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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 2005 | Jordan Rau, Times Staff Writer
Labor's political influence in this capital has been under assault since 1992, when Washington became the first state to restrict the use of union members' dues for campaigns. The number of teachers who agreed to pay into the Washington Education Assn.'s political action committee has plunged from 48,000 to 7,000. But the union is hardly enfeebled. In last year's elections, it donated the maximum allowed to 49 candidates, state records show.
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NEWS
March 10, 1994 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Only a year after their votes swept a new President and more than 100 new members of Congress into office, Americans seem more fed up with politicians than ever, and their sour mood is giving a boost to efforts to overhaul the machinery of government.
NEWS
January 10, 1991 | Jerry Gillam, Times Staff Writer
As an earthquake safety measure beginning Jan. 1, 1997, legislation introduced in the Assembly would require wood frame houses to be bolted to their foundations at the time they are sold. Assemblyman Dominic Cortese (D-San Jose) said his bill (AB 200) is exactly the type of measure that falls under Gov. Pete Wilson's inaugural speech theme of "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 6, 2005 | Jordan Rau and Nancy Vogel, Times Staff Writers
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and California's public employee unions appeared headed Thursday for a politically crippling fight over labor's continued clout in the Capitol. Lewis K. Uhler, a Sacramento anti-tax crusader, said he began submitting to county elections offices 600,000 voter signatures he has collected for an initiative that could hobble the political potency of public employee unions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1993 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tom McClintock, the quintessential political outsider during his 10 years in the Assembly, is leaving Ventura County for Sacramento to continue spreading his message against new taxes and government waste. The Thousand Oaks Republican, whose harsh appraisals of state budgets irked both Democrats and Republican Gov.
NEWS
September 20, 1990 | PAUL JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When voters in Oklahoma became the first in the country to impose term limits on state legislators this week, they fired a warning shot clearly heard in California, where the question is on the November ballot. Both supporters and opponents of two California term-limit initiatives, Propositions 131 and 140, agree that the overwhelming vote in Oklahoma signals a growing, nationwide discontent with government.
NEWS
November 8, 1992 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state Assembly's newly minted Class of '92--the first batch of California legislators to run for office knowing their terms would be limited by law--will be the largest in 26 years and will bring an infusion of women and minorities to the Capitol. The 28 newcomers, who will account for more than one-third of the 80 members to be sworn in Dec. 7, are generally older and more experienced than recent crops of first-termers.
NEWS
December 14, 1990 | PAUL JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Authors of the successful initiative limiting the terms of state elected officials said Thursday that they are considering a measure for the 1992 ballot that would impose similar limits on the state's U.S. senators and members of the House of Representatives.
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