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The Sacramento Bee
Chad Mayes dares a mighty thing, Donald Trump disses Jeff Sessions, McConnell flailsGood morning. On behalf of The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board, welcome to The
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Good morning. On behalf of The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board, welcome to The Take, your opinion-politics newsletter. Please sign up for it here. Jack Ohman Holy sees nothing but heat for Vatican Ambassador nominee Callista Gingrich. A hell of a... Read more
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Asian journal
Son of Historic Filipinotown Alex De Ocampo runs for the California State AssemblyThe Fil-Am state assembly hopeful discusses struggles he faced in his early lif
Asian journal / Posted 2 days ago
The Fil-Am state assembly hopeful discusses struggles he faced in his early life and his decision to run for public office GROWING during the pre-gentrification era in Los Angeles’ Historic Filipinotown doesn’t easily lend itself to an easy life,... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Equalization board not the only problem childTo put it mildly, the elected members of the state Board of Equalization are un
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 3 days ago
To put it mildly, the elected members of the state Board of Equalization are unhappy that the huge tax collection agency is being dismantled. Last month, in response to revelations in numerous audits and journalistic investigations, the Legislature... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Claims of harassment, threats have embroiled the LA community college boardThe top Los Angeles community college official leaned toward a colleague’s face
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
The top Los Angeles community college official leaned toward a colleague’s face like a U.S. Marine drill sergeant, then allegedly unleashed a stream of verbal abuse. The alleged tirade by Los Angeles Community College District President Scott J.... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Brown nominates head of new tax collection agency AP News | 07/10/17 03:07 PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown has
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 11 days ago
AP News | 07/10/17 03:07 PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown has named a former chief of staff for the U.S. Small Business Administration to head a newly created California agency tasked... Read more
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Lake County News
Supervisors to consider resolutions to sell Holiday Harbor, Lucerne visitor center LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Board of Supervisors this week will consider resolutio
Lake County News / Posted 11 days ago
LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Board of Supervisors this week will consider resolutions regarding the proposed sale of the Holiday Harbor marina property in Nice and the... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Controller Cheers Passage Of Tax Board OverhaulOne of the plan’s key architects, State Controller Betty T. Yee cheered the leg
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 16 days ago
One of the plan’s key architects, State Controller Betty T. Yee cheered the legislative approval of the Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017 (AB 102) to comprehensively reform the State Board of Equalization (BOE). The bill now goes to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why California denied the Trump administration’s request for voter dataWhen a commission created by President Donald Trump to investigate voter fraud
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
When a commission created by President Donald Trump to investigate voter fraud asked all 50 states last week to share the name, party affiliation, last four digits of social security number, voting history and other personal information for each of... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Tobacco-based product tax rate increase to begin Saturdayrate increase on tobacco-based products other than cigarettes starting Saturday
Desert Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
rate increase on tobacco-based products other than cigarettes starting Saturday. The tax rate will increase from the rate of 27.3 to 65.08 percent of the wholesale cost and will stay in effect through June 30, 2018. California voters approved... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Neutered California tax board forces quick transition AP News | 07/02/17 07:07 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Responsibility for co
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 days ago
AP News | 07/02/17 07:07 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Responsibility for collecting more than $60 billion a year in taxes is shifting from an obscure elected board to an agency overseen by Gov.... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Gubernatorial candidate John Chiang calls for more affordable housing in San DiegoSAN DIEGO (KUSI) — State Treasurer John Chiang used a visit to an East Village
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — State Treasurer John Chiang used a visit to an East Village affordable housing site Saturday to call for construction of more low- and moderate-priced housing as he began a four-day trip for his campaign for governor. ``To solve... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
State Treasurer John Chiang brings governor campaign to San DiegoSAN DIEGO (CNS) - State Treasurer John Chiang is scheduled to tour an affordabl
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - State Treasurer John Chiang is scheduled to tour an affordable housing site and meet with Democratic Party activists in San Diego today as part of his campaign for governor. "California can and must do more to address the growing... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alex De Ocampo: From poverty to a bid for California State Assembly seatpoverty. INQUIRER/Eric Licas LOS ANGELES — Most young Angelenos spend their su
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
poverty. INQUIRER/Eric Licas LOS ANGELES — Most young Angelenos spend their summers seeking shade from the oppressive heat of sunbaked Southern California. The blistering climate makes cold snacks a valuable commodity. ADVERTISEMENT So, when... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Gov. Jerry Brown signs $125 billion state budget without a vetoSACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a $125 billion state budget Tuesday, stamp
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a $125 billion state budget Tuesday, stamping his official approval on a package of bills his office negotiated with Democratic leaders and then ushered through a Democratic-controlled Legislature. Brown signed... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Gov. Jerry Brown signs $125 billion state budget without a vetoSACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a $125 billion state budget Tuesday, stamp
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a $125 billion state budget Tuesday, stamping his official approval on a package of bills his office negotiated with Democratic leaders and then ushered through a Democratic-controlled Legislature. Brown signed... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Legislature ignores Caltrans boondoggles as taxpayers sufferThe California Legislature is obsessing over relatively minor problems with the
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
The California Legislature is obsessing over relatively minor problems with the state Board of Equalization while ignoring Caltrans boondoggles costing taxpayers billions of dollars. At the same time, in November drivers will be run over by a $5.2... Read more
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The Mercury News
Jerry Brown signs $125 billion budget for CaliforniaSACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law California’s budget bill for
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law California’s budget bill for the coming year — and 15 related bills on everything from the dismantling of a troubled tax agency to recreational marijuana regulations. The bills Brown signed include a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California tax board buying $1.7M in furniture, equipmentSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - An embattled California tax-collecting agency is spen
KTVN Reno / Posted 25 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - An embattled California tax-collecting agency is spending $1.7 million on furniture and equipment for a new Los Angeles County office. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/2sepps0 ) the Board of Equalization is... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California tax board buying $1 7M in furniture equipment AP News | 06/26/17 11:06 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- An embattled Californ
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 25 days ago
AP News | 06/26/17 11:06 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- An embattled California tax-collecting agency is spending $1.7 million on furniture and equipment for a new Los Angeles County... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
$5,000 for trash cans at state office? Tax board’s furniture bill skyrocketsA state tax agency under budget sanctions by Gov. Jerry Brown is spending $1.7
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
A state tax agency under budget sanctions by Gov. Jerry Brown is spending $1.7 million to buy furniture and other equipment for a new office in Los Angeles County, according to documents obtained by The Sacramento Bee. That’s about eight times the... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Letters to the editor, June 24, 2017: Agency could go from elected folks to appointeesAgency could go from elected folks to appointees A Department of Finance evalu
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Agency could go from elected folks to appointees A Department of Finance evaluation found millions of dollars misallocated without explanation, which appears to be the basis for state legislators and the governor to do away with the State Board of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California government won’t pay for travel to Texas, three more statesCalifornia is restricting publicly funded travel to four more states because of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
California is restricting publicly funded travel to four more states because of recent laws that leaders here view as discriminatory against gay and transgender people. All totaled, California now bans most state-funded travel to eight states. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Rape kit testing lags, so lawmakers want California taxpayers to donateHundreds of thousands of rape kits are sitting untested at crime labs and law e
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
Hundreds of thousands of rape kits are sitting untested at crime labs and law enforcements agencies across the country. That figure – at least 175,000 have been documented by advocates, while the federal Department of Justice put its estimate at... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
State Investigators Probe Troubled California Tax BoardSACRAMENTO (AP) — Investigators from the California Department of Justice have
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted a month ago
SACRAMENTO (AP) — Investigators from the California Department of Justice have interviewed staff members at a troubled state agency that collects more than $60 billion in taxes, which lawmakers voted last week to break up, officials confirmed... Read more
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The Mercury News
California tax board officials questioned in criminal probeSACRAMENTO — Investigators with the state Attorney General’s Office are questio
The Mercury News / Posted a month ago
SACRAMENTO — Investigators with the state Attorney General’s Office are questioning leaders and employees of the embattled Board of Equalization as part of a state probe that could lead to criminal or civil penalties, a spokesman for the tax board... Read more
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KTVN Reno
State investigators probe troubled California tax boardSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Investigators from the California Department of Justi
KTVN Reno / Posted a month ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Investigators from the California Department of Justice have interviewed staff members at a troubled tax board that lawmakers voted last week to break up. Board of Equalization spokesman Paul Cambra confirmed Tuesday that... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
State investigators probe troubled California tax board AP News | 06/20/17 10:06 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Investigators from th
MyMotherLode.com / Posted a month ago
AP News | 06/20/17 10:06 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Investigators from the California Department of Justice have interviewed staff members at a troubled tax board that lawmakers voted last... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Pay raises for CalPERS top brass on deckat CalPERS whose base salaries can top $300,000 a year will learn on Tuesday wh
The Sacramento Bee / Posted a month ago
at CalPERS whose base salaries can top $300,000 a year will learn on Tuesday whether they can count on a raise. The California Public Employees’ Retirement System is scheduled to consider giving raises of up to 5 percent to a handful of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Criminal investigation targets California tax board leadersInvestigators from the California Attorney General’s Office are interviewing ci
The Sacramento Bee / Posted a month ago
Investigators from the California Attorney General’s Office are interviewing civil servants in a probe that may lead to civil or criminal penalties against public officials at a state tax agency that is being disbanded this month. Public employees,... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Governor, Lawmakers to See 3 Percent Pay BoostSACRAMENTO — California Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers will get 3 percent
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 1 months ago
SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers will get 3 percent pay boosts in December, marking the fifth consecutive year of pay raises for state elected officials. Brown’s salary will jump to nearly $196,000 and lawmakers’ to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Governor, Lawmakers To See 3 Percent Pay BoostCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers will get 3 percent pay boosts i
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
California Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers will get 3 percent pay boosts in December, the latest in a string of annual raises. Brown's salary will jump from roughly $190,000 to $196,000. Members of the state Assembly and Senate, meanwhile, will... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Governor, lawmakers to see 3 percent pay boostSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers will
KTVN Reno / Posted 1 months ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers will get 3 percent pay boosts in December, the latest in a string of annual raises. Brown's salary will jump from roughly $190,000 to $196,000. Members of the state Assembly... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Governor lawmakers to see 3 percent pay boost AP News | 06/19/17 11:06 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California Gov. Jerry
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 1 months ago
AP News | 06/19/17 11:06 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers will get 3 percent pay boosts in December, the latest in a string of annual raises. Brown's salary... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How can California possibly make a new tax department in two weeks?California lawmakers debated for decades about whether they wanted to kill a lo
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
California lawmakers debated for decades about whether they wanted to kill a long-troubled agency called the Board of Equalization that collects $60 billion a year in taxes and government fees. Now they’re giving themselves just two weeks to strip... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
It took almost 90 years, but lawmakers voted to gut California’s tax boardCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday voted to gut a unique and embattled state agen
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
California lawmakers on Thursday voted to gut a unique and embattled state agency that both collects taxes and allows elected representatives to settle disputes from taxpayers. The Legislature on Thursday voted to strip the Board of Equalization of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Oil companies, unions – and taco trucks – in fight to save California’s tax boardIn a last-ditch bid to save a California agency that collects more than $60 bil
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
In a last-ditch bid to save a California agency that collects more than $60 billion a year in taxes, small business groups are starting to speak up about services they received from elected officials who can investigate audits. In one case, an... Read more
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