Political Fix (17 August, 2017)

Our loss is Kern County’s Gain Former Assemblywoman Connie Conway has decided to pull out of the race for State Senate District 16 to run for the Board of Equalization (BOE) District 1. The district serves nine million taxpayers and spreads over 30 counties, from the Oregon and Nevada border to parts of Los Angeles […]

Political Fix (3 August, 2017)

What does it mean to be a Republican? While all the talk is of the Republican Party, California State Democrats are in a fractious and petty battle for the party’s leadership. The two contenders for chair of the California Democratic Party are heir apparent Eric Bauman, a union organizer, and Bay Area progressive Kimberly Ellis. Mr. […]

Assemblyman Devon Mathis Has A New Chief of Staff

Assemblyman Devon Mathis has a new chief of staff, legislative veteran Sam Cannon. Cannon was born in Kern County and was raised in Fresno. Cannon met Mathis three years ago while working for the Committee on Rules while training new assembly members. Cannon has worked for the California legislature for 18 years. After his stint […]

Political Fix (20 July, 2017)

Who Wants to Run the Fifth Largest Economy in the World? In June of 2016, California surpassed France to become the sixth largest economy in the world. This June, California took over England as the fifth largest economy in the world, a possible byproduct of their Brexit vote. Besides California’s surpassing England’s Gross Domestic Product, California’s […]