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  • California Senate OKs scaled-down travel disclosure bill

    California state senators on Monday advanced a scaled-down version of a political ethics bill after the initial proposal was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown, who said it would complicate campaign disclosure rather than reduce influence.
  • California Senate approves another minimum wage hike

    The California Senate on Monday approved a plan to again raise the state's minimum wage, lifting it to $13 an hour in 2017, then tying it to the rate of inflation after that. The proposal by Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, comes just two years after...

    California Senate passes bill raising minimum wage to $13 from $9

    California Senate passes bill raising minimum wage to $13 from $9
    The state Senate on Monday approved a bill that would raise the minimum wage in California from $9 to $11 an hour on Jan. 1 and boost it again to $13 in 2017, with supporters saying it is necessary to lift millions of workers out of poverty. Sen. Mark...

    State Senate backs $13 minimum wage, disclosure of who provides free trips

    State Senate backs $13 minimum wage, disclosure of who provides free trips
    The state Senate on Monday passed a bill that would raise California's $9 minimum wage to $11 an hour on Jan. 1 and boost it again to $13 in 2017. Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) made the proposal out of concern that census figures show a quarter of...

    Lawmakers air differences in budget debate in Capitol

    Lawmakers air differences in budget debate in Capitol
    Lawmakers began hashing out the final version of California's budget on Monday, and they were careful to downplay any disagreements over spending. After all, the debate is centered around just 2% of the general fund. Nonetheless, it was clear during the...