Posts Tagged: oral history


Oral history: Lobbyist George Steffes

Sacramento lobbyist George Steffes.

When Ronald Reagan was elected governor of California in 1966, George Steffes joined his administration as legislative secretary and director of policy, a job he held until 1972. Steffes then helped form the first multi-partner lobbying firm in Sacramento. He is the senior partner of Capitol Partners.


Oral history: Judge Thelton Henderson

Retired U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson

For 37 years,  Thelton Henderson was a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for Northern  California. He presided over numerous high-profile cases,  including his role as a receiver to oversee the quality of health care services in California’s prison system and his work to reform the Oakland Police Department through a consent decree.

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