Fresno Mayor Swearengin Meets GOP Convention Delegates

Fresno mayor and now state controller hopeful Ashley Swearengin came to the California Republican Party convention Friday with a fairly modest goal of introducing herself to the party’s grassroots activists, a cadre of dedicated GOP foot soldiers who would be key to her campaign. It is clear Swearengin has her work cut out. Delegates from …

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Bakersfield Californian Recommends Swearengin for Controller

Voters elect California’s controller to maintain a watch on state government spending. A controller sounds the alarm when budgets are out of whack and when problems — such as upside-down pension funds — crop up. Consider when the current controller, John Chiang, sounded the alarm by refusing to pay legislators after he concluded their gimmick-filled …

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Swearengin Will Carefully Watch Taxpayers’ Dollars

Three experienced candidates are running to become California’s next controller, an office that in the right hands can be a force for fiscal responsibility and accountability. As its best, the controller is a financial watchdog whose auditors uncover misfeasance, as termed out Controller John Chiang did when he audited the corrupt city of Bell. Chiang, …

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From The Desk Of Pete Wilson, Former Governor of California

To My Fellow Californians, Former California Governor Pete Wilson Polls show that Californians are understandably fed-up with business as usual in Sacramento. They are ready for real reforms, economic growth, and a return of integrity to state government. I have endorsed Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin for State Controller. She’s a top notch pro-business, pro-jobs candidate …

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LA Times Endorses Ashley for California Controller

Swearengin… seems better suited for the job. As mayor, she righted Fresno’s listing financial ship by reducing the number of public employees by 1,700 positions, and she recently won a higher pay-in by city workers for their pensions. She has drawn on her experience in economic development to try to position Fresno, the poorest of …

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