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Julia Brownley

Here Comes the Independents: Little Money, But Ascending Influence

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

Across the nation, voters --- like the patriot in the nearby illustration -- are expressing total exasperation with both political parties and looking independent.

Why Using Campus Security Stats to Rank Colleges Won't Work

Annie E. Clark | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Annie E. Clark

As I told the mother interested in sending her daughter to a "safe school," families should look at the written and practiced policies at an institution.

Winning Gold in the "Anti-Immigration Olympics"

Amy Novick | Posted 10.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Amy Novick

These champions return to our country and see games of a different sort going on - elected officials stooping to the worst kind of politics, spreading fear and misinformation about immigrants, and enacting harmful anti-immigration policies.

Dems Tout Julia Brownley Victory In California

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Democrat Julia Brownley emerged victorious from her heated primary battle against Independent Linda Parks in California's 26th congressional district....

Erin Mershon

Reps. Pete Stark, Gary Miller, Others Face Interesting Primaries Tonight

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

The few pundits and political junkies who don't have their eyes trained on Wisconsin today are spending their energy on two tight House races that pit...

Dems Target Independent in California House Race

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.05.2012 | Los Angeles
The Center for Public Integrity

Groups hoping to help Democrats pick up a House seat in November have spent more than $1 million aimed at boosting their favorite candidate and knocking off independent challenger Linda Parks.

'The Public Is Fed Up With Wealthy Donors Who Manipulate Elections'

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.01.2012 | San Francisco

A bill that would have given California voters more insight into the funding of political advertisements in the post-Citizens United era of unlimited ...

Los Angeles County Supervisors Make Plastic Bag History After State Legislators Fail to Regulate

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Californians deserve better than wasted tax dollars used to clean up plastic waste and higher grocery costs that cover the "free" single use bags.

Lawmaker Blasts Plastics Trade Association for Falsities

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The author of the Single-Use Bag Reduction Act delivered a blistering expose of the false figures being used by the plastics industry trade association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), to oppose her bill.