Corporate-free Campaign

For too long our democracy has been compromised by corporations and the 1% using our broken campaign finance system to legally bribe our politicians. A study conducted by Princeton in 2014 proved that the US is an oligarchy, not a democracy. The…


Millionaires must pay their fair share!

California needs a more progressive Millionaires’ tax. We need one that raises the rate of the tax as the income increases. Currently, millionaires making $1 million in a year pay a total 13.3% in California income taxes. I propose a progressive and…


Statewide, PG&E's corporate greed endangers California

McLaughlin Calls for PG&E to have its public franchise terminated and replaced by a publicly owned and operated utility.​ RICHMOND, CA - Gayle McLaughlin, 12-year elected official in Richmond and candidate for Lt. Governor of California, today…


It's Go Time! Let's Get Volunteering!

Calling all Gayle for CA volunteers! Thanks to everyone who has gotten started helping to spread the good word about Gayle, and to all of you who want to get more involved! We see ALL of you as strong Local Leaders and we are be dedicated to…


Female Inmates In California Are Fighting Life-Threatening Wildfires For $1 Per Hour

As the wildfires in California continue to tear across the northern part of the state, all available hands have been on deck to fight the blazes. Over 8,000 firefighters were mobilized by Thursday, according to Cal Fire, but they weren't the only…


Happy Islamic New Year to Our Muslim Neighbors

Today, September 21, 2017, is the Islamic New Year 1439. The word 'Islam' means 'peace.' I offer my warmest greetings and wishes of peace and prosperity to all our Muslim brothers and sisters around the globe We are living in an era where the U.S.…


How Bernie Sanders is cultivating California for 2020

Bernie Sanders can’t get enough of California. Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont, barnstormed the Golden State ahead of the June 2016 primary like no presidential candidate in recent memory. The front-runner in the party’s nascent 2020…


Gayle McLaughlin admired in article on New York Mayoral Policies

… To compare our mayor to some of the other mayors you write about. Gayle McLaughlin, from Richmond County, California, she has a program to give ex-felons $1,000 a month stipend. I think de Blasio would have a tough time supporting that. Chokwe…


Another new voice was Gayle McLaughlin the former mayor of Richmond, whose recent experience is chillingly relevant to San Pedro. “Rancho LPG stores 25 million gallons of very explosive and flammable propane and butane gases and there’s no way…

Highland Community News: Gayle McLaughlin for Lt. Governor

(Read article) In 2010, as Mayor of Richmond, CA, I presided over our City Council when we unanimously passed a resolution to boycott the State of Arizona for its SB 1070 law which expanded statewide the massive racial profiling and gross human…