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California Lawmakers

$7.5 Billion Water Plan Now On The Ballot In California

AP | FENIT NIRAPPIL | Posted 08.14.2014 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Driven to action by the state's historic drought, California lawmakers on Wednesday voted to place a $7.5 billion water pl...

California Lawmakers Pledge To Work On A Drought Plan

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 3 (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Thursday pledged to work over the summer recess to ...

CA Bill Would Let Undocumented Immigrants Practice Law

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

Sergio Garcia’s fight to obtain a California law license despite his undocumented immigrant status has reached the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown through ...

Jerry Brown Gets A Pay Cut

Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.01.2012 | San Francisco

California Governor Jerry Brown shrugged off the pay cut that's soon to lighten his wallet. "I'd run for governor whether it was a paid job or not,...

Separating Fact From Fiction: Why You Should Vote 'Yes' on Prop 29

Sherry Lansing | Posted 07.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Sherry Lansing

If you're still skeptical, here's a primer to help you tease out the facts from the propaganda on the issues of this unnecessarily complicated bill proposing a $1 per pack tax on cigarettes in California.

Jerry Brown Sings The 'Veto Blues'

Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.14.2011 | San Francisco

Jerry Brown may have upset more than a few California lawmakers with his recent comments on upcoming vetoes, but he gets points for softening the blow...

Calif. Lawmakers Pass Measure To Require Gay Curriculum In Schools

Posted 09.05.2011 | Education

California lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first to require public schools to teach lessons on historical and current co...

S&P: California's Rating Will Remain The Same -- For Now

Posted 06.25.2011 | Business

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Monday affirmed California's A-minus general obligation rating with a negative outlook, but warned any ratin...

California Ethics Laws Under Fire After Gifts Revealed

latimes.com | Patrick McGreevy and Michael J. Mishak, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Reporting from Sacramento -- Trips to Spain and Argentina, choice Lakers tickets, gourmet meals and rounds of golf are among the $637,000 in gifts tha...

California Budget Crisis: Jerry Brown Debates Lawmakers

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In an unprecedented public give-and-take, Gov. Jerry Brown appeared before a legislative committee Thursday and engaged ran...