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Five Questions for Lieutenant Governor Kounalakis

Five Questions for Lieutenant Governor Kounalakis

AgriPulse By Brad Hooker August 14, 2019 Eleni Kounalakis is proud to say she grew up as a farm girl, “hunting, fishing and growing things.” Her family grew mostly wheat in what was then a rural part of Sacramento County along the Sacramento River. “I have a deep...

California harmed by tariffs: official

California harmed by tariffs: official

Ecns.ch Editor: Li Yan July 19, 2019 Lieutenant governor says millions of jobs are dependent on international trade The prolonged trade dispute between the U.S. and China is harming California's economy, the fifth largest in the world, and threatens millions of jobs...

Students Demonstrate for On Campus Medication Abortion Access

Students Demonstrate for On Campus Medication Abortion Access

The Guardian  By Jacob Sutherland July 18, 2019 University of California students demonstrated outside of the UC Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, July 17 in support of Senate Bill 24, which aims to expand medication abortion access on California’s public...

SacTown Talks by the Nooner with Scott Lay

SacTown Talks by the Nooner with Scott Lay

SacTown Talks by the Nooner By Scott Lay and Gibran Maciel Episode #71 July 15, 2019 Summary Eleni Kounalakis is California's Lieutenant Governor - the first woman to be elected to the post. Previously, Eleni served as a United States ambassador to Hungary during the...

Climate change must top BRI agenda: California Lt. Gov. Kounalakis

Climate change must top BRI agenda: California Lt. Gov. Kounalakis

CGNT  By Sim Sim Wescott April 26, 2019 As more and more countries and partners get involved in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), not just trade but also climate change needs to be a top priority, California's Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis told CGTN on...

Lt Gov Eleni Kounalakis Takes in Sights, Issues During Visit

Lt Gov Eleni Kounalakis Takes in Sights, Issues During Visit

  CSULB By Andrew Edwards March 21, 2019 California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis visited Long Beach State on Wednesday to meet with students, faculty, and staff for an afternoon tour, as well to discuss the campus’ existing and future needs. Kounalakis, who by...

The world is knocking at California’s door, and we welcome it

The world is knocking at California’s door, and we welcome it

CALmatters   Guest Commentary by Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis March 11, 2019 California is the magnet of todo el mundo. What attracts people from around the world is not only the state’s natural beauty and strong economy, it is how we channel innovation to address...

In campus visit, lieutenant governor finds that old Berkeley spark

In campus visit, lieutenant governor finds that old Berkeley spark

Berkeley News By Will Kane February 15, 2019 California’s lieutenant governor, Eleni Kounalakis, hasn’t been a student at UC Berkeley since she graduated from the Haas School of Business in 1992. But returning to campus for four hours on Friday, she said she felt the...