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Governor Schwarzenegger

The world knows Arnold Schwarzenegger as a famous bodybuilder and a Hollywood action hero, but he is also a successful businessman, generous philanthropist and California's 38th Governor.

Governor Schwarzenegger's most notable accomplishments in his first five years in office include the nation-leading Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 - a bipartisan agreement to combat global warming by reducing California's greenhouse gas emissions - and overhauling the state's workers' compensation system - cutting costs by more than 35 percent.

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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-445-2841
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Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds Final Loans for Clean Energy Business Financing Program

September 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the California Energy Commission approved the final four loans, totaling more than $13.4 million, for the state’s Clean Energy Business Financing Program (CEBFP) for California-based manufacturers of solar products. These four low interest loans awarded to Morgan Solar, Inc; Solar Power, Inc; Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. and the Solaria Corporation complete the state's CEBFP. Using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funds, this program has provided a total of almost $29 million in federal stimulus money to eligible businesses and has retained or created about 1,588 clean energy manufacturing jobs in California

Gov. Schwarzenegger Praises California Company for Green Technology Work

July 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the Department of Energy (DOE) selected Calera Corporation of Los Gatos, CA as one of six recipients to receive American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to convert captured CO2 emissions from industrial sources into useful products:

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement in Response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Decision on...

July 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) decision on the Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing (PACE) program.

Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates Grand Opening of West Los Angeles Veterans Home

Los Angeles, CA - June 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Continuing his commitment to California’s veterans, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CDVA) to celebrate the dedication and grand opening of the California Veterans Home, West Los Angeles (CVH-West Los Angeles), the newest state home which will provide housing and long-term care for many of California’s veterans

Gov. Schwarzenegger Launches Operation Welcome Home for California’s Veterans

June 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Building on his commitment to strengthen employment, economic opportunities and services for California’s veterans and their families, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today launched Operation Welcome Home, a first-in-the-nation, statewide campaign to connect every returning veteran with the services they need to transition successfully from the battlefront to the home front.

Governor Schwarzenegger Signs $10,000 Homebuyer Tax Credit Legislation

March 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today returned to the La Ventana Homes project in Fresno where he kicked off his campaign to extend and expand the hugely successful homebuyer tax credit to sign legislation that will do just that. AB 183, authored by Assemblymember Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) and Senator Roy Ashburn (R-Bakersfield), will provide a tax credit of up to $10,000 to Californians who are buying their first home or purchasing a brand new home.

Gov. Schwarzenegger Highlights Progress of Efforts to Keep Californians in Their Homes

Announces More Than a Quarter Million Loan Modifications Completed. February 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today highlighted the success of his Administration’s efforts to keep California residents in their homes during these difficult economic times, a year after he signed the California Foreclosure Prevention Act (CFPA), a law to promote affordable loan modifications for distressed homeowners who might otherwise face foreclosure.

Governor Schwarzenegger Announces First-in-the-Nation Statewide Green Building Standards Code

January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Continuing California’s efforts to fight climate change and protect the environment, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the California Building Standards Commission unanimously adopted the first-in-the-nation mandatory Green Building Standards Code (CALGREEN) requiring all new buildings in the state to be more energy efficient and environmentally responsible. Taking effect on January 1, 2011, these comprehensive regulations will achieve major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption and water use to create a greener California

Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates Grand Opening of Ventura Veterans Home

December 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Continuing his commitment to California’s veterans, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined California Department of Veterans Affairs (CDVA) Secretary Roger Brautigan and commanding officer of the Naval Base Ventura County Captain James McHugh to celebrate the grand opening of California Veterans Home, Ventura (CVH-Ventura), the newest state veterans home which will provide housing and long-term care for many of California’s veterans

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Following Green Cities California Unveiling of Best Practices Web Site

October 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after Green Cities California, the collaborative of 10 cities and counties acknowledged as sustainability leaders, launched a Web site today that will serve as a resource for other communities striving to go green

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Obama Administration Plan to Assist Housing Finance Agencies, Help...

October 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued the following statement after the Obama Administration’s announced move to provide support to housing finance agencies across the nation. This action will help restart the housing market for low to moderate income first-time homebuyers, including in California, which has been among the hardest hit by the real estate crisis.

Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Mortgage Protection Legislation

October 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- To help prevent California homeowners and homebuyers from being negatively impacted by the fraudulent mortgage practices that have arisen in the aftermath of the national foreclosure crisis, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed legislation to increase protections for consumers in the lending market and provide law enforcement with more tools to crack down on deceitful mortgage practices. These bills aim to strengthen California’s reverse mortgage laws by providing senior homeowners with greater consumer protections when considering reverse mortgage agreements, make it a felony to commit fraud in connection with a mortgage application and promote responsibility and accountability in the real estate market.

Governor Schwarzenegger Announces $68 Million for Low-Income Home Weatherization

October 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the awarding of more than $68 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) weatherization funding to non-profit, local government and community action agencies throughout the state. This funding is federally designated to help low-income families weatherize their homes, which decreases utility bills and saves energy while stimulating local economies. Administered by the State Department of Community Services and Development (CSD), California’s low-income Recovery Act weatherization program was one of the first 15 state plans federally approved by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

California Receives Largest State HPRP Funding Allocation in the United States

September 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) awarded $42.7 million...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Low Interest Federal Loans Available for Residents, Business Owners Affected by...

September 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared Los Angeles County a disaster area as a result of the Station fire, ensuring that low interest federal loans are available for residents and business owners affected by the fire, which began on August 26. This action comes as a result of the Governor’s letter requesting the disaster declaration on September 10.

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Passage of American Clean...

- May 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following statement on the passage of the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee

Gov. Schwarzenegger Joins Mayor Johnson to Announce Steps to Help Homeless

March 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today to announce the state’s participation in a plan that will serve as a first step to addressing Sacramento’s homeless issue by helping the city temporarily relocate homeless people living in “Tent City” to Cal Expo

Governor Schwarzenegger Launches the California Green Corps

State To Utilize Federal Economic Stimulus Funds & Public-Private Partnerships For Green Jobs Training Immediately after meeting with President Obama’s Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis in Sacramento to discuss federal economic stimulus funding and job creation, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today launched the California Green Corps.

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Secretary of the Interior’s Plan to Expedite Development of...

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following statement on the Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne’s order today authorizing the Bureau of Land Management to establish coordination offices, including one in California, which will expedite the permitting of wind, solar, biomass and geothermal projects, along with needed electrical transmission facilities

Gov. Schwarzenegger Partners with Other States to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Deforestation

Continuing his leadership to collaborate with other states to minimize climate change impacts, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today will join with Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and six governors from Brazil and Indonesia in signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to reduce forestry-related greenhouse gas emissions at the Governors' Global Climate Summit in Los Angeles, CA.

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