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Votar el 5 de Junio por una candidata quien trabajara por ti en la Asemblea!!!
by Paul Seger
Monday Jun 4th, 2012 12:24 PM
Por eso, le recomendo ir con urgencia a : phernandez.com para aprender mas de Patricia y votar el 5 de Junio por una candidata quien trabajara por ti en la Asemblea.
El gobierno se ha salido del camino en tantas formas. Necesitamos voces nuevas, con ideas nuevas, y una devocion verdadera hacia poniendo personas antes de politica. Por eso, estoy endosando a Patricia Hernandez como candidata a la Asemblea en el Distrito 11. La unica mujer en la carrera electoral, Patricia es la unica candidata quien defiende de manera fuerte los derechos de la mujer. Tambien esta luchando por el incremiento de fondos y apoyo a las escuelas publicas y gano el endoso de la Asociacion influyente de los Maestros de California (CTA).

Mientras otros candidatos provean palabras insinceras y declaraciones borrosas sobre la preservacion del Delta, Patricia es la unica de tomar la posicion contra el Canal Periperal, una traicion cara y destructiva de parte de los negocios de agribusiness. Patricia tambien esta luchando por la creacion de mas empleo, el mantenimento de los empleos en los EUS y asegurando que los hombres y mujeres militares tienen empleo a regresar al pais.

Patricia Hernandez tambien sabe que es ser miembra de la clase media trabajadora en los Estados Unidos. La hija de imigrantes, ella lucho para salir de la pobreza para sacar su Licencia en Derechos y llego a ser la Jefe Negociadora por el Sindicato de Medicos y Dentistas Americanos. Ella sabe bien como trabajar con la gente para lograr acuerdos justos y equitativos y sus abilidades legales seran una bendicion en Sacramento donde cabilderos son los quienes escriben la mayoria de la legislacion. Tambien, le endosan el Club Latino de los Democratas y la Federacion Americana de Trabajadores del Estado, de los Condados, y los Municipios (AFSCME), y la camarilla de Mujeres Legislativas del Partido Democrata.

Sobre todo, Patricia representa el ciudano comun. Diferente de la candidatura de Jim Frazier quien va en frente de la carerra electoral, y, en su papel como miembro del Consejo de la ciudad de Oakley, trato de regalar al Gerente de la Ciudad de Oakley una casa pagada con los impuestos de los ciudanos, mientras muchos residentes alrededor estan perdiendo sus casas por juicios hipotecarios. Una reforma del sistema hipotecario queda como una prioridad para ella cuando llega a Sacramento. Tambien, ella quiere que las corporaciones como Chevron paguen su cuota justa de impuestos.

No podemos reparar California poniendo los mismos politicos vendidos en la oficina. Necesitamos lideres nuevos, los quienes tienen el valor y independencia para luchar contra el sistema y hacer cambios. Por eso, le recomendo ir con urgencia a : phernandez.com para aprender mas de Patricia y votar el 5 de Junio por una candidata quien trabajara por ti en la Asemblea.
by reader
Monday Jun 4th, 2012 2:32 PM
What's Patricia's stance on Prop 13?

As a Democrat, she will likely have to do as she's told and just shut up about it. But third party candidates want to change Prop 13.

Old Prop 13: Keep the good. Fix the bad.
http://www.laurawells.org/platform/35-prop-13.html

There is a wonderful part of Prop 13 that deserves to be kept. Voters approved Proposition 13 in 1978 to allow residents, especially seniors on fixed incomes, to stay in their homes rather than lose them due to rising property taxes. Let's keep that good part!

Behind the scenes, however, that old Prop 13 rigged the game to set up tax giveaways for mega-corporations and billionaires. Here are 13 ways Prop 13 has been unlucky for California:

Corporations benefit. Two-thirds (2/3) of the total benefit of flattening property tax went to commercial/corporate properties.
New homeowners get hurt. They pay more than long term neighbors.
Disparity grows. Prop 13 requires a 2/3 vote to raise taxes, but maintains a simple majority to lower taxes. So the legislature lowered tax rates in boom years, benefiting primarily the richest of the rich individuals and corporations – and now we’re stuck since 67% is needed to get fair taxes back.
Minority rule. Just 34 of 100 legislators can stall any budget until their districts get greater benefits – and lower taxes.
Safeguard for the super-rich. Not the rest of us.
Income tax swings. State budgets depend more on income tax, which is less stable.
Sales tax grows. Now almost 10%, it hits middle class, lower income, and even the affluent harder than the richest of the rich.
Housing market tightens. Long-timers stay put, and localities, in their rush to increase sales tax and decrease expenses, focus on retail malls and big box stores, not housing.
Goodbye services. City budgets are squeezed, and all residents feel the effects, on fire and police departments, libraries, parks, schools.
Parking fees and potholes. Both increase – as cities scramble for sources of revenue.
Opportunity shrinks. California’s schools went from being best in the nation to 47th out of 50 in terms of per-pupil spending – and in educational opportunities offered.
Tuition hikes. Tuition fees have gone beyond the reach of many would-be college students – 32% hike this past year alone.
Kids and grandkids pay. The “no new taxes” mantra led to bonds funding everything from water quality and transportation to hospitals and schools – inadvertently promoting the philosophy, “We want it, but we don’t want to pay for it, so let’s put it on credit, and have our children and grandchildren pay!”

When we stop playing the game where most of us lose, and start paying FAIR taxes for a change, we can face our problems, and solve them.
Yea, Laura rocks... I voted for her for governor. But there are no parties represented other than the Democratic and Republican[and one of those is a Conservative playing the field] for the 11th Assembly District.

Patricia supports single payer healthcare... check out her stances on other issues at the site below. Her chief opponent is the Democratic darling who also gave away a home to his city manager at the cost of the taxpayers. Did the party re-think it's endorsement after that incident. NOPE. Patricia is the best candidate in this field.

Please share her name widely. her district is http://www.phernandez.com/?page_id=22 AD-11

Thanks,
Paul


Guarantee Sacramento is Accountable

The Legislature is more frat house than statehouse these days. Tax dollars fund cars, drivers, and healthcare for legislators. And recently they sued in court for the right to get paid when the budget is late or unbalanced. Even after Californians voted to stop paying them.

We need our elected officials to hold themselves to a higher standard. At least three legislators have been arrested in the past three months for committing crimes. That’s a disgrace.

I am not a politician, rather I’m someone who has been active in the community, working with local leaders to get results. I’m running with a profound desire to give back to the state that has offered me a chance at a better life. This is not a stepping stone to higher office.

That’s the style I’ll take to Sacramento. I’ll make you proud.