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“If You Think Health Care Is Expensive Now Just Wait Until It’s Free”… Assembly Member Waldron

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  State and National  /  2 Comments

Government run healthcare, known as “single payer” proposed for CA under SB 562 will cost $400 BILLION A YEAR! More than twice the entire state budget! This means every Californian would pay around $10,500/year to the state for “free” healthcare. Since not everyone works, the cost per working person will actually be more! It applies […]

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The Clock Is Ticking

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  State and National  /  No Comments

This year over 2,800 bills, an excessive number in my view, were introduced in Sacramento. Many have a fiscal impact, which means they must be referred to the Appropriations Committee, the last stop for fiscal bills before they are presented to the full Assembly or Senate for a final floor vote. With so many bills […]

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Assemblywoman Marie Waldron

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  State and National  /  No Comments

    Everyone will agree it is not affordable to live and work in California anymore! Families and businesses are struggling to make ends meet to pay increasing mortgages, increasing food costs, increasing tuition, taxes and fees. Just passing the highest gas tax in state history, Sacramento politicians are tone deaf to the concerns of […]

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Better Jobs For California Assemblymembers Waldron & Salas

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  State and National  /  No Comments

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymembers Marie Waldron (R-Escondido) and Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) announced legislation to provide more career opportunities to students and underprivileged Californians as part of the bipartisan “Better Jobs for a Better California” package.  Assembly Bill 316 will fund innovative technical career training and employment programs, support organizations to help disadvantaged Californians break through barriers […]

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Assemblymember Waldron Announces Committee Assignments

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assembly Minority Floor Leader Marie Waldron Appointed to Committees SACRAMENTO-Assembly Member Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, today announced that she has been named to the following committees for the 2017-2018 session: •  Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media, Vice Chair Assembly Ethics Health Local Government, Vice Chair •  Assembly Rules Governmental  Organization “It’s great to receive […]

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Preventing Drug Addiction And Abuse

By   /  November 17, 2016  /  State and National  /  No Comments

We can all agree about the importance of keeping kids away from illegal drugs.  During October, I again participated in Red Ribbon Week, a campaign that seeks to mobilize communities and to educate millions of children nationwide about the dangers posed by illicit drug use.  Since the Red Ribbon campaign began in the late 1980s, […]

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Fighting For California’s Schools

By   /  October 15, 2016  /  State and National  /  No Comments

As the mother of a high school student, education has always been one of my top concerns. Last session, I supported a number of bills that will reform California’s education system through increased local control, improved transparency, expanded educational opportunities and accelerated learning for all California students. This legislation included a bill to increase exposure […]

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Making Healthcare Accessible

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  State and National  /  No Comments

Assemblymember Marie Waldron, AD 75 ….. Though we have some of the best medical care in the world, accessing that care can be problematic for millions of Californians. As a member of the Assembly Health Committee, creating access to quality affordable healthcare is one of my biggest concerns. The rising cost of care, out-of- date […]

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A Roadmap of Priority

By   /  September 19, 2016  /  State and National  /  1 Comment

Tired of sitting in backlogged traffic on the I-15 or just trying to get your kids to school and then to work?  California’s population has almost doubled since the 1970s, but our highway system has not kept pace and must be upgraded to keep our people moving and our economy humming. That is why our […]

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