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  • Prison guard union failed to report $24,603 in gifts to lawmakers

    Prison guard union failed to report $24,603 in gifts to lawmakers
    The state’s powerful prison guard union has agreed to pay $5,500 in fines for failing to properly disclose nearly $25,000 in gifts it provided to state lawmakers during a three-year period.
  • GOP Sen. Vidak chalks up big lead over Democratic challenger in primary

    Republican state Sen. Andy Vidak showed a large lead over Democratic challenger Luis Chavez in Tuesday’s primary contest, a rehearsal for the November general election in which the two will square off again. Vidak is a Hanford cherry farmer who...

    Former Sen. Bill Emmerson to oversee lobbyists for hospital group

    SACRAMENTO -- A week after resigning from the state Senate, Republican Bill Emmerson of Redlands has been named a senior vice president of the California Hospital Assn., where he will oversee the group’s  in-house and contract lobbyists....

    Water issue rises in state

    "Water, water and water." Those, State Sen. Michael Rubio (D-Shafter) told the crowd at a Municipal Water District of Orange County event Wednesday evening, are the "top three most important issues" facing California's Legislature. But even as...

    Vacant seats? Let the governor fill 'em

    SACRAMENTO — Senate leader Darrell Steinberg says he has seen enough. He wants to rid California of incessant special elections to fill vacancies in the Legislature. The elections interrupt the legislative process, he asserts, and they bleed local...