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Op-Ed News
California May Abolish the Death Penaltyto work and pay restitution to their victims' families. And it will save taxpay
California May Abolish the Death Penalty
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 hours ago
to work and pay restitution to their victims' families. And it will save taxpayers $150 million a year, according to the Legislative Analyst's Office. Among the states still part of the U.S. death penalty system, California has the most people... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupGonzalez stopped it, Huff's reauthorization bill was sailing along for good rea
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
Gonzalez stopped it, Huff's reauthorization bill was sailing along for good reason. The state's independent Legislative Analyst's Office evaluated the District of Choice program, found that it had been good for students and for... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Questions linger on marijuana proposition's detailsmarijuana users, however, could avoid the state sales tax by registering as a m
Questions linger on marijuana proposition's details
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 days ago
marijuana users, however, could avoid the state sales tax by registering as a medical patient with the state. The state's Legislative Analyst's Office gave the same figures for taxes. Driving under the influence, supplying marijuana to youths or... Read more
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The Mercury News
Reject Prop 53, requiring statewide revenue bond approvaland which would not. That will be up to the courts, not voters. Just say no.
Reject Prop 53, requiring statewide revenue bond approval
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
and which would not. That will be up to the courts, not voters. Just say no. The analysis of Prop. 53 by the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office is scary: "The fiscal effects of this measure on state and local governments are subject to... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Housing advocates turn to the ballot boxsession. The language of the trailer bill remains virtually unchanged. Brown's
Housing advocates turn to the ballot box
Mountain View Voice / Posted 15 days ago
session. The language of the trailer bill remains virtually unchanged. Brown's proposal comes after a report by the Legislative Analyst's Office concluded that the high cost of housing is caused, first and foremost, by the lack of housing to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Peterson: Reform the death penalty, vote yes on Prop 66house a death row prisoner, the California Department of Corrections has never
Peterson: Reform the death penalty, vote yes on Prop 66
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
house a death row prisoner, the California Department of Corrections has never confirmed that amount. The estimate from the Legislative Analyst's Office that abolishing the death penalty will save $150 million every year isn't true. It costs at... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Death Penalty DuelIn that time, 930 people have been sentenced to death but only 15 have actually
Death Penalty Duel
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 24 days ago
In that time, 930 people have been sentenced to death but only 15 have actually been executed, according to the state Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO). No executions have been carried out in California in the last decade because of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Wheeler: Redwoods curb global warming, but California won't invest in themof cost-effectiveness criteria for the selection of greenhouse gas reduction pr
Wheeler: Redwoods curb global warming, but California won't invest in them
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
of cost-effectiveness criteria for the selection of greenhouse gas reduction projects. The Legislature then turned to its Legislative Analyst's Office for an independent evaluation of costs and benefits. Its April report evaluated 21 greenhouse... Read more

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