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  • Rep. George Miller's retirement could set off musical chairs

    The decision of Rep. George Miller to retire when his term ends could affect the political dynamic in the state Capitol. State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) said Monday he will run for Miller’s 11th Congressional District seat. If he wins, that...
  • Brown budget plan faulted on bullet train, teacher pensions

    Brown budget plan faulted on bullet train, teacher pensions
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown's new budget proposal would continue to improve California's finances, but his plans for financing bullet train construction and a lack of new money for the cash-strapped teacher pension system are troublesome, the...
  • Panel headed by Senate leader appoints his friend to six-figure post

    SACRAMENTO -- A panel chaired by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has quietly appointed a longtime friend and former campaign manager of his to a position on the state Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, which meets once a month...
  • State Senate leader Steinberg predicts De Leon will succeed him

    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) told the Senate Democratic Caucus on Tuesday that Sen. Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) has sewn up the votes to succeed him as president pro tem and that he will hold a formal floor vote...
  • Brown's budget plan would require cuts, chief justice says

    SACRAMENTO — California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, flanked by legislative leaders and judges, warned Tuesday that Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year would probably trigger more courthouse closures and layoffs in...
  • Sen. Steinberg recommends replacing Sen. Evans as judiciary panel chair

    Sen. Steinberg recommends replacing Sen. Evans as judiciary panel chair
    SACRAMENTO -- Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) recommended Tuesday that Sen. Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) be replaced as chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and observers say it appears part of a political squabble between the...
  • North-South battle emerges over leadership of California Legislature

    North-South battle emerges over leadership of California Legislature
    SACRAMENTO -- The chance that Southern Californians may lead both the state Senate and Assembly in the next year is drawing concern from groups including the Bay Area Council. They note it has been a tradition for decades that if a Northern California...
  • Tax system desperately needs retooling

    Tax system desperately needs retooling
    SACRAMENTO—Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed rainy-day reserve is better than nothing, but it falls far short of what the state really needs to fix its cockeyed tax system. The governor is attempting to treat the symptoms of revenue instability rather...
  • California declares drought emergency

    California declares drought emergency
    Gov. Jerry Brown officially declared a drought emergency in the state Friday, urging residents to cut water use by 20% and directing state agencies to take a range of steps to ease the effects of water shortages on agriculture, communities and fish and...
  • Drought offers an opportunity to consider water policy

    Drought offers an opportunity to consider water policy
    SACRAMENTO — So it's official: We are in a serious drought. That means this: Next comes serious flooding. But we'll still be in a declared drought. That's just the nature of California weather patterns — and water politics. A drought...
  • State to award grants for schools providing career pathways

    State to award grants for schools providing career pathways
    SACRAMENTO -- California schools, starting Tuesday, may apply for grants from the state’s new $250-million Career Pathways Trust aimed at preparing high school and community college students for well-paying jobs. “This kind of career...
  • San Diego Democrat Toni Atkins on track to be next Assembly speaker

    SACRAMENTO -- Democratic Assemblywoman Toni Atkins of San Diego appears on track to be the next speaker of the Assembly. Her election to the post would put Southern Californians in charge of both chambers of the Legislature for the first time in four...