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February 2013 Newsletter

February 15, 2013

MEET ME

As your new state Senator for District 15, I'm continuing my series of informal coffee meetings that I began years ago as a member of the state Assembly.

These meetings allow residents to speak one-on-one with me on any state-related issue that's on their minds. I'll be meeting with people on a first-come, first-serve basis. My next coffee meeting is scheduled for:

August 2012 Newsletter

August 17, 2012

EDUCATION

California's public schools are at a crossroads. After four years of cuts, our schools have lost $20 billion in funding and 38,000 full-time teachers while student enrollment tops more than 6 million.

What can we do to improve our embattled schools and how can California restore revenues that that have been slashed?

July 2012 Newsletter

July 25, 2012

BREAKFAST WITH CALIFORNIA'S TOP SCHOOL OFFICIAL

Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, will join me at my free pancake breakfast next month to discuss California’s school budget and how it will affect classrooms. Be sure to mark your calendar for this informative meeting about the future of our K-12 education.

April 2012 Newsletter

April 23, 2012

DIGGING BART

A date to remember: April 12, 2012, the day we broke ground for the BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension.

After decades of planning and haggling for funding, we are finally beginning construction on BART. Trains are expected to begin rolling into San Jose’s station on Mabury Road in a little more than four years.

March 2012 Newsletter

March 20, 2012

SPRING EVENTS

My Assembly District 24 staff and I are organizing four key events next month. I hope you can attend them.

February 2012 Newsletter

February 17, 2012

FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Satisfy your appetite and your curiosity about the California state budget.

Assembly District 24 will hold a free community pancake breakfast with Christian Griffith of the Assembly Budget Committee as the featured speaker. He’ll furnish information about the Governor’s proposed budget and take questions.

January 2012 Newsletter

January 19, 2012

COLLEGE TAX CREDIT FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS