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January 24, 1991 | GEORGE SKELTON, TIMES SACRAMENTO BUREAU CHIEF
The most graphic illustration to date of the contrast in styles between Gov. Pete Wilson and George Deukmejian was seen in the state Capitol on Wednesday when Wilson went upstairs to do some bonding with the California Task Force to Promote Self-Esteem. The real bonding, however, was aimed at Assemblyman John Vasconcellos (D-Santa Clara), a disciple of the human potential movement who in the mid-1980s dreamed up the idea of the state task force.
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January 24, 1991 | GEORGE SKELTON, TIMES SACRAMENTO BUREAU CHIEF
The most graphic illustration to date of the contrast in styles between Gov. Pete Wilson and George Deukmejian was seen in the state Capitol on Wednesday when Wilson went upstairs to do some bonding with the California Task Force to Promote Self-Esteem. The real bonding, however, was aimed at Assemblyman John Vasconcellos (D-Santa Clara), a disciple of the human potential movement who in the mid-1980s dreamed up the idea of the state task force.
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January 11, 1992 | Jerry Gillam, Times Staff Writer
Lobbyist Margaret Herman, retiring after 19 years as legislative advocate for the League of Women Voters, was asked to describe the biggest change that she has seen in the operation and character of the Legislature. "When I first began attending committee hearings," Herman replied, "there were usually only two women in the room, the committee secretary and me.
NEWS
April 27, 1992
California's 1992 elections feature the most open, competitive state Assembly races in decades. The reason? Two political upheavals that have shaken politics across the state: the redrawing of legislative district lines and the threat of term limitations imposed by Proposition 140. HERE ARE THE KEY FACTORS: 1. Out of 80 incumbents, 28--or 35% of the Assembly--are leaving office to retire, run for other offices or to run in newly drawn Assembly districts, some as designated incumbents. 2.
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