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  • Oil money flowed to Calif. senators who blocked fracking moratorium

    Oil money flowed to Calif. senators who blocked fracking moratorium
    A week after the California Senate rejected a moratorium on fracking in the state, a watchdog group said those who opposed the bill or abstained from voting on it received significantly more campaign money from the oil and gas industry than supporters...
  • Smartphone 'kill switch' bill mugged by telecom industry

    In truth, I wouldn't know a smartphone "kill switch" from a typewriter shift key. But I do know strong special interest influence when I smell it. I'm not saying that every state senator who voted against a bill to require kill switches as theft...
  • Gov. Brown, Newsom to get warning letters from ethics agency

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom are among 40 officials receiving warning letters from the state ethics agency after their campaigns received improper contributions from a lobbying firm, representatives said Friday. A firm headed...
  • Senate Democrats block motions to suspend Sens. Wright and Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate Democrats on Monday blocked two resolutions that would have suspended Sens. Ronald Calderon and Roderick Wright, who have taken voluntary leaves of absences pending the outcome of criminal charges they are facing. Senate...
  • Lawmakers look to further restrict teen drivers' use of mobile devices

    There are already a number of laws on the books in various states designed to thwart so-called distracted driving and teens and texting. But one California lawmaker thinks those laws must change to keep up with technological developments. Under...
  • Replace Columbus Day with Native American Day, lawmaker proposes

     
    Assemblyman Roger Hernandez proposed replacing Columbus Day with Native American Day...
  • State Senate candidates travel separate tracks on bullet train

     
    California’s plan to build a $68-billion bullet train divided the Legislature this summer, so it is no surprise that it became a hot-button election issue. And nowhere is that split more on show than in the 5th Senate District contest......
  • Vote margins widen in close California legislative races

     
    The vote gap is growing between the leaders and trailers in two closely watched state legislative races, as county registrars continue to count vote-by-mail and provisional ballots not tallied on election night. Republican state Assemblyman Bill Berryhill...
  • California Senate leader reshuffles committee chairmanships

     
    California Senate leader appoints new committee chairs...
  • Letters: Texting and teens -- an easy target

    Re "Teen driver texting bill is passed," Sept. 4 "Distractions from using a voice-operated device endanger not only the driver but other motorists as well as pedestrians," says state Sen. Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton), the author of a bill banning...
  • Galgiani and Berryhill emerge in key Central Valley state Senate race

     
    Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) and Assemblyman Bill Berryhill (R-Ripon) emerged from Tuesday's primary and will face off in November in the Central Valley’s 5th state Senate District, seen as a swing area that could help shift the...
  • California Senate leader skips national convention, focuses on state races

     
    California Senate leader skips convention to focus on state races...