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Timm Herdt

Timm Herdt: How many more are now insured?

By Timm Herdt

Timm Herdt: How many more are now insured? n this photo taken Monday March 31, 2014, applicants fill the lobby of the Oakland Asian Cultural Center waiting to enter a health care enrollment event in Oakland, Calif. The initial enrollment period for getting subsidized health coverage may ...

Timm Herdt: Tea party under the bus?

By Timm Herdt

Timm Herdt: Tea party under the bus? Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, takes his seat in the Assembly during the first session of the new year at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012. Earlier in the day Donnelly was detained, cited and released after he tried ...

California’s biggest climate hawk comes under fire

Reporter Timm Herdt at the Ventura County Star has done great reporting on the third-party money being spent in the 27th. He says : It’s easy enough to determine where the money is coming from to support Pavley: $494,054 from the California Teachers Association Independent Expenditure ...

Timm Herdt: Health warnings on soda bottles

By Timm Herdt

California would become the first state to require warning labels on the front of sodas and other sugary drinks under proposed legislation announced in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. A bill SB1000, by Sen. William Monning D-Carmel, would require manufacturers to place warnings on ...

Timm Herdt: Home, and where the heart is

By Timm Herdt

Sen. Rod Wright last month of eight felony counts stemming from charges that he did not actually live in the district in which he ran for office and then represented. (Associated Press) Among the most awkward encounters this political reporter has ever experienced took place several years ago...

Timm Herdt: Health care politics beyond Obamacare

By Timm Herdt

Software support staff wearing blue shirts are on hand to make sure things run as smoothly as possible at the Covered California call center in Concord, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group) Health care reform is certain to become a dominant political issue in ...

Timm Herdt: Will there be a vote on inequality?

By Timm Herdt

Timm Herdt: Will there be a vote on inequality? Ron Unz is on a mission to fight against inequality in this country and he sees raising the minimum wage in California as a good first step. (Associated Press) One afternoon last week a solitary man stood on a street corner outside of ...

Timm Herdt: Learning to adapt to droughts

By Timm Herdt

The recent drought has led to Lake Shasta being unseasonably low this winter, as shown in this photo near Shasta Dam in Shasta County, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. The water is low enough to reveal a dismantled head tower used during construction of the dam in 1938. (AP Photo/Record ...

Timm Herdt: Do the poor have it too easy?

By Timm Herdt

Timm Herdt: Do the poor have it too easy? Joe Trim, left, Mike Unger, center and Luis Duarte wait outside the Berkeley Food Pantry for food on Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013. The food bank has seen a large increase in clients since food stamps were cut back nationwide Nov. 1. (Doug Oakley/Bay ...

Timm Herdt: Role reversals ahead in 2014 campaign

By Timm Herdt

Governor Jerry Brown speaks at Sustainable Silicon Valley's fourth annual Water, Energy and Smart Technology Summit and Showcase of Solutions for Planetary Sustainability. (LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group) Early indications are that Californians might be in for some topsy-turvy election ...

Timm Herdt: A Prop. 187 moment for Republicans

By Timm Herdt

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, walks to the chamber for the vote on a Senate-passed bill that would avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday. The polling firm Latino Decisions released a ...

Timm Herdt: Gov. Jerry Brown's moment; Earl Warren's day

By Timm Herdt

Governor Earl Warren of California listens to a radion on election night. (Staff archives) On Saturday, Jerry Brown will become California's longest-serving governor. It will be a noteworthy milepost, and one that is already being marked by press coverage on Brown, his accomplishments to date ...

Timm Herdt: An antidote to perscription drug abuse

By Timm Herdt

Bob Pack sits at his home on Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 in Danville, Calif. Bob's children, Alana and Troy Pack were killed in 2003 in a hit-and-run car accident when Jimena Barreto, from Walnut Creek, drove her vehicle onto the sidewalk killing the Danville siblings. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Staff) ...

Opinion: When no one takes responsibility for a political lie, that's bad news

A fresh example is cited by Timm Herdt of the Ventura County Star : A TV ad attacks state Sen. Fran Pavley by claiming falsely that she makes a "$261,000 tax free salary. " As Herdt writes, "The assertion is preposterous. Legislators are paid an annual salary of $90,526, and they ...

Prop. 29 shows need to refine initiative system

Ventura County Star columnist Timm Herdt notes how the drafters of the tobacco-tax initiative on the June 5 ballot blew their chances by failing to spell out -- in the proposed law, not only in their "statement of purpose" -- that the money raised for cancer research would be spent only ...

Buck McKeon vs. Lee Rogers: Upset afoot?

McKeon, a Republican from Santa Clarita, may face a competitive election Nov. 6 against Lee Rogers, a Democrat, in the 25th District, notes Timm Herdt in the Ventura County Star. Rogers is a Simi Valley podiatrist seeking public office for the first time. What gives him a foot in the ...

Timm Herdt: Soda warning? It's no laughing matter » Redding Record Searchlight

Timm Herdt covers state politics for the Ventura County Star. Email him at therdt@vcstar.com...

Timm Herdt: 'Black Friday' for health insurance?

By Timm Herdt

Timm Herdt: 'Black Friday' for health insurance? On a gorgeous Indian-summer Saturday in Sacramento, a Disneyland-style line snaked through the third-floor ballroom of the city's convention center. Lined up inside the railings were men and women clutching paperwork. About 1,500 people ...

Timm Herdt: One oilman applauds tough fracking law » Redding Record Searchlight

Timm Herdt covers California state government and politics for the Ventura County Star; email therdt@vcstar or follow on Twitter at @therdt...

Timm Herdt: Condors caught in NRA crossfire » Redding Record Searchlight

Timm Herdt covers California state government and politics from Sacramento for the Ventura County Star. Reach him at therdt@vcstar...

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