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  • Senate reports are critical of Bay Bridge construction oversight

    Two reports prepared for a state Senate committee reiterate that the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is safe, but note problems with transparency, oversight of engineering flaws and purported retaliation against top project employees who raised concerns.
  • To repair the Highway Trust Fund, raise the fuel tax

    In 1993, Bill Clinton was president, "Seinfeld" was on TV and a cellphone was the size of a brick. It was also the last time Congress raised the federal gasoline tax, which pays for roads, bridges and public transit. Over two decades, the cost of building...

    Calif. lawmakers seek constitutional convention on Citizens United

    The California Senate gave final approval Monday to a measure asking Congress to call a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution and overturn the Citizens United court decision that eliminated limits on corporate spending in elections. Sen. Mark...

    Bill to penalize high chief executive pay falls short in Calif. Senate

    The California Senate on Wednesday could not muster the votes to pass a measure that would have penalized high chief executive salaries with higher corporate taxes. Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) said his bill would have provided corporations with a...

    GOP's Nguyen top vote-getter in Orange County state Senate primary

    GOP's Nguyen top vote-getter in Orange County state Senate primary
    Republican Janet Nguyen was, by a large margin, the top vote-getter over Democratic former Assemblyman Jose Solorio in an Orange County primary race Tuesday that sets the stage for the two to square off again in the November general election. The...