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  • New state GOP leader contributed to Greuel campaign ( LA Rat )

    03/10/2013 11:10:49 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 3, 2013
    A campaign committee controlled by the newly elected chairman of the state Republican Party donated $1,300 to Democrat Wendy Greuel’s Los Angeles mayoral bid. Jim Brulte, who was elected chairman Sunday at the party convention in Sacramento, said he made the donation before he realized Kevin James was a viable Republican candidate.
  • New push to deregulate energy: Schwarzenegger electricity plan fuels fears of another debacle

    10/11/2003 8:32:00 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 135 replies · 4,938+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/11/03 | Zachary Coile
    <p>Gov.-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger is preparing a push to deregulate the state's electricity markets -- a move embraced by business leaders and some energy analysts but criticized by many Democrats and consumer advocates as a return to the failed policies that sparked California's energy crisis.</p>
  • CA: Senate GOP to propose host of cuts

    06/27/2003 9:46:32 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 201+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 6/27/03 | Alexa H. Bluth
    <p>In hopes of breaking a budget impasse, Senate Republicans on Thursday said they will propose a flood of spending cuts in coming days and demand that Democrats debate their merits on the Senate floor.</p> <p>Word of plans to introduce dozens of budget amendments, likely on Monday, came as budget negotiations remained at a standstill and the days dwindled leading up to a new fiscal year next Tuesday.</p>
  • CA: Brulte's firm in anti-tax ideology - His tough stand plays well at home

    06/24/2003 12:26:31 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 1 replies · 198+ views
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Monday, June 23, 2003 | Mark Martin, Chronicle Sacramento Bureau
    <p>Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino County -- In this land of endless cul-de-sacs and impeccably manicured lawns, residents have a nearly unanimous message for their neighbor, state Sen. Jim Brulte, who happens to be the most powerful Republican serving in California government.</p>
  • CA: Leading with Brulte force

    06/09/2003 8:35:29 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 161+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 6/9/03 | Mark Gladstone
    <p>SACRAMENTO - He once tipped the scales at 369 pounds, but he's 100 pounds trimmer now.</p> <p>Jim Brulte, the Senate's Republican leader, thinks that it's time for California to cinch its fiscal belt just as tight.</p> <p>And what Brulte thinks matters -- a lot.</p>
  • CA: Stop the budget bluster

    06/08/2003 8:32:47 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 238+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 6/7/03 | Mercury News
    <p>THIS week a Senate-Assembly budget committee began meeting to work out the nitty-gritty of closing the state's $38 billion budget gap.</p> <p>Meanwhile, the Republican leader in the Senate dug the trenches deeper and put a bayonet to the back of any of his troops who might consider slipping across the lines to make a tax-increase deal with the Democrats.</p>
  • CA: Brulte warns he'll campaign against rebels - Republicans who support tax hikes could be targeted

    06/05/2003 10:47:04 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 197+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 6/5/03 | John Hill and Ed Fletcher
    <p>On the eve of serious negotiations to bridge the state's historic budget gap, the Republican leader of the Senate told lawmakers of his party that he would campaign against anyone who joins Democrats in voting for tax increases.</p> <p>Sen. Jim Brulte of Rancho Cucamonga said Tuesday at a meeting of Republican legislators that he would go to their districts to debate them on the issue of tax increases and raise money for their opponents.</p>
  • California Legislators Basking in Maui While the State Goes Up in Financial Flames (LOL Alert)

    12/06/2002 2:17:47 PM PST · by Saundra Duffy · 40 replies · 364+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | December 6, 2002 | Editorial
    <p>Politicians get a lot of flak, much of it deserved. But it's important to recognize, too, when they perform above the call of duty.</p> <p>We're talking, of course, about Assembly Speaker Herb Wesson, Assembly Republican Leader Dave Cox, Senate Republican Leader Jim Brulte and the dozen or so other members of the Legislature who are attending a meeting this week sponsored by the California Correctional Peace Officers Association (CCPOA).</p>