Republican Bonnie Garcias state Senate campaign has denounced a comment attributed to rival Jeff Stone, saying he is equating her fundraising efforts with prostitution.
Stone condemned the influx of money to support Garcia in the GOP-dominated district in Riverside County. Among the contributors is moderate Republican benefactor Charles Munger Jr., a physicist whose Spirit of Democracy California committee has spent more than $300,000 on behalf of Garcia, a former assemblywoman.
Ronald Reagan once said: Politics is the second oldest profession, although it bears a close resemblance to the first, Stone said in the news release. We can see this now first hand in this election.
Garcia strategist Matt Rexroad said Stones critique goes too far. They basically call Bonnie Garcia a whore, Rexroad said. This is politics at the worst, and should be denounced by any group that wants to see women elected to office at any level.
Stones adviser rejected the link. Those are their words, not ours, Dave Gilliard said, sticking by the campaigns assertions that Garcia would represent the interests of her financial supporters.
Lawmakers passage of rainy-day fund legislation championed by Gov. Jerry Brown won plaudits Monday from Moodys Investors Service. This credit positive development reflects the new emphasis that California ... places on building reserve to cushion its finances from economic downturns, Moodys says. Last weeks measure, ACA 1, was approved overwhelmingly by the Legislature, but still must be ratified by voters in November. Moodys current credit rating for California is A1 stable.
Humanity is on a collision course with nature and were just going to have to adapt to it in the best way we can.
Gov. Jerry Brown, speaking about climate change.