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March 26 CA Governor candidate debate video

March 26 CA Governor candidate debate video

Five CA Governor candidates engaged in debate on March 26, 2018 in Universal City. Included were: Travis Allen, Republican state assemblyman, John Chiang, Democrat, state treasurer, John Cox, Republican businessman, Delaine Eastin, Democratic former state assemblywoman and state superintendent, Antonio Villaraigosa, Democrat, former Los Angeles mayor and assembly speaker,  Gavin Newsom declined to participate. Here’s the event video from […]

State Treasurer Gives L.A. Business Leaders First Look at New, Robust Online Business Development Gateway Designed to Spur Job Creation and Economic Expansion

State Treasurer Gives L.A. Business Leaders First Look at New, Robust Online Business Development Gateway Designed to Spur Job Creation and Economic Expansion

 California State Treasurer John Chiang                                          California Business Incentive Gateway (cbig.ca.gov) matches businesses with economic development opportunities by category, incentive type, location and more SACRAMENTO – California State Treasurer John Chiang today introduced Los Angeles business leaders toCBIG.ca.gov, […]

CA Treasurer increasingly using his office for partisan politics

CA Treasurer increasingly using his office for partisan politics

By George Miller   CA Treasurer John Chiang is increasingly utilizing his office for partisan politics. If you look at his past press releases, you can see that. In the one below, he urges the “Nation’s Largest Institutional Investors to Divest from Sellers of Banned Military-Style Assault Weapons.” Two reasons why this is very bad: 1- […]

Treasurer John Chiang and Leading Papal Advisor on Climate Change Open State’s First Green Bonds Symposium

Treasurer John Chiang and Leading Papal Advisor on Climate Change Open State’s First Green Bonds Symposium

SANTA MONICA, THE MILKEN INSTITUTE – California State Treasurer John Chiang and world-renowned climate scientist Dr. Ram Ramanathan, Professor of Climate, Atmospheric Science & Physical Oceanography at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, delivered remarks today to environmental and financial experts at the California Green Bond Symposium in Santa Monica. Green bonds, have the potential to greatly increase […]

Democrat Governor Candidate John Chiang Tries to Hide His Socialist Values

Democrat Governor Candidate John Chiang Tries to Hide His Socialist Values

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Democrat State Treasurer John Chiang loves to talk with Republicans, meet with them, agree with them and smile at them.  Then, he returns to being a Socialist Democrat—like his idea for the State to create a bank to compete with private banks for loans and customers.  […]

Treasurer John Chiang Urges CalSTRS to Divest in Sellers of Banned Assault Weapons and “Bump Stocks” 

Treasurer John Chiang Urges CalSTRS to Divest in Sellers of Banned Assault Weapons and “Bump Stocks” 

SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer John Chiang today urged CalSTRS board members to divest the pension fund’s holdings in wholesale or retail sellers of military-style assault weapons, ammunition and other devices such as “bump stocks” that are banned in California.  Below is a transcript of the Treasurer’s speech:  “Chairman Keiley and Investment Committee members… “Exactly one month […]

Statement from California Treasurer John Chiang on Wells Fargo Board of Directors Changes

Statement from California Treasurer John Chiang on Wells Fargo Board of Directors Changes

“I am encouraged by these latest steps taken by Wells Fargo and hope they will prove helpful in beginning to put the wheels back on the bank’s trademark stagecoach.” “For months I have been calling for a total reboot of this California-based bank with its storied history reaching back to the Gold Rush. Today, at […]

Statement of California State Treasurer John Chiang on Reforms to Board of Equalization

Statement of California State Treasurer John Chiang on Reforms to Board of Equalization

SACRAMENTO – “As a former chairman of the Board of Equalization, I can bear witness to how the only elected tax board in the nation has so much inherent potential to do good, but has too often of late been unable to tame its worst demons. “As our tax system grows more complex and unwieldy, California […]

Statement of California State Treasurer John Chiang on Today’s Pension Fund Stabilization Announcement

Statement of California State Treasurer John Chiang on Today’s Pension Fund Stabilization Announcement

“California is presented with a unique opportunity to reduce its pension obligations by more than $11 billion over the next 20 years, without having to reach deeper into the pockets of taxpayers or the public workforce that serves them.  “Faced with the stark reality that the state is on a trajectory to increase its pension […]

Commentary: Policy in the Golden State — Abolishing the Death Penalty

Commentary: Policy in the Golden State — Abolishing the Death Penalty

    Head to Head Conversations on Politics, Policy in the Golden State   By John J. Donohue III The Death Penalty Does Not Add Up to Smart Justice   Simply put, the death penalty is the worst possible allocation of money if your goal is crime prevention. High costs are a defining characteristic of […]

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