Cox launched the PAC to raise funds for voter registration efforts in the Valley. According to the latest figures, most of the cash is headed to him directly.
No opposition and more than an hour of emotional appeals from out-of-work blackjack dealers, cooks, servers and support staff couldn’t sway Fresno lawmakers to outright approve the cardroom’s move.
“If you reward a public official who operates with both hypocrisy and hubris, you will only get more political leaders who operate with hypocrisy and hubris,” the former Arkansas Governor said in Fresno on Thursday.
Sparks are flying once again between two high-ranking Fresno Republicans.
“This isn’t brain surgery,” Kiley said of tackling many of the state’s key challenges ignored by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
One of the top uses of the funds will be tailored toward new construction of affordable rental housing – aimed at households earning below 60 percent area median income