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  • Gov. Jerry Brown pushes for scaled-down, $6-billion water bond

    Gov. Jerry Brown pushes for scaled-down, $6-billion water bond
    Gov. Jerry Brown told legislative leaders Tuesday that he wants a $6-billion water bond to be put before voters in November — a substantially lower price tag than proposals making their way through the Legislature. Brown also made clear that he...
  • Democrats block audit of state oversight of Inglewood schools

    Democratic lawmakers Tuesday blocked a Republican proposal to audit the state superintendent of public instruction’s oversight of  the troubled Inglewood Unified School District. Financial and management problems led the state to take over the...
  • Activists for tougher campaign finance laws arrested at Capitol

    A group of activists pressing for tougher campaign finance rules has stirred things up at the Capitol, resulting in more than 40 arrests of its members and sparking debate about democracy and government. A dozen activists from the group 99Rise walked...
  • Optimistic on economy, California lawmakers OK $156.4-billion budget

    Optimistic on economy, California lawmakers OK $156.4-billion budget
    Flush with optimism from California's resurgent economy, lawmakers approved a $156.4-billion state budget that expands preschool for children from poor families, increases welfare payments and provides critical funding for building the nation's first...
  • Sen. Wright's conviction leads to committee shake-ups

    SACRAMENTO -- A day after going on a leave of absence, Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) was replaced Wednesday as the chairman of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee by Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana). Wright was removed as chairman after a...
  • Senate GOP leader Huff moves to suspend Wright and Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- Senate Republican leader Bob Huff of Diamond Bar introduced resolutions Wednesday that would suspend Democratic Sens. Roderick Wright and Ronald Calderon as a backup in case a separate motion to expel Wright fails. Wright was granted a...
  • GOP fails in attempt to expel Sen. Roderick Wright from office

    SACRAMENTO -- Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked an attempt by Republican lawmakers to expel Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood), who last month was found guilty of eight felony charges including perjury and voter fraud. A resolution by three...
  • California lawmakers report meals, sports tickets, other gifts

    California lawmakers report meals, sports tickets, other gifts
    SACRAMENTO -- While a state Senate panel considers further restrictions on gifts, California lawmakers reported Monday receiving thousands of dollars in sports tickets, meals, amusement park entries and other gifts, many from special interests that...
  • There are far worse crimes than Wright's

    There are far worse crimes than Wright's
    SACRAMENTO — Pardon me if I haven't gotten all worked up about Sen. Rod Wright being convicted of lying about where he lives. A politician fudging his residency to make people think he lives in his district? Shock, shock! Happens a lot. But...
  • Democrats' blanket rejection of flextime is shortsighted

    Democrats' blanket rejection of flextime is shortsighted
    SACRAMENTO—News flash for Democratic state lawmakers: Not all Republican ideas are kooky. Some make sense. A few GOP bills might even help struggling workers — the very people Democrats are supposed to be fighting for in the state Capitol....
  • State Senate panel reviews ethics, campaign laws

    SACRAMENTO — With the state Legislature rocked by multiple scandals, the leader of the Senate has assembled a group of lawmakers to examine the state's decades-old ethics and campaign laws. The Senate Ethics Working Group was formed by Senate...