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Barbara S. Matthews
- Party: Democratic
- Occupation: State Lawmaker
- Barbara Matthews was elected to represent the 17th Assembly District of the California State Legislature November, 2000.
- She Chairs the Assembly Committee on Agriculture and the Assembly Select Committee on the Future of Farming in California.
- She is a member of the Higher Education, Water, Entertainment, and Veterans Affairs Committees.
- Barbara is a member of the Board of Directors of Tracy's Arts Leadership Alliance and a member of Soroptimist International of Tracy-Daybreak.
- Prior to being elected to the Assembly, Barbara worked in the grocery business for 21 years. She was the Government Relations Manager for Albertson's
- This year, I was a sponsor of Proposition 42, which requires that state gasoline sales taxes be spent improving our highways, local streets, and mass
- As a sponsor of a new Jarvis Initiative, I'm qualifying a proposition to raise the Homeowners' Property Tax Exemption from $7,000 to $32,000
- In 2001, when I saw how energy producers were overcharging for electricity, without anyone doing anything about it, I sued.
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- Party: Republican
- Occupation: Businessman
- Phone: 209-723-4372; Addr: PO Box 3767, Merced, CA 95344; Email: email@example.com
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