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John Chiang

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  • Audit faults Cudahy as government in chaos

    Audit faults Cudahy as government in chaos
    When three city officials were arrested trying to shake down a marijuana dispensary owner, Cudahy was branded a town where bribes were routine and elections were rigged. On Tuesday, state officials added one more indignity to Cudahy's battered...
  • Confident Brown can have it his way in state budget process

    Gov. Jerry Brown definitely rules the roost in California's Capitol. And on Tuesday he was strutting and crowing and thoroughly enjoying himself. Unlike previous governors—including his dad Pat Brown a half century ago—Jerry seldom holds...
  • California seeks to return Purple Hearts, other property to veterans

    California seeks to return Purple Hearts, other property to veterans
    Purple Hearts, Bronze Stars and personal belongings from the battlefield are among a trove of unclaimed property the state will try to return to more than 95,000 California veterans or their families under a new effort launched by the state controller's...
  • Pérez keeps cash advantage in controller race

    Pérez keeps cash advantage in controller race
    Assemblyman John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) has maintained a solid fundraising lead in the race for state controller, and new reports show him with $1.8 million in the bank as of May 17. Pérez, who was the Assembly speaker until earlier this month, is...
  • John Chiang for state treasurer

    John Chiang for state treasurer
    The California state treasurer is charged with investing the state's money and selling its bonds. That's not quite as sweeping as it sounds. The Legislature and voters actually decide what projects to sell bonds for, and there are numerous constraints...
  • June 3 primary election: The Times recommends

    June 3 primary election: The Times recommends
    The Times has offered its recommendations in many of the races in the June 3 elections and has posted them at latimes.com/endorsements. We endorse selectively, and this year have focused on the county and statewide races, on judicial elections, and on the...
  • State controller overstepped power on budget, appeals court rules

    SACRAMENTO -- A state appeals court has ruled in favor of the California Legislature in its battle with State Controller John Chiang over his 2011 decision to dock legislators’ pay after he concluded the budget they passed was not balanced. A...
  • Money pours into campaigns for candidates seeking statewide posts

    Money pours into campaigns for candidates seeking statewide posts
    Money flowed into the election campaigns for California's slate of lower-rung statewide political offices in 2013, a batch of races expected to vary from piping hot to, well, snoozers. Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom currently face...
  • State asks all public K-12 schools to make salaries public

    State asks all public K-12 schools to make salaries public
    State Controller John Chiang has asked every public school district in the state to provide salary and benefit information for all employees and elected officials so that it can be posted on the Internet and shared with the public. Chiang has said...
  • Controller seeks pay data from all California public schools

    State Controller John Chiang has asked every public school district in the state to provide salary and benefit information for all employees and elected officials so that it can be posted on the Web and shared with the public. Chiang has said that...
  • Assembly Speaker Perez backs Ted Lieu in race for Congress

    California Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) has added his name to a growing list of endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is running for Congress. "Ted's smarts, skills, tenacity and record make him the best choice for...