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  • Democrat John Chiang elected California treasurer, AP reports

    Democrat John Chiang elected California treasurer, AP reports
    Democrat John Chiang has won the contest for California treasurer, defeating Republican Greg Conlon. The treasurer is responsible for managing the state's debt, such as selling bonds that fund major projects.  The campaign was one of the quietest...
  • California GOP victory: Democrats denied supermajority

    California GOP victory: Democrats denied supermajority
    California Republicans scored a rare victory in Tuesday's election by denying Democrats a two-thirds legislative supermajority that would consign GOP lawmakers to virtual irrelevance in the state Capitol. For a party sharply diminished by two decades of...
  • Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?

    Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?
    Here's an ironclad guarantee: California's next state election will be tons more interesting than our just-concluded snoozer. Make that the next two elections — in 2016 and 2018. For starters, we'll be electing a new president in 2016. And...
  • California pension funds are running dry

     California pension funds are running dry
    A decade ago, many of California's public pension plans had plenty of money to pay for workers' retirements. All that has changed, according to a far-reaching package of data from the state controller. Taxpayers are now on the hook for billions of...
  • Democrats keep cash lead in races for financial posts

    Democrats keep cash lead in races for financial posts
    Betty Yee, the Democratic candidate for controller, has more than double the amount of campaign funds available compared to her Republican rival, according to new documents filed with the state. Yee, a member of the Board of Equalization, has nearly...
  • John Chiang is best choice for California treasurer

     John Chiang is best choice for California treasurer
    John Chiang was the best candidate for state treasurer in the June primary, and he's the best candidate now. A lawyer and a Democrat who is termed out of his job as state controller after eight years, Chiang has the experience and the political and...
  • Democrat Chiang, Republican Conlon will compete for treasurer

    Democrat Chiang, Republican Conlon will compete for treasurer
    John Chiang, California’s Democratic state controller, and Greg Conlon, a Republican and retired accountant, will compete for the state treasurer’s office in November.  Ellen Brown, a Green Party candidate, finished third and will not...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...