Over the past two decades, the California governor and his wife have accepted more than $700,000 from Pacific Gas & Electric, its foundation and its employees as the utility has supported his campaigns, ballot initiatives, inauguration festivities and his wife’s film projects, records show.
In December, Patrick, 63, said he would not be a candidate for president. The former two-term governor of Massachusetts, elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010, at that time cited “the cruelty of our elections process.”
When the first customer stepped in to help at the Alabama restaurant, “It was a transition so smooth I initially assumed it was a staff member returning to their shift,” one customer said in an email. Soon after, another jumped in. Then another.