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County To Deny COC Request To Change Elections

Los Angeles County officials are planning to deny a request by College of the Canyons to consolidate elections and use cumulative voting next November, officials said.

Los Angeles County officials are planning to deny a request by College of the Canyons to consolidate elections and use cumulative voting next November, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. A decision is expected to be made Tuesday, when the board will formally take up the item and vote. The move ...

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Assembly Bill For Covered California Dies In Committee

A bill seeking to improve the transparency of local government from Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, made the first step on the way to becoming law, officials said.

Ed. Note: The following is a news release from the office of Assemblyman Scott Wilk.  Assembly Bill 1109 presented by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, in the Assembly Rules Committee was voted down Thursday morning. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. This bill would have required all California State Legislators elected on or ...

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Runner Votes In Favor Of Personal Belief Vaccine Exemption

Senator Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster voted Wednesday against SB 277 (Pan) during a vote-only hearing in the Senate Education Committee.

Senator Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster voted Wednesday against Senate Bill 277 (Pan) during a vote-only hearing in the Senate Education Committee. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. SB 277 seeks to eliminate the personal belief vaccine exemption for children enrolled in California’s public or private schools. “I think vaccines are a wonderful development of ...

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Bills To Stop High Speed Rail Fail In Transportation Hearing

Assembly Bill 6 and AB 1138 both sought to derail the state’s rail plans -- AB 6, introduced by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, sought to defund the plan by preventing the sale of bonds to pay for it, instead using the money for school. AB 1138 would have limited the High Speed Rail Authority’s ability to use eminent domain in order to acquire land for the rail.

Two bills taking aim at the state’s high speed rail plan Monday didn’t make it out of the state Assembly’s Transportation Committee, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Assembly Bill 6 and AB 1138 both sought to derail the state’s rail plans — AB 6, introduced by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa ...

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Wilk To Present Bill To Support Schools Over Rail In Committee

State Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, posted this picture to Twitter. Wilk, along with Santa Clarita City Council members, has been openly against the High Speed Rail Project

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is scheduled to present Assembly Bill 6 in the Assembly Transportation Committee at 1:30 p.m. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. AB 6 will give voters the chance in November of 2016 to stop the sale of bonds sold for high-speed rail and repurpose up to $8 billion in ...

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Wilk Bill To Honor Veteran Service At Parks Passes Committee

A bill seeking to improve the transparency of local government from Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, made the first step on the way to becoming law, officials said.

A bill authored by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, to recognize the serivce of the nation’s veterans at state parks passed committee unanimously Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. AB 240 would allow recipients of special recognition military license plates free entrance to all California State Parks. “This bill is a small way ...

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Santa Clarita Officials To Support Medical Marijuana Regulation

Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) announced the introduction of AB 266, a measure to create standards for medical marijuana distribution. (Photo courtesy of LA Times)

Santa Clarita City Council is expected to endorse Assembly Bill 266, which would provide a statewide framework for medical marijuana to preserve “local control” — not to bring dispensaries to the SCV any time soon, officials said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. AB 266 addresses a lot of the shortcomings of ...

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Senator Sharon Runner Announces District, Capitol Staff

Senator Sharon Runner Announces District, Capitol Staff

Senator Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster, announced Wednesday who will be on her District and Capitol staff. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Here are Senator Sharon Runner’s District and Capitol staff:  Vanessa Wilk, Field Representative – Vanessa most recently worked as the Club Director at Belcaro Valencia, a 55-plus active community. As Club Director ...

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Senator Runner Suggests Elimination Of State Income Tax

Jessica’s Law authors George and Sharon Runner today responded to a decision by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to stop enforcing Jessica’s Law residency restrictions statewide

ODuring a discussion at the 2015 Cal Tax Annual Members meeting, Board of Equalization Vice Chair George Runner suggested replacing California’s income tax with a sales tax on services to make life easier for taxpayers. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “If you want real tax reform, we ought to look at eliminating ...

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L.A. County OKs Move Of Santa Clarita City Council Elections

Newhall School District officials are adopting voting districts for their November 2015 elections, officials said Thursday.

County supervisors approved moving Santa Clarita City Council elections, days before one of the men who prompted the change is scheduled  to speak. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Los Angeles County officials signed off Tuesday on the first term of a lawsuit brought forth by Jim Soliz and Rosemarie Sanchez Fraser, who sued ...

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