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Los Angeles County, CA June 8, 2010 Election
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Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 53; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Non-Profit Organization Director
  • Worked for the Consumer Attorneys of California fighting to protect consumers and workers from being injured and ripped off
  • Formerly worked for the Environmental Defense Fund and the California League of Conservation Voters to protect our families from toxic polluters
  • Served in the Commerce Department during the Clinton Administration and will work to bring good jobs to our community
  • Board Member - Equality California and Los Angeles Film Commission
  • Former President - National Women's Political Caucus (LA Westside Chapter)
  • Served in the offices of Assemblymember Lucy Killea, U.S. Senator Alan Cranston and Lt. Governor Leo McCarthy
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Fight to make the oil companies pay an oil severance tax--California is the only state that does not require oil companies to pay to drill for oil.
  • Support legislation to allow the state Department of Insurance to regulate and prohibit excessive health insurance premium hikes.
  • Fight to close the special interest corporate tax loopholes robbing our state of billions needed to fund our schools, health care and public safety.
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Key Endorsements
  • National Organization of Women, Planned Parenthood, and Equality California
  • LA County & Torrance Firefighters Assoc. & Torrance Police Officers Assoc.
  • California Nurses Association and Consumer Federation of California
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Position Papers
Why the Smear Tactics and Corporate Attacks against Betsy Butler?
Big oil, insurance and tobacco interests launch smear campaign against Betsy Butler in AD 53.

Begin with $147,000 expenditure targeting strong consumer and environmental champion Betsy Butler

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