14Dec

December 14, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: Kern County: Geography of Inequity and Opportunities for Action UC Davis Center for Regional Change Kern County: Geography of Inequity and Opportunities for Action was commissioned bySierra Health Foundation on behalf of the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, with funding from The California Endowment, and prepared by the UC Davis Center for Regional Change. […]

28Nov

Press Release: “Maddy Associates Luncheon with Democratic Candidate for Governor Delaine Eastin”

“Maddy Associates Luncheon with Democratic Candidate for Governor Delaine Eastin” Fresno, CA (November 28th, 2017) – On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, The Maddy Institute will be hosting Democratic Candidate for Governor Delaine Eastin. Business and Community leaders have been invited to attend this private event in Fresno, CA. Attending media must RSVP to: Maria Jeans – The […]

27Nov

November 27, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Air quality in the Valley California ARB Poor air quality in the Valley. See also: ·       Storm could clear Fresno polluted air Fresno Bee   Is fireplace culture changing amid valley air woes? Bakersfield Californian When longtime Bakersfield resident Tim Stonelake wants to start a fire in his home hearth, […]

22Nov

November 22, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: Area’s diverse community lacks agency representation Vida en el Valle You know there’s a problem when the chair of the San Joaquín River Conservancy Board starts a 7-hour hearing – yes, 420 minutes of public resources – by referring to the need to “wash away the white noise” in determining […]

21Nov

November 21, 2017

  TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Income, pay growing slowly in Valley Fresno Bee Fresno County employers paid out more than $22.1 billion to compensate their workers last year. How much of that did you take home? New figures from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis revealed that per capita income – the […]

17Nov

Press Release – Democratic Candidate for Governor Antonio Villaraigosa in Fresno

Press Release: For Planning Purposes Only “Maddy Associates Luncheon with Democratic Candidate for Governor Antonio Villaraigosa” Fresno, CA (November 17, 2017) – On Friday, November 17, 2017, The Maddy Institute will be hosting Democratic Candidate for Governor Antonio Villaraigosa, former Assembly Speaker and Los Angeles Mayor. Business and Community leaders have been invited to attend this private […]

14Nov

November 14, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics:   Fresno seeks grant to boost downtown, southwest, Chinatown Fresno Bee A new southwest Fresno satellite campus for Fresno City College, a 68-unit complex of affordable housing with retail in Chinatown, and a “clean shared mobility network” of electric cars, vans and bicycles are among the key components to be […]

09Nov

November 9, 2017

  TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Fresno Unified Superintendent Bob Nelson briefly addresses concerns about a strike at school board meeting abc30.com After 15 months and 25 failed bargaining sessions that yielded no results, Fresno Unified entered the last and final phase of contract negotiations Monday, hoping fact-finding would break the impasse.   […]

08Nov

Press Release / THE MADDY INSTITUTE LEGISLATIVE INTERN SCHOLAR PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE MADDY INSTITUTE LEGISLATIVE INTERN SCHOLAR PROGRAM SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY SPRING 2018 AND D.C./SACRAMENTO SUMMER 2018 Qualify for a scholarship of up to $6,000 Fresno, CA (November 8, 2017) – The Maddy Scholar Intern Program’s goal is to prepare the next generation of political, governmental, business, non-profit leaders for the San Joaquin Valley […]