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John A. Perez

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  • Assembly speaker restricts press access to lawmakers [Updated]

     
    Reporters who cover the California Assembly face new hurdles to interviewing lawmakers under rules ordered by Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles) for this year's legislative session. Ending the longstanding practice of reporters interviewing...
  • In tight mayor's race, no endorsement by County Democratic Party

     
    In another sign of how close the Los Angeles mayor’s race probably will be this spring, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party failed to endorse a primary candidate after a series of votes in which top candidates Eric Garcetti and......
  • State watchdog trains eye on veterans agency

     
    A state watchdog agency will turn its attention to California’s Veterans Affairs agency to look at "whether state programs are properly aligned with veterans needs." The meeting of the Little Hoover Commission will take place in Sacramento on...
  • Gov. Brown calls for environmental law reform to 'cut needless delays'

     
    Gov. Brown calls for reforming environmental law...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown calls for special session of Legislature on healthcare

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown calls special session on health care...
  • Counties express concerns about Medi-Cal expansion

     
    As state lawmakers propose a major expansion of Medi-Cal to help California implement President Obama's healthcare overhaul, county officials are raising concerns that the proposal could siphon critical dollars from their safety-net programs. On Monday,...
  • Assembly speaker warns UC officials against fee hikes

     
    Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles) issued a stern warning to University of California officials this week, saying that if the UC system follows through with plans to hike student fees, it will face the renewed scrutiny of the......
  • Garcetti garners endorsement of Art Torres

     
    Comparing Eric Garcetti to President Obama, former California Democratic Party chairman and state Sen. Art Torres on Monday endorsed Garcetti for mayor of Los Angeles. Garcetti will prevail in the runoff against Controller Wendy Greuel, Torres predicted,...
  • Butler slips farther behind Bloom in latest vote update

     
    Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom pulled farther ahead of Assemblywoman Betsy Butler, according to the latest ballot update Monday. The two Democrats competed for the 50th Assembly District seat in one of the closest elections in California on Nov. 6....
  • Bloom lead over Butler narrows in Assembly race

     
    Richard Bloom's lead over Assemblywoman Betsy Butler narrowed to just 79 votes, according to the latest updated ballot count. The two Democrats are locked in one of the closest races in the state....
  • With Assembly win, Democrats bolster their supermajority

     
    California Democrats appear to have bolstered their historic supermajority in the Assembly. Final election results released Sunday by Los Angeles County elections officials showed Democrat Steve Fox beating Republican Ron Smith by 145 votes in a...