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  • Budget talks won't be easy for governor

     When Gov. Jerry Brown releases his latest budget plan Tuesday, he will already have a major fiscal victory under his belt, having cut a deal to strengthen the state's reserve fund. But over the next few weeks, spending negotiations with lawmakers...
  • 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...
  • Parole officials to investigate supervision of accused serial killers

    Parole officials to investigate supervision of accused serial killers
    California parole officials have launched an internal inquiry into how closely state agents supervised two sex offenders who allegedly killed four women, and possibly a fifth, while being tracked with GPS. However, a state Senate leader has yet to...
  • State parole officials probe monitoring of accused O.C. serial killers

    California parole officials have launched an internal inquiry into how closely state agents supervised two sex offenders who are accused of killing four women, and possibly a fifth, while being tracked on GPS. However, a state Senate leader has yet to...
  • Mandate for 'kill switches' in smartphones fails in Calif. Senate

    SACRAMENTO — Despite support from law enforcement including LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, a measure that would require smartphones to have enabled "kill switches" failed in a close vote Thursday in the California Senate. With the telecommunications...
  • State to provide $75 million in mental health grants

    State to provide $75 million in mental health grants
    SAN FRANCISCO -- State Treasurer Bill Lockyer announced the approval Thursday of $75.3 million in grants that aim to stabilize residents with severe mental illness before they land in jail or suffer multiple hospitalizations. The 20 grants will go to 28...
  • Republicans back Brown's concept of a fund for debt and rainy days

    Republicans back Brown's concept of a fund for debt and rainy days
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has both Democrats and Republicans on board with the broad outlines of his plan for stockpiling some cash and paying off debt. But as the special legislative session Brown called on the issue opened Thursday, it was...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's fiscal pitch gets warm reception

    Gov. Jerry Brown's fiscal pitch gets warm reception
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown received a warm welcome from lawmakers Monday as he pitched his proposal to pay off debt and save money for future economic downturns. He faced only one mild question during a rare appearance before a legislative...
  • Op-Ed: Preschool should remain out of public hands

    I am compelled to get the word out regarding a Senate bill that could adversely affect private preschools in California. The bill is labeled SB 837 or Kindergarten Readiness Act of 2014. This bill is written with good intentions, but the implementation is...
  • Peace officer for state Senate is fired over drug use

    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said Friday he has fired a Capitol peace officer after learning that tests found cocaine in the officer’s system when he was involved in a fatal shooting in front of his home in 2012....
  • 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...