RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

California State Legislature

A collection of news and information related to California State Legislature published by this site and its partners.

Top California State Legislature Articles

Displaying items 67-74
  • Banks appear close to killing foreclosure-prevention bill

     
    The year's last big mortgage foreclosure-prevention bill is on life support and its author is racing to revive it before the California Legislature recesses Tuesday night. The measure by Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) fell 14 votes short of the......
  • Webliography: Top-Two voting systems

     
    The February 22 vote in Chicago pitting any number of mayoral hopefuls against one another is not technically a "Top-Two" primary of the sort that has generated controversy elsewhere. Ours will be an election with a run-off between the top......
  • Cadmium: California and the U.S. target toxic jewelry

     
    A bill to ban jewelry containing detectable levels of cadmium has passed the California Legislature and awaits the signature of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) would ban sales of jewelry in California...
  • Bad timing: California seeks bond buyers amid rout in muni market

     
    Yet another way the California Legislature has stuck it to taxpayers: The long delay on a budget agreement this year also delayed the state’s plans to raise cash in the municipal bond market. Now, Treasurer Bill Lockyer is trying to......
  • Brown's proposed budget eliminates state funding for public libraries

     
    Under Jerry Brown's proposed budget, libraries will lose all funding from the state of California....
  • L.A. air officials to vote on pollution trading [UPDATED]

     
    A decade-long battle between Los Angeles regional air quality officials, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California public health groups over the integrity of the area's pollution trading system will be rejoined Friday, as air district...
  • Steve Allen, TV innovator, author, composer, dies at 78

    Steve Allen, the zany comedian and witty social commentator whose career zipped at warp speed from one occupation to the next--from hosting the original "Tonight" show to lecturing about morality to composing thousands of songs--has died in Encino at...
  • Keeping up with the Jacksons

    In March, Janet Jackson signed an unprecedented $40-million record contract. Nine days later brother Michael got a deal that guaranteed $65 million-plus. Suddenly, the recording business is looking like baseball with its escalating contracts. Will there...