Tom Ammiano

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Name: Tom Ammiano
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Prop. 13 poll: Nearly half of voters open to changing it

SACRAMENTO -- Proposition 13's restrictions on property tax growth have been untouchable in California politics for almost 40 years, but a new Field Poll shows about half of voters are open to tweaking the landmark measure.Asked in a general way if they ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

On Leland Yee’s Fall and the Supreme Court’s Fail

Rafael MandelmanIt was the gun-running that floored me. The favors in exchange for campaign contributions? Plausible. An envelope full of cash in exchange for assistance lobbying his colleagues on behalf of a marijuana enterprise? Not inconceivable. But ... [Published San Francisco Bay Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Support building to fix state medical pot system

SACRAMENTO — Asked about legalizing marijuana during a recent interview, Gov. Jerry Brown answered with a question: “How many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation?”His remark on NBC’s “Meet the Press” did more than shoot ... [Published Riverside Press Enterprise - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

California Gets Stricter Medical Marijuana Regulations

After multiple failed attempts to normalize California’s haphazard medical marijuana program, one state lawmaker has introduced legislation he believes will finally get the state stricter medical marijuana regulations.  Assembly member Tom Ammiano introduced ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

California Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill Introduced

at 1:48 pm by in Business , featured , LegalAssemblymember Tom Ammiano recently introduced a new bill that would bring regulations to California’s medical marijuana businesses.A report from Huffington Post says the new measure, AB 1894 , addresses concerns ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Public Safety Committee to hear Ammiano’s solitary confinement bill

by Carlos AlcaláThe overflow room for the Feb. 11 hearing was filled to overflowing with people from all over California. The families, friends and supporters of California’s extraordinary number of prisoners – all of whom are under threat of solitary ... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

How An Alleged San Francisco Gangster Ended Up With A 'Letter Of Congratulations' From A U.S. Senator

FacebookRaymond Chow posing with an AK47-shaped cake in a picture posted on his Facebook page last month.By his own account, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, one of the central figures in a massive criminal probe that ensnared California State Senator Leland ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Meet the Dem Enablers of 'Shrimp Boy' and State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco)

In the years after his release from prison, Raymond Chow insisted he had gone straight and tried to prove it by posting photos with celebrities and endorsements from politicians across his Facebook profile.The  profile  shows the organized crime figure ... [Published National Review - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

State Sen. Leland Yee in court on fraud, drug running charges

State Sen. Leland Yee was arraigned in U.S. District Court Wednesday on charges of weapons trafficking and scheming to defraud citizens as part of an indictment that includes allegations of drug running, money laundering, trafficking in stolen goods and ... [Published PleasantonWeekly.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

The current state of recycling

by Lisa Marie Alatorre, Coalition on HomelessnessSan Francisco – A tragic impact of increased gentrification and the rapid development of neighborhoods like the Mission is the almost complete elimination of neighborhood-based recycling centers in the ... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

S.F. state senator Yee, 25 others seized in FBI raid

Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today alleging charges including drug trafficking, gun running, money laundering and murder for hire against 26 people, including state Sen. Leland Yee.The Federal Bureau of Investigation ... [Published PleasantonWeekly.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

S.F. supervisors spared fight over analysis of Prop. B

Well, that's one way to avoid a messy fight at the Board of Supervisors .Supervisor Scott Wiener on Thursday withdrew legislation he had proposed to have city departments conduct an impartial analysis of the most contentions measure on the June ballot ... [Published Business Radio KDOW - Mar 21 2014]

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...you can't build your way out of an affordable housing crisis," Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) said upon introducing the latter bill. "we have to do what we can to preserve what affordable housing we have."

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On Leland Yee’s Fall and the Supreme Court’s Fail [Published San Francisco Bay Times - Apr 17 2014]
Prop. 13 poll: Nearly half of voters open to ch... [Published Inside Bay Area - Apr 17 2014]
Support building to fix state medical pot system [Published Riverside Press Enterprise - Apr 16 2014]
SEIU-backed initiatives seek to cap healthcare ... [Published San Francisco Bay Guardian - Apr 16 2014]
Online Extra: Political Notes: Meetings set to ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Apr 14 2014]
Evictions from rent-controlled units on the ris... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 13 2014]
Genocide Education Act unanimously passes Assem... [Published PANORAMA.am - Apr 12 2014]
California Gets Stricter Medical Marijuana Regu... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 12 2014]
Momentum builds for suicide barrier on Golden G... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Apr 12 2014]
The Marijuana Regulation Bill That Keeps Gettin... [Published JD Supra - Apr 11 2014]
California Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill In... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 10 2014]
Leland Yee, The Feds [Published Media Awareness Project - Apr 10 2014]
California May Step Up To Orderly Regulation Of... [Published Live Trading News - Apr 10 2014]
California's Medical Marijuana Industry Gets A ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 09 2014]
State bill to slow Ellis Act evictions in S.F. ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 09 2014]
You Don’t Have a Right to Be Obese at Work [Published Pacific Standard - Apr 08 2014]
Capitol Alert: AM Alert: Social services, small... [Published Sacramento Bee - Apr 08 2014]
Public Safety Committee to hear Ammiano’s solit... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Apr 08 2014]
How An Alleged San Francisco Gangster Ended Up ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 03 2014]
The Besties are in! [Published Bay Area Reporter - Apr 03 2014]
Ron Conway Asks Tech CEOs To Step Up For Ellis ... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 02 2014]
The Gun-Running Senator [Published Daily Beast - Apr 02 2014]
Trying to make sense of Leland Yee situation [Published Recordnet.com - Apr 01 2014]
DEBRA SAUNDERS ON LELAND YEE: Whom do you trust... [Published Instapundit - Mar 31 2014]
'Shrimp Boy' Chow, Yee, FBI -- Your Tax Dollars... [Published Town Hall - Mar 29 2014]
FBI sting cracks reformed image cultivated by e... [Published Fresno Bee - Mar 29 2014]
'Shrimp Boy' Chow, Yee, FBI - who got used by w... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 29 2014]
Meet the Dem Enablers of 'Shrimp Boy' and State... [Published National Review - Mar 28 2014]
Power concedes nothing: A discussion on CDCr’s ... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Mar 28 2014]
In Yee case, a figure of many faces [Published Los Angeles Times - Mar 28 2014]
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DEBRA SAUNDERS ON LELAND YEE: Whom do you trust... [Published Instapundit - Mar 31 2014]
DEBRA SAUNDERS ON LELAND YEE: Whom do you trust: ‘Shrimp Boy,’ the FBI or neither? “Were the feds snowed, just as Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Mayor Ed Lee and Assemblyman Tom Ammiano were snowed, when they hailed Chow for leaving a life of crime and turning ...
Five Reasons Why Even Long-Shot Marijuana Legal... [Published Firedoglake - Mar 25 2014]
As long as Chris Christie (R) is governor the New Jersey legalization bill is doomed, but it can still have an important impact On Monday New Jersey state Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) officially introduced a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana ...
Anti-transgender referendum of AB 1266 Fails to... [Published Calitics - Front Page - Feb 25 2014]
Referendum fell below required total in manual count by Brian Leubitz The good news has been quickly spreading: the referendum to overturn AB 1266, a bill to guarantee equal opportunity for transgender students, has failed to gather enough valid signatures. ...
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