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SENATOR ANDERSON SPEAKS SEPT. 27 AT LA MESA CHAMBER BREAKFAST

 

East County News Service

September 20, 2017 (La Mesa) – State Senator Joel Anderson will be the featured speaker at the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting on Wednesday, September 27 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Marie Callendar’s, 6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego.


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SENATOR ATKINS SAYS CALIF. WILL CONTINUE TO PROTECT TRANSGENDER STUDENTS AFTER TRUMP ROLLS BACK RIGHTS

 

By Miriam Raftery

Photo:  Gavin Grimm, transgender student whose case is on appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court

February 23, 2017 (San Diego) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered the Department of Education and the Justice Department to withdraw guidelines that required schools to protect transgender students under Title IX, the federal law which bans sex discrimination in all public schools.


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Should the County require faster ambulance response than the 30 minutes now required in rural areas of East County?

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A proposed renewable “energy corridor” would industrialize thousands of acres in East County’s mountain and rural areas. What are your views?

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POLL: Do you support reinstating the ban on assault weapons to help prevent mass shootings such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre?

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Should Congress raise taxes on the most wealthy 2% of Americans to avoid deep cuts in programs from Social Security to Defense?

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Industrial-scale Wind turbines have caused numerous fires due to explosions, fuel oil leaks and lightning strikes. Should they be prohibited in wildfire-prone East County?

Yes
51% (132 votes)
No
42% (108 votes)
Not Sure
7% (18 votes)
Total votes: 258

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Governor Jerry Brown said "opposition must be crushed" to push through big energy projects such as Sunrise Powerlink and industrial-scale wind in East County. What are your thoughts?

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California's new top-two primary requires the two candidates with the most votes in June to advance to November, even if in the same party. What are your views?

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The U.S. government is now issuing "take" permits that authorize wind energy developers to kill endangered bighorn sheep and eagles on public lands. Should this be outlawed?

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Should San Miguel Fire District outsource fire protection services to Cal-Fire?

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Do you support Senator Kehoe's bill, SB 1537, to stop SDG&E from raising rates on solar power producers by up to 600%?

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Should the proposed Ocotillo Express wind project be built on 12,500 acres of public land next to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park?

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Should the County approve Tule Wind Farm, which would put 120 wind turbines over 45 stories high into federal recreation, wilderness and campground areas in East County?

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Developers want County Supervisors to eliminate community planning groups and limit your input on big projects in your neighborhood. What's your view?

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Should Grossmont Union High School District have notified all residents by mail before changing school district boundaries?

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Do you support the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters' message of concern over big banks and corporate influence?

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SDG&E wants to raise your rates. Should the CPUC approve this?

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How do you feel about Congressional Republicans' efforts to slash funds for FEMA to help disaster victims?

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Should the state allow counties or nonprofits an option to take over management of state parks set to close due to budget cuts?

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TAKE OUR POLL: Pres. Obama wants Congress to ask the wealthy & big corporations to give up some tax breaks & pay a "fair share" to prevent the U.S. from defaulting on debt & avoid deep cuts to Medicare & Social Security. Do you agree?

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Should FEMA be prohibited from asking disaster victims to pay money years later due to FEMA mistakes, except in cases of fraud?

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Should pension fund managers be prohibited from investing pension funds in high-risk ventures?

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Should Judge Battaglia grant a temporary injunction Friday to stop bulldozing of public lands for Sunrise Powerlink until a lawsuit challenging the project can be heard in court?

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House Republicans passed a budget that would eliminate Medicare and require seniors to buy private insurance with vouchers, paying more for less medical benefits. Do you support this budget-cutting proposal?

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After Japan's nuclear disaster, how concerned are you about the safety of the San Onofre nuclear plant north of San Diego?

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Governor Brown wants to cut Cal-Fire services for wildfires on lands in East County. How do you feel about this proposal?

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A showdown on tax cuts is looming. What should Congress do about tax cuts?

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This holiday season, do you plan to do more shopping locally or nationally (such as online or catalogs)?

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