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2012-02-28 10:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A totally revamped and updated California Budget Challenge, a nonpartisan budget simulation tool, goes live online today as a new poll pinpoints the budget balancing strategies most California voters favor. The poll, commissioned by the nonpartisan organization Next 10 and conducted by the Field Research Corporation, shows that a majority of California voters (52 percent) back an equal mix of spending cuts and tax increases in order to balance...

2010-11-19 10:30:00

DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- California's Chief Executive, Governor Arnold A. Schwarzenegger was honored for his environmental achievements by the Frontier Project Foundation at the Governors' Global Climate Summit 3 (GGCS 3) at UC Davis in Davis, California. Governor Schwarzenegger co-hosted the event as an exemplary subnational leader in climate change and environmental policy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101119/LA05109) Each year, the Frontier Project...

2010-09-24 18:13:00

Dream Act Would Allow Access to Financial Aid, Grants Unless Vetoed by Governor WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three months into the fiscal year, the California legislature and Gov. Schwarzenegger are finalizing a budget agreement that calls for massive cuts in state programs to close the state's projected $19 billion budget gap. While most Californians will be feeling the pain - and lots of it - the California legislature not only spared, but expanded benefits to...

2009-06-30 12:25:00

With his legacy in the balance, Governor urged to sign compromise budget SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With just 12 hours left until California begins to default on its obligations to seniors, people with disabilities, students and small businesses, health care workers and community activists are gathering in front of the Governor's San Francisco office to demand that Governor Schwarzenegger stop blocking a compromise budget package that meets his own test of "shared...

2008-12-02 16:56:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the California Alliance for Jobs and Transportation California, two of the state's leading advocates for infrastructure investments, joined Governor Schwarzenegger in calling on Congress to pass an economic stimulus package which would provide billions of dollars for local infrastructure investments. Governor Schwarzenegger is attending the National Governor's Association meeting in Philadelphia to meet with President-elect Barack Obama...

2008-09-28 12:00:17

By Juliet Williams Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Former Gov. Pete Wilson urged his fellow Republicans on Saturday not to make light of a recall drive against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. He told delegates at the California Republican Party's fall convention that they should take the threat from the state prison guards union seriously, even if it isn't likely to succeed. "I hope that I don't have to tell you what an ill-considered idea that is. We did it once; we did not do it...

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2008-07-14 12:30:00

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Sunday that any last-minute action by Bush on global warming before leaving office would be "bogus." The Republican Governor said on ABC's "This Week" that any action against global warming this late in the administration would lack sincerity.  Under Schwarzenegger's leadership, California has pushed for federal action to limit greenhouse gases, but has been unsuccessful. "You don't really have an effect by doing something six months...

2008-07-13 18:00:13

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Republican governor of California, said Sunday he would listen to offers from Barack Obama if the Democrat wins his White House bid. Appearing on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Schwarzenegger hinted that despite his support for presumptive Republican presidential candidate John McCain, he potentially would be open to serving in an Obama administration should the Illinois senator win the general election in November. No matter who is president, I...

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2006-09-28 07:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday signed into law a sweeping global warming initiative that imposes the nation's first cap on greenhouse gas emissions, saying the effort kicks off "a bold new era of environmental protection." Standing on picturesque Treasure Island with San Francisco's skyline in the background, Schwarzenegger called the fight against global warming one of the most important issues of modern times. "We simply must do everything we can in our power to...

2006-09-05 14:08:29

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Tuesday he would veto a bill that would create a government-run health care system for the most populous U.S. state. The widely expected veto, as Schwarzenegger seeks re-election in November, marks one of the Republican governor's sharpest breaks with the state's Democratic-led legislature this year. Schwarzenegger commended the Democratic lawmaker who advanced the health-care bill, but said California could not...