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CA Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Provides Cover for Corporate Donors

July 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Speaking of AT&T, this week the big telecommunications giant was back in the news for its involvement in another Latino organization, the California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation, the nonprofit entity that was set up to promote cultural awareness amongst Latinos in California. More specifically, the California Latino Legislative Caucus’s charity has been operating for the [...]

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Tags: Gil Cedillo · Government Accountability

Amid CA Budget Crisis, Latino Pols Cruise like High Rollers

June 16th, 2009 · 39 Comments

As the state of California experiences a financial meltdown that will squeeze public education, health services, and really impact the poorest (read largely Latino) residents, it is frustrating to find articles like this one in today’s LA Times detailing the car expenses of some of California’s public servants. Even more crushing is the revelation that [...]

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Tags: Economics · Education · ethics · Fabian Núñez · Gil Cedillo · Government Accountability · Maria Robles

Mid-week updates

May 20th, 2009 · 24 Comments

As I predicted on Gustavo Arellano’s Four O’Clock Tuesdayhour on KPFK yesterday, Gil Cedillo effectively shot himself in the foot with his campaign spending and negative mailers, costing him the election to Judy Chu. Chu will face a runoff for the Congressional seat once held by now Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. So much for Congressman [...]

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Tags: Congressman Joe Baca · Gil Cedillo · Rep. Linda Sanchez · Rep. Loretta Sanchez · Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis

Update on California’s 32nd Congressional Race

April 17th, 2009 · 37 Comments

The race in California’s 32nd Congressional district, which was the seat held by now Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, has become pretty interesting. This seat will most likely remain in the Democrats’ column, and a lot of people are taking notice because it is a heavily Latino populated district. And there are two Latinos in [...]

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Tags: Gil Cedillo · Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis

Cedillo takes shopping advice from Fabian Nuñez?

April 11th, 2009 · 25 Comments

The LA Times has a detailed article about California State Senator Gil Cedillo’s campaign expenses, and let’s just say that he likes the finer things in life. His champagne tastes give former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez a run for the money and remind us all how disgusted people were with Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin’s spending [...]

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Tags: Fabian Núñez · Gil Cedillo · Sarah Palin · Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis