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Joan Buchanan

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  • Gov. Jerry Brown should spell out how he'd fund school construction

    Gov. Jerry Brown should spell out how he'd fund school construction
    California governors have enormous power to shove around legislatures. And Gov. Jerry Brown has learned how to use it without working up a sweat.
  • State legislators seek crackdown on expensive form of school finance

     
    Two state legislators are leading an effort to rein in an increasingly popular method of paying for classrooms and other school improvements. So-called capital improvement bonds often carry repayment costs several times higher than the amount borrowed.

    Assembly race will split key Jerry Brown allies

     
    The battle for the Bay Area Assembly seat being vacated by Joan Buchanan next year will be a typical Capitol struggle, with labor-backed candidates squaring off against more business-friendly moderates. What will make next year’s race a bit...

    Jerry Brown aide announces state Assembly bid

     
    Steve Glazer, who managed Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2010 campaign, announced his own candidacy for state Assembly on Tuesday. Glazer, who serves on the City Council in the Bay Area city of Orinda, looked to stake out ground in the political...

    California lawmakers OK new campaign rules for water board members

    Lawmakers on Wednesday approved new campaign rules in response to a controversy involving the political activities of suspended Sen. Ronald S. Calderon and his brother, former Assemblyman Tom Calderon, both Democrats from Montebello. The legislation,...