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Carol Liu

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  • Exemption for California PUC chief stalls budget finalization

    Exemption for California PUC chief stalls budget finalization
    SACRAMENTO -- Under a provision tucked into budget legislation by the state Senate, the president of the California Public Utilities Commission would be exempt from a proposal intended to prevent commissioners from spending agency-related funds that...
  • Ron Kaye: Outcry preserves the right to know

    Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant last week when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of...
  • Commentary: Outcry preserves the right to know

    Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of information law...
  • Caltrans identifies homes for possible sale on controversial 710 route

    Caltrans identifies homes for possible sale on controversial 710 route
    Caltrans, slammed by a state audit for mismanaging the 500-plus properties it owns in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles, has identified 17 homes that could be sold. The state transportation agency bought the properties up to six decades earlier...
  • Gatto, Liu say they're ready to help Glendale

    State lawmakers said this week that despite complaints from local officials, they are willing to help cities stymied by the end of redevelopment through the dissolution process — if they ask. During a City Hall meeting last week, city and Los...
  • State Senate approves student testing plan over federal objections

    California lawmakers pushed ahead Tuesday with a new state testing plan despite a threat by the Obama administration to withhold federal education funds unless substantial changes were made. The state Senate approved the overhaul on a 25-7 vote, with...
  • Political Landscape: Brown sifting through last-minute bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown is currently going through a massive number of bills that were approved by the Legislature at the last minute before lawmakers went into recess until January. One bill awaiting Brown’s signature would require the California...
  • Political Landscape: Governor rules on last-minute bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed several pieces of legislation by local lawmakers just before the Oct. 9 deadline, including a controversial firearm bill, but vetoed others, such as one designed to put more rapists behind bars. The new firearm law authored by...
  • Liu named 'Legislator of the Year'

    Liu named 'Legislator of the Year'
    The California Library Association has named State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Ca├▒ada Flintridge) its 2011 Legislator of the Year. The organization represents public, academic and specialty libraries across the state. Liu was recognized for her leadership in...
  • Surf's up for retiring city attorney

    The cover of the invitation had three surfboard drawings on it. At first it wasn’t clear what surfboards had to do with the retirement party of Glendale’s City Atty. Scott Howard. On Friday, several hundred city employees, family, friends...
  • Support builds for tax credit

    Lawmakers are pushing to extend the California Film and Television Tax Credit program, which has resulted in billions of dollars of economic activity. Enacted in 2009, the legislation was designed to create jobs, increase production spending and generate...