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  • California water bond measure advances, but differences remain

    California water bond measure advances, but differences remain
    SACRAMENTO – A Senate panel Tuesday advanced one of the three competing proposals for water bond measures, but lawmakers acknowledged that more negotiations will be required to reach a consensus on what to put before voters. Lawmakers have two...
  • Solis, Kuehl have fundraising lead in L.A. County supervisors' race

    Solis, Kuehl have fundraising lead in L.A. County supervisors' race
    Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl have a considerable fundraising jump over their rivals for two open seats on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, new campaign reports show. Solis raised $518,000...
  • Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat

    Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said Friday he will not be a candidate to replace retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). "I said in 2012 that four decades in elected office was long enough, and I meant it," Yaroslavsky said in...
  • Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money

    Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money
    More than a week after Rep. Henry A. Waxman touched off a political earthquake with his retirement announcement, aftershocks are rippling across his Westside-South Bay district. State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance and former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel,...
  • Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded

    Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded
    Rep. Henry Waxman's sudden announcement Thursday that he would retire after 20 terms set off wild guesswork among political power brokers in California about who would run to replace him. “Waxmania!” declared Democratic consultant Sean...
  • Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat

    Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat
    Former Los Angeles city controller and unsuccessful mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel said Thursday that she plans to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. “When I woke up this morning, I had no idea that someone...
  • Field guide to departing lawmakers -- and possible successors

    Henry A. Waxman’s surprise announcement that he’s leaving Congress means that four longtime California lawmakers are retiring from the House of Representatives. Two are Democrats, two Republicans. Combined, they served more than 100 years in...
  • Sen. Harman wants to veto senior rights bill

    In late August, state Sen. Tom Harman (R-Costa Mesa) missed a vote on a bill that would stiffen penalties against people who defraud senior citizens and tighten banking regulations. Harman's absence had no bearing on the outcome, as Senate Democrats...
  • California film tax credit extension moves forward in Legislature

    California film tax credit extension moves forward in Legislature
    The California Senate on Tuesday approved a two-year extension of tax credits for the film and television industry, providing $100 million annually through July 2017. "The film and television industry is critically important to the economic vitality of...
  • Democrats gain big in Legislature

    Democrats gain big in Legislature
    Democrats were within striking distance of a supermajority in the state Senate late Tuesday, and were drawing near in the Assembly as well, moving the party closer to unilateral power to raise taxes. The potential gains, a result of sweeping changes...
  • BPA ban passes California state Senate

     
    The legislation, sponsored by State Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) and State Assembly member Betsy Butler (D-Marina Del Ray) would ban BPA in baby bottles and sippy cups made or sold after July 1, 2013. It would also require manufacturers to use the...