM
A bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Sliver Lake) that would allow solo drivers to use carpool lanes during non-peak hours on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale and Burbank has been amended to possibly include other local freeways.
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:23 PM
There are no angels in politics, at least not for long.
Power corrupts, even a little power, even the illusion of a little power can corrupt. That’s why everyone who gets in the political game becomes tainted to one degree or another or they...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 2:14 PM
With the deadline for signing legislation into law upon Gov. Jerry Brown, local state lawmakers this week were able to claim early success in getting their own bills past his desk.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) had eight bills signed before the...
| Mar 11, 2012
Longtime Glendale Unified school board member Greg Krikorian is throwing his hat in the ring to run in the redrawn 43rd state Assembly District against incumbent Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), who has already raised nearly $500,000 for his reelection...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Violent sports fans may soon be banned from sporting events and a reward program could be set up to pay for information leading to their conviction under state legislation being drafted by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake).
Under the proposed bill,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Violent sports fans soon may be banned from sporting events, under state legislation introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake). Additionally, a reward program could be set up to pay for information leading to their conviction, should the...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:02 PM
News that Glendale Unified school board member Greg Krikorian is going to run for Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s 43rd Assembly District seat should come as welcome news to the citizens of Glendale (“Krikorian to run for Gatto’s seat,”...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 12:34 PM
A bill designed to protect senior citizens and others from having their bank accounts drained passed the state Assembly recently by a 69-0 vote.
The legislation, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), stipulates that funds in bank accounts...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:16 AM
Local lawmakers expressed frustrationthis week that Gov. Jerry Brown ordered $1 billion in mid-year cuts, pointing to the move as proof of the inability of Democratic and Republican legislators to work together.
Among the cuts triggered by lower-than-...