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Sen. Ted W. Lieu Named Among 12 Lawmakers Nationwide Worth Watching

ted lieu california senate Sen. Ted Lieu For the second consecutive year, Sen. Ted W. Lieu of Torrance was named by a national government-policy publication as one of the nation’s top ‘legislators to watch.’ “At a time when politicians are about as popular as a sewage treatment plant being built next to your house, it may seem like poor taste to assemble a list of state legislators who are rising stars,” the editors of Governing Magazine wrote in their January 2012 issue, where Lieu was one of 12 state lawmakers, equally divided between Democrats and Republicans, identified out of thousands nationwide.

Councilmember Garcia to Host Second Annual State of the First District and “Go Long Beach Awards” Tuesday

Vice Mayor Dr. Robert Garcia Councilmember Dr. Robert Garcia First District City Councilmember Dr. Robert Garcia presents the Second Annual State of the First District and “Go Long Beach Awards” this Tuesday, October 25, at 6pm at the Jenny Oropeza Community Center, 401 Golden Avenue.

Garcia to Host Cycling Plan Community Meeting May 2nd

moving long beach community meetings Councilmember will highlight City’s progress and plans, report on his trip to cycling conference in Spain Councilmember Robert Garcia, along with City mobility staff, will host a Cycling Plan Community Meeting this coming Monday, May 2, at 6pm in the Jenny Oropeza Community Center at Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Avenue in Long Beach.

Jenny Oropeza Community Center to be Dedicated at Cesar Chavez Day Celebration

jenny-oropeza Late Sen. Jenny Oropeza Councilmember Robert Garcia, along with community organizations Centro Cha and Centro Shalom, will host the Tenth Annual Cesar Chavez Day Celebration at Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Avenue, Thursday March 31 from 3pm to 7pm.

Council Unanimously Supports Naming Community Center for Senator Jenny Oropeza

jenny-oropeza Sen. Jenny Oropeza Garcia’s proposal now goes to Housing & Neighborhoods Committee, Parks Commission for approval The Long Beach City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the first step in naming the Community Center at Cesar Chavez Park after the late State Senator Jenny Oropeza.

Councilmember Garcia Remembers State Senator Jenny Oropeza

jenny-oropeza Sen. Jenny Oropeza Dear Friend: As you have probably heard, Long Beach’s State Senator Jenny Oropeza passed away last night. Jenny was a friend, a neighbor, and a mentor. Not only was she a tremendous advocate for our city, she was a trailblazer for women, students and Latinos.

Elections bill to help domestic violence victims signed by governor

jenny-oropeza Sen. Jenny Oropeza A public-safety bill to help protect domestic violence victims was signed into law on Monday, September 27, 2010 by Gov. Schwarzenegger. Authored by Sen. Jenny Oropeza, D-Long Beach, Senate Bill 1233 received broad bipartisan support and will make permanent a proven program to protect victims of domestic violence from having to reveal their address for various official tasks, such as voting or enrolling their child in school.

Environmental bills move forward in California legislature

environmental legislation california Two pro-environmental bills–one to streamline disposal of e-waste by state bureaucracies, the other to create thousands of jobs for inner-city kids – passed a key policy review yesterday by the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.

Bill to restore mammograms for low-income Californians passes first review

sb836 california mammogram bill A plan to restore access to free breast cancer screening and diagnostic services for low-income women passed its first policy review this week with a bipartisan vote by the Senate Health Committee. SB 836 is an urgency measure introduced earlier this year by California Sen.

Senate Democrats propose 27 bills to stimulate job growth in California

agenda-2010 Sen. Jenny Oropeza has introduced a bill in the California legislature that, if approved, could quickly create hundreds of jobs for youth to clean beaches, highways, parks and restore areas hit by fires. Senate Bill X8 30 proposes the appropriation of $20 million from Proposition 84 for immediate job creation for local community conservation corps in urban inner-city areas.

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