President Obama recently signed an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contract workers from $7.25 to $10.10 – an important move that has triggered a ripple effect of policy action throughout the country.
Newsom Joins Growing List of Thurmond Supporters
I just got off the phone with the California Professional Firefighters and am excited to report that I have earned their sole endorsement!
Harris is the current Attorney General of California and the former District Attorney of San Francisco
DeSaulnier represents California's 7th State Senate district, which contains the majority of Contra Costa County
Miller represents Congressional District 11, which includes Northwestern and Central Contra Costa County
California Nurses Association Endorses Tony Thurmond for Assembly
CNA, representing over 86,000 nurses statewide, joins a diverse and fast-growing coalition supporting Thurmond
I love living in the East Bay. I’m raising two young daughters here and they are the daily inspiration for my work to improve our schools, make our streets safer and help our youth grow up happy, healthy and equipped with the skills and education to get the kind of jobs they need to stay here in the East Bay when they are grown.
National cuts to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps) are bad enough, but the impact of these cuts are felt more deeply when you consider the timing.
The cruel irony is that these cuts went into effect on November 1st – the month of Thanksgiving – a time when most Americans will gather around the table with family and a hearty meal to celebrate and give thanks for each other and the many blessing we have.
We’ve had a whirlwind of good news in the last several weeks and I wanted to drop you a quick note and ask you to help us keep it going.