Anthony Portantino

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Audit: Caltrans Mismanaged 710 Freeway Extension Homes

A state audit accuses Caltrans of wasting millions of dollars in its management of a series of state-owned homes along the proposed 710 Freeway extension route in Southern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2012

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Pasadena Boot Camp Video Sparks New State Legislation

A shocking video that showed Pasadena boot camp instructors harshly disciplining young boys has sparked new state legislation on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2012

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Lawmaker: ‘Tone Deaf’ Sacramento Likely To Blow Off Budget Ruling

A Southland lawmaker on Friday claimed a major win for taxpayers across California after a judge’s ruling that calls for more tranparency in Sacramento.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/02/2011

California State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-Pasadena) (L) shakes hands with a colleague in Sacramento. (credit: Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Pasadena Lawmaker Calls For Improved Public Access To Assembly Salary Info

The public can access salary information for lawmakers and staff on the Assembly website, but the information isn’t published for as long as two years after the expenditure is actually processed.