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  • California's economic stability leaves Gov. Brown a new challenge

    California's economic stability leaves Gov. Brown a new challenge
    SACRAMENTO — Soon after Jerry Brown was elected governor in 2010, he invited the state's top budget official, Ana Matosantos, to lunch at his office. He had just two months to prepare his first plan for tackling California's $26-billion deficit....
  • State senators talk ethics in wake of scandals

    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) bemoaned the "subtle and insidious impact" of money in politics on Wednesday. His comments came after criminal investigations that have resulted in the unprecedented suspensions of three...
  • Kashkari speaks to Log Cabin about what he'd do as governor

    Kashkari speaks to Log Cabin about what he'd do as governor
    Neel Kashkari has his sights set on Sacramento, but he has no desire to take high-speed rail to get there. Kashkari, a Laguna Beach resident seeking to become the Republican nominee to challenge incumbent Jerry Brown for governor this fall, said money...
  • Senate supports asking voters to repeal ban on bilingual education

    Senate supports asking voters to repeal ban on bilingual education
    The state Senate voted Tuesday to ask California voters to repeal a ban on bilingual education in the state, saying children in other countries are successfully learning multiple languages. The senate voted to put a measure on the ballot in November...
  • California GOP senators introduce ethics bill after lawmaker arrests

    With Democratic senators watering down a key ethics bill, Republican lawmakers on Wednesday proposed their own package of changes in response to criminal charges filed against three California senators. The Republican measure would double the sentence...
  • GOP lawmakers, Neel Kashkari slam Donnelly immigration remarks

    GOP lawmakers, Neel Kashkari slam Donnelly immigration remarks
    Republican legislative leaders and a rival GOP gubernatorial candidate Tuesday slammed newly discovered remarks by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly comparing illegal immigration to war and urging citizens to rise up and join him in patrolling the border....
  • University officials support loans for undocumented students

    University officials support loans for undocumented students
    SACRAMENTO -- Administrators from California’s two public university systems called Wednesday for the state to provide student loans to some immigrants in the country illegally to cover expenses not met with state scholarships. UC President...
  • Bill to boost campaign-finance disclosure clears Calif. Legislature

    Bill to boost campaign-finance disclosure clears Calif. Legislature
    The state Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would force nonprofit groups and others to disclose the true source of large contributions to California campaigns, but agreed to delay its enforcement. The bill, which now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown...
  • California oil tax survives first Senate committee vote

    California oil tax survives first Senate committee vote
    SACRAMENTO — A proposal to charge a tax on oil pumped from the ground in California was approved Thursday by a state Senate panel on grounds that it would help fund higher education in the state. The Senate Education Committee voted, 5-2, to...
  • Mandate for 'kill switches' in smartphones fails in Calif. Senate

    SACRAMENTO — Despite support from law enforcement including LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, a measure that would require smartphones to have enabled "kill switches" failed in a close vote Thursday in the California Senate. With the telecommunications...
  • 'Dark' campaign money needs a little light

    There's bipartisan agreement in California's Capitol that hiding the identities of political fat cats is bad for democracy. In deciding how to vote, a citizen needs to know who's bankrolling a candidate or a ballot measure. That's what most of these...