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  • Schwarzenegger on taxes, immigration and more

    Hours after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced his latest budget revisions Wednesday, he sat down with Times editors and reporters to share his thoughts on taxes, the entertainment business and more. Below are excerpts of his remarks. You can find the...
  • California Voters Defeat Budget Related Propositions

    California Voters Defeat Budget Related Propositions
    LOS ANGELES -- With a slate of special election budget measures defeated, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state lawmakers will go back to the drawing board today to find ways to trim California's massive budget deficit. Five propositions aimed at...
  • California braces for brutal budget cuts

    California braces for brutal budget cuts
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and lawmakers scrambled Wednesday to avert a financial meltdown, and public officials across California braced for annihilating cuts on the day after voters trounced their leaders' rescue plan for the state. Within two hours of...
  • Poll Reveals Ballot Measures In State Budget In Trouble

    LOS ANGELES - Five state ballot measures aimed at solving California's budget crisis are falling short of the support needed to pass in the May special election, a sign that voters may force lawmakers into another fierce clash over tax hikes and...
  • Karen Bass Rescinds $500,000 Pay Raises To Staff

    SACRAMENTO - State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) has canceled $551,000 in staff pay raises. She said the raises, reported by The Times on Tuesday, have become a distraction from the campaign she is helping lead to pass six budget-related...
  • Despite Budget Crisis, State Assembly Gives $500,000 Pay Raise To Staffers

    State Assembly leaders have given pay raises totaling $551,000 to 136 staff members, even as tens of thousands of other state workers have had their salaries cut and California continues to teeter at the financial brink. Speaker Karen Bass, a Los Angeles...
  • News Clips: Karen Bass Rescinds Raises, Rob Reiner Slams Governor, Radio Host Charged With Kiddie Porn

    FOX40 NEWSROOM - Happy Wednesday! Here are today's top stories from the FOX40 Newsroom: - Speaker Rescinds Raises:  State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass has decided not to issue over $500,000 in pay raises to more than 100 staff members.  Bass said the...
  • State Assembly Leaders Revoke Staffers' Pay Raises

    LOS ANGELES -- State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass has done a complete about-face, calling off big pay raises for 136 staffers as the state faces stubborn budget deficits. The Los Angeles Democrat said on Wednesday that the pay hikes, which totaled 5...
  • Tavis Smiley

    FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2009 EVENT:                         Young Scholars Forum USC Bovard Auditorium 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089 TIME:                           9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.  (Doors open at 8 A.M.) Host: Tavis Smiley...
  • Californians May Get IOU's Not Refunds

    SACRAMENTO -- State officials on Tuesday braced for the possibility of delaying tax refunds to millions of Californians, along with student grants and payments to vendors, as the latest round of budget negotiations between Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and...
  • Southland Observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    LOS ANGELES -- Today's observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day comes as the nation celebrates civil rights gains and prepares to make history once again by swearing in its first African-American president. The King Holiday also marks the start of...