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  • Panel defeats bill banning public transit strikes

    SACRAMENTO -- A Republican measure that would have prohibited public transit workers from striking was rejected by a state Senate panel Monday with Democrats in opposition. Senate Republican leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) introduced SB 423 in...
  • Senate ethics chief calls allegations against Sen. Calderon troubling

    Senate ethics chief calls allegations against Sen. Calderon troubling
    SACRAMENTO -- The chairman of the state Senate’s ethics panel looking into actions of Sen. Ronald S. Calderon said Thursday that allegations against the Democratic lawmaker contained in a leaked FBI affidavit are troubling if true. Sen. Richard...
  • Republican, Democratic lawmakers divided over Brown speech

    Republican, Democratic lawmakers divided over Brown speech
    SACRAMENTO -- Republican lawmakers were critical of the governor's State of the State address Wednesday, saying it was light on details and sugarcoated economic issues and what they said were policies unfriendly to business. “When we have a...
  • State Sen. Emmerson abruptly resigns

    SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Bill Emmerson (R-Redlands) abruptly announced his resignation Friday, saying that after nine years in the Legislature¬† his passion for the job had waned and his constituents deserve better. Emmerson’s departure,...
  • California's finances improving faster than expected

    SACRAMENTO — California's finances are improving faster than expected and schools could receive billions in extra funds next year, according to the Legislature's budget advisors. "The state's budgetary condition is stronger than at any point in...
  • California leaders remember and mourn Mandela

    California leaders remember and mourn Mandela
    SACRAMENTO -- California politicians on Thursday mourned the death of Nelson Mandela, the iconic South African leader who helped bring an end to apartheid. “Nelson Mandela fought heroically for freedom and a truly democratic society," Gov. Jerry...
  • California Republican leader proposes outlawing public transit strikes

    California Republican leader proposes outlawing public transit strikes
    SACRAMENTO -- Employees of public transit systems in California would be barred from going on strike under legislation proposed Monday by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar). Huff made the proposal in response to a potential third strike...
  • Senate leader pushes new plan to spend polluter fees

    Senate leader pushes new plan to spend polluter fees
    SACRAMENTO -- Senate leader Darrell Steinberg on Monday outlined a new proposal for funding affordable housing, transportation upgrades and bullet train construction with money from California's cap-and-trade program. The program, approved by the...
  • Jerry Brown pushes his plan for state reserve fund

    Jerry Brown pushes his plan for state reserve fund
    SACRAMENTO — Raising the stakes in his campaign to strengthen California's finances, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the state Legislature for next week to consider a new plan to save money and pay off state debt, an...
  • 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

    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...