Republican Finance Chief Joins The CUMovement

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RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. - (01/25/05) -- The California CU League announcedMonday it has hired California Republican Party deputy financedirector Katie Newton to head its political finance operations.Newton will be responsible for meeting the annual political actioncommittee fundraising goals of the California and Nevada leagues."Katie's years of experience as a political fund-raiser and herfamiliarity with the leadership of the California Senate andAssembly make her an ideal choice to head up the efforts of our ownpolitical action committees," said Bob Arnould, League senior vicepresident of government affairs. "Her contacts with California'selected leadership also make her an excellent addition to ouradvocacy team." Newton will replace Ron Fong, who was promoted tochief statehouse lobbyist.

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