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The Sacramento Bee
As California legislative session nears end, leadership drama spikesAmid a rush of negotiations over transportation and health care funding proposa
As California legislative session nears end, leadership drama spikes
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Amid a rush of negotiations over transportation and health care funding proposals in the final weeks of California’s legislative session, Senate Republicans installed a new leader Thursday, while the Democratic Assembly speaker sought to tamp down... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Senate Republicans elevate new leader earlier than expected AP News | 08/27/15 05:11 pm SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Republicans in the st
Senate Republicans elevate new leader earlier than expected
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
AP News | 08/27/15 05:11 pm SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Republicans in the state Senate have elevated a new minority leader, months ahead of schedule. Sen. Jean Fuller of Bakersfield took... Read more
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News 4 Reno
Calif. Senate Republicans elevate new leader earlier than expectedSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans in the state Senate have elevated a new m
Calif. Senate Republicans elevate new leader earlier than expected
News 4 Reno / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans in the state Senate have elevated a new minority leader, months ahead of schedule. Sen. Jean Fuller of Bakersfield took over Thursday, becoming the Senate's first woman Republican leader. She was elected leader... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Bakersfield's Sen. Jean Fuller takes over as minority leader SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans in the state Senate have elevated a new
Bakersfield's Sen. Jean Fuller takes over as minority leader
Bakersfield Now / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans in the state Senate have elevated a new minority leader, months ahead of schedule. Sen. Jean Fuller of Bakersfield took over Thursday, becoming the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Senate Republicans elevate new leader earlier than expectedSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Republicans in the state Senate have elevated a new m
Senate Republicans elevate new leader earlier than expected
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Republicans in the state Senate have elevated a new minority leader, months ahead of schedule. Sen. Jean Fuller of Bakersfield took over Thursday, becoming the Senate's first woman Republican leader. She was elected leader... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Senate Republicans elevate new leader earlier than expectedSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Republicans in the state Senate have elevated a new m
Senate Republicans elevate new leader earlier than expected
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Republicans in the state Senate have elevated a new minority leader, months ahead of schedule. Sen. Jean Fuller of Bakersfield took over Thursday, becoming the Senate's first woman Republican leader. She was elected leader... Read more
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The Signal
Runner introduces measure to 'keep dangerous felons off the streets'SACRAMENTO – Concerned about public safety in the wake of the death of Kathryn
Runner introduces measure to 'keep dangerous felons off the streets'
The Signal / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO – Concerned about public safety in the wake of the death of Kathryn Steinle, Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation to close a loophole that allows dangerous felons back on our streets.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jean Fuller takes over GOP Senate leadership post from Bob HuffThe California Senate Republican Caucus voted in Sen. Jean Fuller as its new mi
Jean Fuller takes over GOP Senate leadership post from Bob Huff
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
The California Senate Republican Caucus voted in Sen. Jean Fuller as its new minority leader Thursday, months ahead of a scheduled transition in November. Fuller, of Bakersfield, will immediately take over from Sen. Bob Huff, R-San Dimas, as the... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
GOP bill aims to prevent jail releases like SF pier shootingSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Republican lawmakers want to block immigrants in the
GOP bill aims to prevent jail releases like SF pier shooting
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 5 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Republican lawmakers want to block immigrants in the country illegally from being returned to a city if local California officials won't pursue a felony conviction. GOP members announced SB57 on Wednesday in response to the... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
GOP bill aims to prevent jail releases like SF pier shooting By JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated PressPublished: Aug 26, 2015 at 5:12 PM PDTLas
GOP bill aims to prevent jail releases like SF pier shooting
Bakersfield Now / Posted 5 days ago
By JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated PressPublished: Aug 26, 2015 at 5:12 PM PDTLast Updated: Aug 26, 2015 at 5:12 PM PDTFILE -- Francisco Sanchez, right, is lead into the courtroom by San... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
GOP bill aims to prevent jail releases like SF pier shooting SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican lawmakers want to block immigrants in th
GOP bill aims to prevent jail releases like SF pier shooting
Bakersfield Now / Posted 5 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican lawmakers want to block immigrants in the country illegally from being returned to a city if local California officials won't pursue a felony... Read more
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KTVN Reno
GOP bill aims to prevent jail releases like SF pier shootingSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Republican lawmakers want to block immigrants in the
GOP bill aims to prevent jail releases like SF pier shooting
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Republican lawmakers want to block immigrants in the country illegally from being returned to a city if local California officials won't pursue a felony conviction. GOP members announced SB57 on Wednesday in response to the... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Lawmakers reject bill to develop local body camera policies SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have rejected a bill to requir
Lawmakers reject bill to develop local body camera policies
Bakersfield Now / Posted 7 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have rejected a bill to require law enforcement agencies to develop policies on body cameras as Democrats push for statewide regulation. The... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Lawmakers Reject Bill to Develop Local Body Camera PoliciesThe Assembly on Monday voted 34-3 on the proposal by Senate Minority Leader Bob
Lawmakers Reject Bill to Develop Local Body Camera Policies
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 7 days ago
The Assembly on Monday voted 34-3 on the proposal by Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff, falling short of the votes needed for passage. The San Dimas Republican’s SB175 would have directed agencies that require officers to wear body cameras to develop... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Another California body-camera bill foundersAssembly Democrats on Monday turned back legislation giving California police d
Another California body-camera bill founders
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
Assembly Democrats on Monday turned back legislation giving California police departments wide discretion in crafting policies governing body cameras. A national debate over police violence has pushed California policymakers to introduce a number of... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Lawmakers reject bill to develop local body camera policiesSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers have rejected a bill to require
Lawmakers reject bill to develop local body camera policies
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 7 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers have rejected a bill to require law enforcement agencies to develop policies on body cameras as Democrats push for statewide regulation. The Assembly on Monday voted 34-3 on the proposal by Senate... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Lawmakers reject bill to develop local body camera policiesSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers have rejected a bill to require
Lawmakers reject bill to develop local body camera policies
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 7 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers have rejected a bill to require law enforcement agencies to develop policies on body cameras as Democrats push for statewide regulation. The Assembly on Monday voted 34-3 on the proposal by Senate... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Lawmakers reject bill to develop local body camera policiesSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers have rejected a bill to require
Lawmakers reject bill to develop local body camera policies
KTVN Reno / Posted 7 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers have rejected a bill to require law enforcement agencies to develop policies on body cameras as Democrats push for statewide regulation. The Assembly on Monday voted 34-3 on the proposal by Senate... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
2,500 comment letters received on 710 Freeway project, as legislators take sides710 Freeway Tunnel: Who’s for it, who’s against it Caltrans has received more
2,500 comment letters received on 710 Freeway project, as legislators take sides
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
710 Freeway Tunnel: Who’s for it, who’s against it Caltrans has received more than 2,500 letters responding to the 710 Freeway extension project, so many that two weeks after the six-month comment period has closed, the state transportation agency... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Gov. Brown Urges Lawmakers to Pay for Road RepairsCalifornia’s roads and highways are in bad shape, Gov. Jerry Brown said at a pr
Gov. Brown Urges Lawmakers to Pay for Road Repairs
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
California’s roads and highways are in bad shape, Gov. Jerry Brown said at a press conference in Oakland, where he urged state lawmakers on Wednesday to reach an agreement on how to pay for billions of dollars in needed road and highway repairs in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Senate Democrats, Republicans reject each other’s transportation goals for special sessionTwo months into the special legislative session on transportation and Senate De
Senate Democrats, Republicans reject each other’s transportation goals for special session
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Two months into the special legislative session on transportation and Senate Democrats and Republicans still don’t see eye-to-eye on a plan to fund California’s crumbling roads. In fact, they’re not even on the same freeway. Caucus leaders this week... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Gov. Brown urges lawmakers to address transportation funding SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown urged lawmakers Wednesday to reach
Gov. Brown urges lawmakers to address transportation funding
Bakersfield Now / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown urged lawmakers Wednesday to reach an agreement on how to pay for billions of dollars in needed road and highway repairs in California, without... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Four ways Jerry Brown dodges tax questionIn a push for funding for billions of dollars in road repairs, Gov. Jerry Brown
Four ways Jerry Brown dodges tax question
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
In a push for funding for billions of dollars in road repairs, Gov. Jerry Brown stood beside a podium Wednesday as Democratic lawmakers and local officials applauded him for his attention to transportation. But when Brown’s turn came to speak at a... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureThe report also found that the state has no comprehensive list to show much wor
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
The report also found that the state has no comprehensive list to show much work has been done or energy saved, three years after voters approved a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean-energy jobs. "It's clear to me that... Read more
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Oroville Mercury-Register
Editorial: Voter-approved green boom has been bust so farA state proposition that promised to redistribute wealth in order to create gre
Editorial: Voter-approved green boom has been bust so far
Oroville Mercury-Register / Posted 13 days ago
A state proposition that promised to redistribute wealth in order to create green jobs isn’t doing what it promised with billions of taxpayer dollars. We are shocked. Shocked. OK, so we’re not stunned in the least. That’s a sad commentary on our... Read more
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The Columbian
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureSACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers from both parties are calling for mor
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found that... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Three years after Prop. 39, California lawmakers want to know where are the 'clean' jobsSACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more strin
Three years after Prop. 39, California lawmakers want to know where are the 'clean' jobs
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found that the... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Three years after Prop. 39, California lawmakers want to know where are the 'clean' jobsSACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more strin
Three years after Prop. 39, California lawmakers want to know where are the 'clean' jobs
Inside Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found that the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Dan Walters: Transportation, Medi-Cal on agenda for LegislatureThe Legislature reconvened Monday after a monthlong summer recess and immediate
Dan Walters: Transportation, Medi-Cal on agenda for Legislature
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
The Legislature reconvened Monday after a monthlong summer recess and immediately focused on what most members like best: spending money. The 2015-16 state budget was enacted in June, but three big financial issues were postponed -- raising and... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Three years after Prop. 39, California lawmakers want to know where are the 'clean' jobsSACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more strin
Three years after Prop. 39, California lawmakers want to know where are the 'clean' jobs
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found that the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureSACRAMENTO – California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more string
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO – California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found that the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers from both parties are calling fo
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found... Read more
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Salon.com
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers from both parties are calling fo
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers from both parties are calling fo
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers from both parties are calling fo
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found... Read more
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FOX Business
Lawmakers seek oversight of California measure's green jobs, energy savingsSACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers from both parties are calling for mor
Lawmakers seek oversight of California measure's green jobs, energy savings
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found that... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers from both parties are calling fo
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureCalifornia lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 13 days ago
California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found that the state has no... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureFILE -- In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, billionaire Tom Steyer, the chief fina
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
The Evening Sun / Posted 13 days ago
FILE -- In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, billionaire Tom Steyer, the chief financier behind the Proposition 39 campaign, discusses a proposed bill to fund energy efficiency projects at schools in California's poorest communities, during a news... Read more
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York Daily Record
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureFILE -- In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, billionaire Tom Steyer, the chief fina
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
York Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
FILE -- In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, billionaire Tom Steyer, the chief financier behind the Proposition 39 campaign, discusses a proposed bill to fund energy efficiency projects at schools in California's poorest communities, during a news... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureFILE -- In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, billionaire Tom Steyer, the chief fina
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
FILE -- In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, billionaire Tom Steyer, the chief financier behind the Proposition 39 campaign, discusses a proposed bill to fund energy efficiency projects at schools in California's poorest communities, during a news... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureCalifornia lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 14 days ago
California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found that the state has no... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureFILE -- In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, billionaire Tom Steyer, the chief fina
Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measure
Bennington Banner / Posted 14 days ago
FILE -- In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, billionaire Tom Steyer, the chief financier behind the Proposition 39 campaign, discusses a proposed bill to fund energy efficiency projects at schools in California's poorest communities, during a news... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Big money issues face rough ride in California CapitolThe Legislature reconvened Monday after a monthlong summer recess and immediate
Big money issues face rough ride in California Capitol
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
The Legislature reconvened Monday after a monthlong summer recess and immediately focused on what most members like best: spending money. The 2015-16 state budget was enacted in June, but three big financial issues were postponed – raising and... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
California Measure Fails to Create Green JobsVoters approved Proposition 39 in 2012 to raise taxes on corporations; lawmaker
California Measure Fails to Create Green Jobs
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 14 days ago
Voters approved Proposition 39 in 2012 to raise taxes on corporations; lawmakers pledged to devote the money to energy-efficiency projects in schools and create jobs. Democratic Assemblyman Henry Perea of Fresno called on the Legislature Monday to... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Other views: Acting nationally is right way to fight global climate changeOn issues from Iran to health care to gay rights, Barack Obama could be said to
Other views: Acting nationally is right way to fight global climate change
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 21 days ago
On issues from Iran to health care to gay rights, Barack Obama could be said to be feeling his progressive oats as he enters the final two years of his presidency. Facing no more electoral pressures, the last quarter of the time allotted to a... Read more

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