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  • Future Of Children's Health Insurance In Doubt

    Future Of Children's Health Insurance In Doubt
    Federal health officials are casting doubt on a last-gasp funding scheme by California to keep nearly 700,000 children from being yanked from a government health insurance program for the working poor. U.S. health officials say the plan adopted by the...
  • Group wants to limit terms of county supervisors

    Group wants to limit terms of county supervisors
    The union representing San Diego County employees has launched a signature-gathering effort for a ballot initiative to limit members of the Board of Supervisors to two four-year terms. The initiative's backers have 180 days to collect the more than 77,...
  • California Legislature finally approves budget deal

    California Legislature finally approves budget deal
    After a grueling 20-hour session, California lawmakers approved a budget package Friday that would close most of the state's $26.3-billion deficit with deep, broad cuts to state government. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he would sign the legislation...
  • The language gap

    Today, Ali and Rothstein discuss ways to educate students who aren't fluent in English. Previously, they debated devoting resources to closing the achievement gap, the No Child Left Behind Act and reasons for lagging minority performance. Tomorrow, they'...
  • Consumer group says loopholes in healthcare overhaul could hurt the public

     
    A consumer group called Thursday for the Obama administration and Congress to address 10 potential glitches in the new healthcare overhaul law, saying loopholes could leave millions of people with reduced health benefits or higher insurance costs. In a...
  • Assemblyman Nava introduces bill to forbid California landlords from requiring animal declawing, debarking

     
    Last year, California legislation that put regulation of cat declawing, or onychectomy, into the state's hands sparked heated debate and prompted Los Angeles and six other cities to pass local bans on the practice before the law went into effect......
  • Doesn't the California Legislature watch 'Glee'?

     
    The California Legislature is moving ahead on a foolish bill that says students who attend career and technical education high schools have to take all subjects regularly required for graduation -- with the notable exception of arts instruction. The...
  • In Nevada, Sue Lowden's bid to defeat Harry Reid shows chickens are no laughing matter

     
    Again, Democrat Harry Reid demeans a female candidate....
  • California Assembly votes to further dilute arts as a high school requirement

     
    California arts advocates suffered their third and worst legislative shutout in less than two months Wednesday as the Assembly voted 76 to 0 in favor of a bill that would allow more students to skip arts instruction entirely during their......
  • Electronic California Plates Would Flash Ads

     
    In the ongoing effort to cram ad space onto every last inch of the planet, the California Legislature has introduced a bill that would call for research into using electronic license plates. The high-tech plates being developed by Smart Plate......
  • "Happy Cow" bill aims to keep public commercials in state

     
    Call it the Happy Cow bill. The California Legislature is chewing over a measure that would require commercials promoting state products, and that are financed with public funds, to be produced in California. The California Assembly voted to approve the.....
  • California lawmakers hope to turn your license plates into mini electronic billboards

     
    I spy a license plate with an ad for the next "Sex and the City" movie? If the California Legislature has its way, those big flashy and fancy LED billboards won't be the only thing to get your attention --......