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December 12, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gov. George Deukmejian has named Robert J. Gore, the spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, to be his new press secretary. Gore is a former reporter who has served the Deukmejian Administration since 1984, first as a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections before taking his current post at Caltrans. He replaces Kevin M. Brett, who will leave the post Dec. 20 to become a timber industry official in Portland, Ore.
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December 12, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gov. George Deukmejian has named Robert J. Gore, the spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, to be his new press secretary. Gore is a former reporter who has served the Deukmejian Administration since 1984, first as a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections before taking his current post at Caltrans. He replaces Kevin M. Brett, who will leave the post Dec. 20 to become a timber industry official in Portland, Ore.
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BUSINESS
December 13, 1991 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi said Thursday that the overhead and expenses of the state's workers' compensation insurance sellers are "grossly bloated" and that he will continue to hold down their rates in the interest of the overall economy. "The business community won't support a continuation of cost padding," Garamendi said in an interview. He added that the underwriters "must yield to the general public interest" during the current economic slump.
NEWS
February 10, 1990 | DOUGLAS P. SHUIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rejecting the bulk of $18 billion in bond proposals floating around the Legislature, Gov. George Deukmejian and legislative leaders have agreed to limit bond measures appearing on the June primary ballot to a total of $5.1 billion, the governor's office said Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 1990 | DOUGLAS P. SHUIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The long-dormant fight over building a prison near downtown Los Angeles suddenly flared back to life Tuesday after the Assembly moved to eliminate money for the prison from the next state budget. The move, if successful, would also endanger a prison proposed for construction near Lancaster, because the two were tied together by 1987 legislation authorizing their construction. Under the legislation, one prison cannot be built without the other.
NEWS
April 27, 1990 | WILLIAM TROMBLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gov. George Deukmejian played an influential role in the events that led W. Ann Reynolds to resign last week as chancellor of the California State University system, sources close to the events say. Angry because Reynolds secretly engineered huge pay raises for herself and other top CSU administrators, Deukmejian made it clear to members of the CSU Board of Trustees--most of whom are his appointees--that he would not object to the chancellor's dismissal, trustees and others told The Times.
NEWS
August 7, 1990 | CARL INGRAM and DANIEL WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
State legislators ended their abbreviated five-day vacation and straggled back to a brutishly hot capital on Monday to find the cupboard picked virtually bare of money to pay for their pet spending bills. The newly enacted $55.7-billion state budget is so austere that money customarily available in rosier times to finance expanded state programs devised by the Legislature is now almost non-existent. Moreover, Gov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 1990 | RALPH FRAMMOLINO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Infuriated environmentalists on Wednesday accused Gov. George Deukmejian of betraying them--and possibly breaking the law--by appointing an Orange County retiree from the can industry to a post reserved by law for an environmentalist on a new state board created to promote recycling. Deukmejian's announcement that he appointed John E.
NEWS
May 9, 1990 | DOUGLAS P. SHUIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the possibility that the state may be as much as $3 billion short of what it will need to maintain current government services, the Assembly taxation committee has quietly begun talking about the possibility of massive tax increases, it was learned Tuesday. A staff memo prepared for members of the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee outlines steps lawmakers could take to raise billions in new revenues. Under discussion are increases in a variety of sales, income and other taxes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1990 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
City and county officials in Oakland on Friday said they were shocked to learn that Charles Rothenberg, the man who set his son on fire seven years ago, has surfaced in their city and promised to force him to move to another location. "We don't care if it's today, tomorrow or next week, we want him out of our city," said Carol McArthur, a spokeswoman for Oakland Mayor Lionel Wilson. Since his parole on Jan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1991 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a case involving a Buena Park man blinded in a drive-by shooting, a federal appellate court has ruled that victims of such shootings can seek damages from their assailants' auto insurers. The 3-0 decision, issued last week by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, rejects the insurance carrier's argument that it is not liable for damages because the shooting did not arise from the use or ownership of the vehicle.
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