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  • Gavin Newsom comes 'out of the closet' for pot legalization

     
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said he supports the legalization of marijuana in California. In a New York Times article about the fading stigma of the drug in the Golden State, Newsom told the New York Times' Adam Nagourney, "These laws......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, here we are, starting one of the last working days before the Christmas interval. Hopefully you have all your shopping finished and you've laid in a sufficient supply of Curiously Strong Adult Beverages so......
  • Jerry Brown grants clemency to 79 criminals

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday conveyed his current pardons, restoring civil rights to 79 felons, many of them convicted of minor drug crimes decades ago. Typical of the cases is that of Jorge Baeza, a Los Angeles resident convicted of......
  • Jerry Brown wants assurances from Washington on healthcare law

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he wants to continue to move aggressively to expand healthcare coverage in California under the federal law signed by President Obama in 2010, but wants to ensure Washington does not try to stick the state with......
  • ‘Walking Dead’: Season 4 official, no Glen Mazzara

     
    It's a good-news, bad-news scenario for fans of AMC's “The Walking Dead.” The cable outlet renewed the hit zombie series ......
  • Did 'fiscal cliff' fears wipe out California's red ink?

     
    It was only a few months ago that the Legislature’s analysts declared that California still had some red ink to contend with, projecting that the governor and lawmakers would have to close a $1.9-billion shortfall. In the budget Gov. Jerry......
  • Brown administration shifts schedule for repaying loans

     
    A change in when the state plans to pay back loans is a key part of Gov. Jerry Brown's rosier financial outlook for the next budget. Sacramento owes roughly $30 billion to schools, local governments and dedicated funds. When the......
  • Looking at polls, conservatives raise red flags over Gov. Tom Corbett's electoral fortunes.

     
    It's no secret that Gov. Tom Corbett has always had problems with Pennsylvania's conservative movement. From his notorious "living document" comments about the state Constitution during a 2010 primary debate to right-wing gripes that he wasn't going far...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to release new budget proposal

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown, bolstered by his successful campaign to raise taxes, will release his new budget plan Thursday morning. The proposal represents a shift for the governor as he transitions from battling the catastrophic deficits of past years to tackling....
  • Why holding Gov. Rick Scott to creating 1.7 million jobs is silly talk

     
    By Aaron Deslatte, Tallahassee Bureau Chief TALLAHASSEE – This month, we started a series of reports attempting to evaluate Gov. Rick Scott on the ‘7-7-7′ economic plan that was the political mantelpiece of his 2010 campaign. It's a good...
  • Public Policy Poll: Voters back Corbett's NCAA lawsuit -- but not his handling of Penn State.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett is getting some love from state voters for his lawsuit challening the $60 million in fines and sanctions the NCAA levied against Penn State University, but it still isn't doing much for his overall public image, a......