Click for larger image. If you do, you’ll see that red-and-white sign is for a Tea Party meet-up, being advertised on the lawn in front of TDS Guns in Roseville. I noticed this while I was “out and about” this afternoon.
Dan Logue’s enthusiastic endorsement of Texas Gov. Rick Perry for President hasn’t panned out, but that hasn’t stopped our Assemblyman from scooping up some big campaign donations from The Lone Star State for his 2012 Assembly race back home.
Logue received a $2,000 contribution from the Texas oil refiner Valero PAC on 6/30/2011, according to state campaign finance reports. It is under the group “Friends of Dan Logue for Assembly 2012.”
He also received a $1,000 contribution from Texas Industries on 6/30/2011, the Dallas-based construction and cement firm, the documents show. Details are here.
This spring Logue went on a ballyhooed trip to Texas focusing on why California is losing so many jobs to the Lone Star State. CABPRO also named Logue its “business advocate of the year.” Logue formally announced his re-election campaign earlier this month.
Logue previously received $1,500 from Tesoro and $1,000 Valero, the two Texas oil refiners that helped to bankroll Prop. 23, according to CalAcces campaign finance data. Prop. 23 was the proposal to suspend our state’s landmark greenhouse gas reduction law
Logue had been Prop. 23′s biggest proponent, along with our Congressman Tom McClintock. As reported, McClintock also received a $5,000 campaign donation from Valero at that time.
Prop. 23 lost.
“If you plan on traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, the cost of your trip will probably be higher than last year, and the financial pain could strike almost every aspect of your vacation. Even the cost of the turkey dinner,” according to the L.A. Times.
“The average round-trip airfare for travel Wednesday through Sunday to the 10 most popular destinations in the United States has jumped 11% to $373 compared with the same period last year, according to an analysis by Orbitz Worldwide Inc., one of the nation’s busiest travel websites.
“Flights to New York for the holiday will rise the most, jumping 20% over last year, with an average round-trip price of $342, according to Orbitz. Round-trip flights to Los Angeles will jump 12% to $429, according to the travel website.
“Meanwhile, the average hotel rate for the nation’s top 25 destinations for Thursday to next Monday is expected to jump nearly 5%, to $126.35 per night, according to a report by TravelClick Inc., a New York company that provides e-commerce products and services to the hotel industry.”
The rest of the article is here.