Bill Lockyer

Bill Lockyer is a retired American politician from California, who held elective office from 1973 to 2015, as State Treasurer of California, California Attorney General, and President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate

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Bill Lockyer attended the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with a B.A. in Political Science in 1965. The following year, Bill Lockyer received a Teaching Credential from CSU in Hayward, then worked for his father's roofing company and as a fork-lift driver at Ward's before getting his first job with the Legislature on the staff of Assemblyman Robert W. Crown. In 1986, Bill Lockyer graduated with a J.D. from University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. Bill Lockyer began his own political career as a School Board member of the San Leandro Unified School District, as chair of the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, and California coordinator of Senator George McGovern's 1972 campaign for the Presidency.

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Finance Rules
January 2, 2023

The Impact of Campaign Finance Rules on Candidate Selection

The Impact of Campaign Finance Rules on Candidate Selection is a discussion on how regulations and rules impact political campaign fundraising and the selection of candidates. In this article, I will discuss the importance of contribution limits, spending limitations, and legal avenues for regulation in state politics. Spending limits Whether a political party or an […]

December 7, 2022

Which Provinces Could Suffer Major Fiscal Hit From Covid Zero?

During a recent roundtable in Ottawa, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau announced that the government is prepared to implement the Covid Zero carbon-pricing program in all Canadian provinces. The program aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2030. While the government’s plans are still in the early stages, the program has already raised […]

Infrastructure and Project Finance
November 21, 2022

An Introduction to Infrastructure and Project Finance

You should be aware of your possibilities whether you want to finance a project or are preparing to create an infrastructure. The sort of loan you require, the loan life cover ratio, and the number of rescinding rights you are eligible for are a few items to pay attention to. Fixed or fluctuating supply Project […]

municipal bond
November 3, 2022

An Economic Analysis of Participation in the Municipal Finance Industry

Inefficient municipal bond management can decrease people’s willingness to invest. As a result, some governments and companies have incorporated measures that reduce their costs, while others raise their rates of return. A more cooperative approach can help both sides meet their goals. It is also important to note that efficiency and justice are not mutually […]

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