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  • Identities revealed of state lawmakers who attended Hawaii conference

    Identities revealed of state lawmakers who attended Hawaii conference
    Twenty-five state lawmakers flew to Maui in November to attend a conference that was partly funded by a group of special interests, but it was not until Tuesday that all of their identities were made public when they were required to file annual gift...
  • State ethics agency has record number of enforcement actions in 2014

    State ethics agency has record number of enforcement actions in 2014
    The state ethics agency closed a record number of cases with proven violations in 2014 and also set new highs with the number of cases in which public officials agreed to fines, according to an annual report released Monday. The new records by the state...
  • State senators go back to school for a day on ethics

    State senators go back to school for a day on ethics
    SACRAMENTO -- A month after suspending three lawmakers convicted of or facing criminal charges, the state Senate on Wednesday is devoting the day to reviewing ethics rules and introspection about what constitutes proper behavior for public officials....
  • Judge Jodi Remke appointed to head California ethics watchdog agency

    SACRAMENTO -- With ethics scandals rocking the Capitol, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as the new head of California’s ethics watchdog agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys. Joann M. “Jodi” Remke, who...
  • California judge named head of state's political ethics agency

    California judge named head of state's political ethics agency
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as head of California's political ethics agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys. Jodi Remke, presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California, is Brown's choice for...
  • California Senate votes to raise minimum wage to $13 an hour in 2017

    California Senate votes to raise minimum wage to $13 an hour in 2017
    The state Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would gradually raise the minimum wage in California from the current $8 an hour to $13 in 2017, despite warnings from the California Chamber of Commerce that the bill is a “job killer.”...
  • State Sen. Tom Berryhill fined in political money laundering case

    State Sen. Tom  Berryhill fined in political money laundering case
    SACRAMENTO -- A campaign finance watchdog panel decided Thursday to levy $40,000 in fines against state Sen. Tom Berryhill (R-Modesto) and two GOP committees after concluding that the senator laundered a like amount of  political funds to his brother&...
  • $40,000 fines upheld against Sen. Tom Berryhill for laundering money

    $40,000 fines upheld against Sen. Tom Berryhill for laundering money
    SACRAMENTO — State authorities Thursday imposed $40,000 in fines against Sen. Tom Berryhill (R-Modesto) and two GOP committees after finding that the lawmaker laundered that amount of political money into his brother's 2008 Assembly campaign....
  • Time for Garcetti to shut off the cash flow to secretive DWP nonprofits

    Time for Garcetti to shut off the cash flow to secretive DWP nonprofits
    The fight over transparency at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is only escalating, with yet another lawsuit filed this week over two secretive nonprofits that have received $40 million in ratepayer money. For the last six months, Mayor...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown pushes for scaled-down, $6-billion water bond

    Gov. Jerry Brown pushes for scaled-down, $6-billion water bond
    Gov. Jerry Brown told legislative leaders Tuesday that he wants a $6-billion water bond to be put before voters in November — a substantially lower price tag than proposals making their way through the Legislature. Brown also made clear that he...
  • Lawmakers approve landmark groundwater regulation plan

    Lawmakers approve landmark groundwater regulation plan
    Lawmakers approved Friday a package of bills that would lay the foundation for regulating California's groundwater statewide for the first time in its history. Supporters said the landmark proposal would bring much needed oversight to the underground...