Entries Tagged as 'CA State Senator Gloria Romero'

CA Candidate for State Superintendent Gloria Romero – Will She Prevail?

June 7th, 2010 · 5 Comments

A pajarito sent me an e-mail that has been circulating among teachers in a school district in Ventura County, California about the race for California Superintendent of Public Instruction. State Senator Gloria Romero is one of the leading contenders for this job, and she has quite an impressive list of educational credentials, including a Ph.D. […]

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Tags: CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Education

The Tables Keep Turning on Esteban Nuñez, Son of Former CA Assembly Speaker

March 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments

A few weeks ago, I blogged about how former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez pulled papers to run for state treasurer in 2014. I speculated that whether we see Fabian Nuñez re-emerge in elected office will depend largely upon what happens with his son’s murder trail, which is scheduled to begin in May. Well, another […]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Crime · Fabian Núñez

California Senate Education Consultant Melinda Melendez dies

January 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

It is often the staffers and unnamed worker bees who keep the public policy wheels turning in Washington, D.C. and in the state capitols across the US. In California, I have met dozens of talented staffers who know the ins and outs of various policy areas, and often, they are much better versed on the […]

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Tags: CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Education

More on the Esteban Nuñez case — Great piece in LA Weekly worth reading

May 29th, 2009 · 24 Comments

The New Times Media regularly visits this blog, and worth noting is a piece that their LA Weekly paper published this week on the Esteban Nuñez case. The picture painted makes the California political power structure (including key Latino players) look most out of touch in having any sympathy for the slain victim, Luis Santos. […]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Corina Villaraigosa · Crime · Fabian Núñez · Maria Robles

Friday’s Roundup – What we have been reading

January 23rd, 2009 · 27 Comments

This will be a short post, but I thought that I would share some of the things that we have been reading and contemplating for future blogging. Calls for immigration reform under Obama – Looks like the Congressional Hispanic Caucus has already sent a letter to President Obama to request a meeting to discuss the issue. […]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Immigration · Rep. Hilda Solis · Sen. Ken Salazar

Dec 18 update on Latino Appointments in the Obama Administration

December 18th, 2008 · 34 Comments

Seneca penned a comprehensive update on Latino appointments in the Obama administration last night with lots of detail, but today we learned that Congresswoman Hilda Solis (D-CA) has been nominated for the Secretary of Labor post. Hilda Solis has been a strong advocate of organized labor, and upon hearing this news, Eliseo Medina, the International […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · Congressman Joe Baca · diversity · Fabian Núñez · Immigration · Labor Relations · Rep. Albio Sires · Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez · Rep. Grace Napolitano · Rep. Hilda Solis · Rep. John Salazar · Rep. Lincoln Diaz Balart · Rep. Linda Sanchez · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Rep. Luis Gutierrez · Rep. Nydia Velazquez · Rep. Raul Grijalva · Rep. Silvestre Reyes · Rep. Xavier Becerra · Sen. Ken Salazar · Sen. Mel Martinez · Sen. Robert Menendez · Seneca · Supreme Court

Read the Nuñez criminal complaint in its entirety!

December 4th, 2008 · 48 Comments has posted the criminal complaint against Esteban Nuñez and his friends. You can read it here. Facing 25 years to life for murder doesn’t sound like something that most children of parents who earn $150K per year probably envision. Today Esteban Nuñez and his three other co-defendants pleaded not guilty, and each has a […]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Crime · Fabian Núñez · Maria Robles · Mirthala Salinas

Latino Legislator of the week CA State Senate Majority Leader Gloria Romero, advocating for open government!

July 23rd, 2008 · 4 Comments

I am a little behind this week in writing the Latino legislator of the week blog post, but better late than never… this week’s featured legislator is California State Senate Majority Leader Gloria Romero. Gloria Romero represents the 24th state senate district, which covers East Los Angeles into the San Gabriel Valley, an diverse area with […]

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Tags: CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Government Accountability