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  • Proposition 1, a water bond measure, passes

    Proposition 1 has passed, AP reports. It authorizes state officials to borrow $7.12 billion and repurpose $425 million in bonds approved earlier to pay for new water projects.
  • Californians OK Proposition 2, on rainy day fund

    Proposition 2, to strengthen California's rainy day fund, has passed, AP reports. A constitutional amendment with bipartisan support, the measure was placed on the ballot by the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown. Under the measure, state officials will...

    Democrat John Chiang elected California treasurer, AP reports

    Democrat John Chiang has won the contest for California treasurer, defeating Republican Greg Conlon. The treasurer is responsible for managing the state's debt, such as selling bonds that fund major projects.  The campaign was one of the quietest...

    Malloy Forced To Shift From Rebate To Reality

    The end of the legislative session has featured an unusual amount of gear-shifting by the state's leading policy-makers. The most notable came last week when reality forced Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to abandon his $55-a-person income tax refund under pressure...

    Keep tax hike or face stark cuts, Quinn says

    Keep tax hike or face stark cuts, Quinn says
    Gov. Pat Quinn and ruling Democratic lawmakers united Wednesday around what they say is a stark election-year choice — vote now to make permanent the temporary income tax increase they installed three years ago or face major cuts in state spending...