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  • Legislative leaders have mixed reactions to governor's budget

    Legislative leaders have mixed reactions to governor's budget
    Republican legislative leaders on Tuesday said Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed revision to the California budget provides a welcome improvement to the state’s rainy-day fund, but criticized other plans for spending state revenue on programs...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown presses for scaled-back, $6-billion water bond

    Gov. Jerry Brown presses for scaled-back, $6-billion water bond
    Gov. Jerry Brown told legislative leaders Tuesday 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 has concerns...
  • 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...
  • Assembly approves tax credits for aerospace industry

    Assembly approves tax credits for aerospace industry
    The California Assembly on Thursday approved a fast-tracked proposal to provide up to $420 million in tax breaks over 15 years for the aerospace industry. The bill by Assemblyman Steve Fox (D-Palmdale) would offer credits for an "advanced strategic...
  • Assembly Republicans select Kristin Olsen as next leader

    Assembly Republicans select Kristin Olsen as next leader
    Modesto Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen is next in line to lead the Assembly Republicans, after a GOP caucus vote Tuesday.  She'll take the reins from current Assembly Minority Leader Connie Conway (R-Tulare) in November. Conway is termed out of the...
  • School finance proposal blasted in final days of budget talks

    School finance proposal blasted in final days of budget talks
    A last-minute proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown to limit the amount of money school districts can keep in their reserve accounts triggered an angry response in the closing days of budget negotiations. “I think it’s stupid," said Megan Reilly,...
  • GOP leader urges Prop. 8 author to exit Assembly race

    Assembly Republican leader Connie Conway is urging donors in the Sacramento suburbs to push the author of Proposition 8 out of a heated Assembly race and rally around the GOPincumbent. In a letter to donors this week, Conway said Andy Pugno, author of...
  • Republicans prepare counterattack on Gov. Brown budget plan

     
    When it comes to budget negotiations this year, Republicans are expected to have little leverage.They don't have enough votes in either the Assembly or the Senate to prevent Democrats from easily pushing through their own spending plan....
  • Crime renews lawmaker's concerns about shifting felons to counties

     
    A Republican lawmaker who opposes shifting supervision of many felons from the state to counties voiced concern Wednesday over the arrest of a Sacramento man this week on sexual assault charges a month after he was released from state prison.......
  • Jerry Brown needles GOP for pre-taping response to his speech

     
    Before getting down to business, Gov. Jerry Brown started his State of the Speech on Wednesday by ribbing top Republicans for pre-taping their response to his remarks....
  • Internet proves tricky for both parties in Sacramento

     
    It looks like prematurely uploading things to the Internet is a bipartisan problem in California state government. Less than two weeks after a state worker accidentally posted Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal online days early, Republicans...