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  • Local lawmakers stake out positions on Gov. Brown's budget cuts

    Local lawmakers stake out positions on Gov. Brown's budget cuts
    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-...
  • Armenian Genocide law goes back to court

    A federal appeals court will rehear a challenge to a California law that has resulted in lawsuits against insurance companies on behalf of victims of the Armenian Genocide. The state law, passed in 2000, extends the statute of limitations for life...
  • Gatto is Democrats' choice to replace Portantino

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has secured the endorsement of local Democratic Party delegates for the redrawn 43rd Assembly District. The district has been morphed to include La Cañada Flintridge, currently the home base for Assemblyman Anthony...
  • Schiff, Sherman back gay marriage

    Schiff, Sherman back gay marriage
    A landmark appellate court decision Tuesday overturning Proposition 8 prompted a range of reactions from local political officials. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, whose district includes Burbank, Glendale and La Crescenta, blasted the 2-...
  • Kudos for Liu and Gatto

    It’s not often these days that someone commends the Legislature for doing the right thing, but I’d like to give credit where it’s due. Like many Californians, I’ve been increasingly turned off by our Legislature’s partisan...
  • Gatto raises more than $480,000 for new Assembly seat

    Though running unopposed in an Assembly district redrawn last year to connect La Cañada Flintridge with Glendale and Burbank, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has raised more than $480,000, records show, much of it from Fortune 500 companies, unions...
  • Legislation would reduce fees for college students

    Legislation would reduce fees for college students
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) recently joined forces with Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (D-Los Angeles) to close a tax loophole that benefits large out-of-state companies and to use the billions of dollars collected to reduce fees for...
  • Traffic stop? There's an app for that.

    The next time you get pulled over by the police, you may soon be able to just flash your smart phone at the officer to show necessary information. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has introduced AB 1708 to give California drivers the option of...
  • Bill would extend film tax credit

    A bill was introduced in the state Assembly Thursday to extend by five more years the film and television tax credit program, which proponents say has created more than 20,000 jobs and generated more than $200 million in tax revenues. The bill, AB 2026,...
  • Court rules against Armenian genocide survivor suits

    Politicians and members of the local community Friday expressed disappointment with a federal appellate court ruling this week that survivors of Armenian genocide victims cannot sue German insurance companies for not paying claims on policies purchased by...
  • Gatto, Liu, Schiff handily hold on to their seats

    Local Democratic incumbents for state offices and the U.S. House easily cleared challenges from their Republican opponents Tuesday. Even in the hotly contested race for the 43rd Assembly District, incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) never...
  • Liu and Gatto look to supermajority

    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...