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  • Senate Democrats block motions to suspend Sens. Wright and Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate Democrats on Monday blocked two resolutions that would have suspended Sens. Ronald Calderon and Roderick Wright, who have taken voluntary leaves of absences pending the outcome of criminal charges they are facing. Senate...
  • Hernandez: More discussion needed on affirmative action

    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) portrayed Monday the shelving of his amendment to overturn the state's ban on affirmative action in higher education as an attempt to defuse the increasingly heated backlash the proposal has...
  • Window opens to curb legal corruption

    SACRAMENTO — The most shameful habit of California legislators arguably is their annual summer shakedown of lobbyists. But it finally may be ending, at least in the Senate. Senate leaders — rocked by the corruption scandals of two fellow...
  • California Senate to three suspended members: You're dead to me

    A week after taking the unprecedented step of suspending three colleagues, the California state Senate erased the lawmakers’ names, press releases and archives from its websites. The Senate left in place bare-bones information for the districts of...
  • Warning: Sugary drink warning labels advance in Senate

    A California Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday to mandate warning labels on sweetened drinks that contain at least 50 calories per cup. Which invites the question: Who reads drink labels? Supporters of SB 1000, including Sen. Bill Monning (D-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Probe of GPS monitoring of suspected serial killers sought

    Probe of GPS monitoring of suspected serial killers sought
    SACRAMENTO — The leader of the state Senate is seeking an investigation into how two sex offenders being monitored by parole agents and tracked by GPS devices were allegedly able to rape and kill four women without being detected. The two sex...
  • Senate leader calls for GPS investigation after O.C. serial killings

    SACRAMENTO -- The leader of the state Senate is seeking an investigation into how two sex offenders being monitored by parole agents and tracked by GPS devices were allegedly able to rape and murder four women without being detected. The two sex...
  • Steinberg seeks sex offender review beyond 'what sounds good'

    SACRAMENTO-- California Senate leader Darrell Steinberg says he'll seek a state investigation into California's supervision of sex offenders that goes beyond the circumstances of two Orange County transients recently accused of killing multiple women...