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A collection of news and information related to Republican Party published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
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  • Political Landscape: Gatto garners post and speaker positions

    Gatto garners post and speaker positions On Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker John Perez (D - Los Angeles) named Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) assistant speaker pro tempore, while tapping the freshman lawmaker for several influential...
  • Sickening display of benefits for the rich

    I am sure that I have this straight — the Republicans in Congress held the extension of unemployment benefits hostage until President Obama agreed to a two-year extension of the infamous deficit-blossoming Bush tax cuts. In other words, in order to...
  • Think Again: Political irresponsibility

    Think Again: Political irresponsibility
    The California Legislature ended its session a couple of weeks ago with a lot of unfinished business, most importantly without passing a budget, which is in violation of the state's Constitution. This is irresponsible of both Democrats and Republicans,...
  • Education Matters: Open your ears to the opposition

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • I'm Just Sayin': Why not let the people decide?

    On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown took a new direction in his budget fight. He released a video on YouTube asking us, the voters of California, to let him and our legislators know if we want the opportunity to vote on taxes in a special election. The vote in...
  • Reps talk of aiding Mideast

    While the role of the United States in Libya is dominating the news, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) are also keeping an eye on foreign policy elsewhere. Sherman has zeroed in on what he perceives as significant holes in...
  • GCC drops six-week winter session ahead of budget cuts

    GCC drops six-week winter session ahead of budget cuts
    Glendale Community College officials have decided to eliminate the school’s 2012 winter intersession as they struggle to cope with state funding reductions of up to $10.7 million, a blow that could prompt administrators also to cut this year’s...
  • Political landscape

    State lawmakers have placed more than 700 bills before Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign, reject or let pass into law unsigned by Sept. 30, and 28 of them come from lawmakers representing Glendale and Burbank. The most prolific local lawmaker is...
  • Mailbag: City needs to invest in safer driving

    The female pedestrian who was hit by a car on Brand Boulevard last week is a friend of mine. Her injuries were very serious and included a fractured pelvis and a broken elbow. I doubt that the driver's insurance company will accept "I didn't see her" as a...
  • Gingrich speaks out for Colbert

    The Republican challenger to incumbent Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) got a national boost Saturday when former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich hosted a fundraiser in Simi Valley. John Colbert, the Republican challenger and a former law enforcement...
  • Political Landscape: Decision keeps energy bills from increasing

    Glendale and Burbank taxpayers quietly dodged what might have been millions of dollars in increased energy bills as a decision on clean energy policy by the California Air Resources Board favored their local utilities. On Dec. 16, the board issued...
  • Think Again: Congress comes up lame in last session

    Think Again: Congress comes up lame in last session
    The 111th Congress held its lame-duck session until Christmas to wrap up unfinished business before Democrats ceded control of the House of Representatives to the Republicans. But the business it failed to address is a most fundamental one. Up until the...