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Roger Salazar

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  • Labor groups express concern about California budget initiative

     
    Labor groups are mounting a last-ditch effort to dissuade the group California Forward from placing on the November ballot a constitutional amendment to change the way California assembles its budget....
  • Blacks more likely to be arrested for pot possession than whites, report says

     
    Seeking to appeal to black voters to support marijuana legalization, the Drug Policy Alliance and the state NAACP are releasing a report Friday afternoon saying that blacks were arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession at higher rates than whites...
  • Proposition 19 campaign will run TV ad in Los Angeles area

     
    The campaign to pass Proposition 19, the measure to legalize marijuana in California, will hit television sets in the Los Angeles area Tuesday with a commercial that features retired San Jose Police Chief Joseph D. McNamara endorsing the initiative. The.....
  • Prop. 19 backers cite higher marijuana arrest rates for Latinos

     
    Aiming to persuade Latino voters to back a marijuana legalization measure as a civil rights issue, supporters released a new report Wednesday showing that Latinos are arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession at higher rates than whites in...
  • Proposition 19 backers turn to Jon Stewart, Colbert and Comedy Central with marijuana ads

     
    With the election just five days away, the debate over Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization measure, is ramping up on the airwaves with both sides launching new commercials. The initiative’s supporters, armed with cash from recent major donations,...
  • California Voters Turning Against Prop. 19 and Prop. 23, Poll Shows

    California Voters Turning Against Prop. 19 and Prop. 23, Poll Shows
    California voters have turned against controversial initiatives to legalize marijuana and to suspend the state's global warming law, a poll from the Public Policy Institute of California found. Voters now oppose Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization...
  • Californians looking to aid Clinton

    Supporters of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton have launched an independent group to raise money and air television ads to boost her flagging campaign. Backers of the American Leadership Project would not say who would be funding the effort; its ads are...
  • McCain's temper back on campaign's front-burner

    An angry, profane exchange between Sen. John McCain and another Republican senator last week prompted a new round of questions Monday about whether McCain's legendary temper is becoming a liability to his campaign for the presidency. In a private meeting...
  • Feinstein backs effort to defeat marijuana legalization

     
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California’s senior senator, has lent her support to the campaign to defeat Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization measure on the state’s November ballot. The prominent Democrat, first elected to the Senate in 1992, signed...