Tag: Bill Lockyer
State conflict-of-interest law allows legislators to vote on measures affecting the fields they work in.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State Treasurer Bill Lockyer, a leading California Democrat for decades, announced Monday that he will retire from elected office when his term expires in early 2015. Lockyer’s announcement means he won’t run for controller next year as planned. Instead, the 72-year-old politician said he’s looking forward to starting a new phase […]
Video: Interview With State Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Fallout for California if US Defaults on Its Debt
As you no doubt have heard by now, there’s a little to-do in Washington over the issue of raising the debt ceiling, the amount of money the U.S. can borrow through the selling of treasury bonds. The limit is set by Congress, and till now has been a rather routine affair, for the most part. […]
Recall the recall for a moment, if you would. You know, the 2003 special election that asked voters two questions: 1) Shall Gray Davis be recalled (removed) from the office of Governor? 2) Candidates to succeed Gray Davis as Governor if he is recalled: Which was followed by a list of candidates that included Arnold […]
KQED’s John Myers recorded Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg’s comments yesterday on Treasurer Bill Lockyer’s suggestion, made in front of the Bay Area News Group’s editorial board, that any additional cuts to the budget start in the districts of Republicans who refuse to vote for putting tax extensions on the ballot. Here’s what Steinberg said […]