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Bob Wieckowski

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  • Assembly backs proposal to allow non-citizens on California juries

    SACRAMENTO -- Legislation approved by the Assembly on Thursday would make California the first state to allow non-citizens to serve on juries as long as they are in the country legally.   The bill’s sponsor, Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont),...
  • Brown signs bill to allow children more than two legal parents

    Brown signs bill to allow children more than two legal parents
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will allow children in California to have more than two legal parents, a measure opposed by some conservative groups as an attack on the traditional family. Sen. Mark Leno (D-San...
  • Gov. Brown agrees: Jury duty is for citizens only

    Gov. Brown agrees: Jury duty is for citizens only
    Editorial writers have to state a position and back it up in just a few hundred words. Gov. Jerry Brown would make a pretty good editorial writer, as he demonstrated with Monday's veto message of a bill that would have extended jury duty to noncitizens....
  • Making retailers liable for damages from hacking

    Making retailers liable for damages from hacking
    SACRAMENTO — The recent hacking of customer data from Target Corp. computers is roiling the California Legislature. Last week, two members of the Assembly touted a bill to strengthen consumer safeguards and limit the type of information...
  • Target, Neiman Marcus will be no-shows at hearing on data breaches

    Target, Neiman Marcus will be no-shows at hearing on data breaches
    SACRAMENTO -- Two Assembly panels will convene next week to examine consumer data safety, but lawmakers won't be hearing from two companies that have been hit with recent high-profile security breaches. Lawmakers invited representatives of Target and...
  • Gatto seeks to reverse 'super PAC' court decision

    Gatto seeks to reverse 'super PAC' court decision
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto calls for the end of super PACs

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded unlimited...
  • California fracking bill would protect industry ‘trade secrets’

     
    A California lawmaker working to pass the Golden State's first hydraulic fracturing rules has watered down his landmark legislation, hoping to overcome industry opposition to a measure that would force energy companies to disclose the mysterious mix of...
  • California state lawmaker wants fracking moratorium

     
    A state lawmaker has proposed legislation that would ban the use of hydraulic fracturing in California until regulators write rules governing the controversial procedure. The measure, introduced by Assemblywoman Betsy Butler (D-Marina del Rey), would...
  • As lawmakers pursue fracking bills, report looks at water effects

     
    A new report on hydraulic fracturing has taken stock of the controversial procedure's effect on water supplies in Colorado, echoing concerns of California lawmakers as they seek to regulate "fracking" here. Western Resource Advocates, an environmental...
  • Sacramento to host California's final fracking workshop

     
    California environmental officials will host a public meeting on hydraulic fracturing in Sacramento next week, capping a months-long series of workshops aimed at shaping regulations for the controversial method of oil extraction. The meeting will take...