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  • California creates first guidelines for prescribing psych meds to foster youth

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Three years after joining forces to address the alarming use of psychotropic medications in California's foster care system, a high-level group of health care officials, attorneys and public policy leaders on Friday unveiled a sweeping set of guidelines for doctors who prescribe the powerful drugs to some of the state's most traumatized children.
  • Bullet train funding is bargaining chip in state budget debate

    Bullet train funding is bargaining chip in state budget debate
    As the biggest cheerleader for California's $68-billion bullet train, Gov. Jerry Brown has battled lawsuits from angry landowners and intractable opposition from Republicans. And two years ago, the project barely survived a vote in a Legislature...

    Democrats block audit of state oversight of Inglewood schools

    Democrats block audit of state oversight of Inglewood schools
    Democratic lawmakers Tuesday blocked a Republican proposal to audit the state superintendent of public instruction’s oversight of  the troubled Inglewood Unified School District. Financial and management problems led the state to take over the...

    Gov. Jerry Brown's cap-and-trade plans face opposition

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to borrow $500 million from cap-and-trade proceeds to cover general fund expenses has not been warmly welcomed in the Legislature. "It doesn’t really make sense," said Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose) at a budget...

    Senate leader divvies up Calderon committee posts

    Senate leader divvies up Calderon committee posts
    SACRAMENTO -- Two months after state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was stripped of all his committee assignments in the midst of an FBI probe, the Senate's leader recommended Monday that they be divvied up to other lawmakers for the coming year. Senate...