Sam Blakeslee

California State Assembly

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Republican Assemblyman representing most of  the 15th District (San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County)

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Governor Brown delivered his  State of the State  speech today to a joint session of the Assembly and Senate.

More Budget Cuts and a Bid to Raise Taxes

Governor Brown delivered his State of the State speech today to a joint session of the Assembly and Senate.

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In Sacramento yesterday, California's top four finance officials — appointed and elected — addressed a special session of the Assembly and Senate.

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In Sacramento yesterday, California's top four finance officials — appointed and elected — addressed a special session of the Assembly and Senate.

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