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  • Assembly approves off-reservation tribal casino

    SACRAMENTO -- Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles) employed a little legislative arm-twisting to persuade lawmakers to pass a measure that would allow a Central California Indian tribe to open a casino just off a major state highway. The...
  • Dual-serving coastal commissioner resigns under fire

    California Coastal Commissioner William Burke — who vocally supported dousing beach bonfires in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach — has resigned amid pressure from two state legislators. Burke is chairman of the South Coast Air Quality...
  • Gatto, Portantino appointed to California Film Commission

    Gatto, Portantino appointed to California Film Commission
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto -- whose district includes the studio-heavy cities of Burbank, Glendale and part of Hollywood -- has been appointed to the California Film Commission. The commission handles permitting for filming on state property, and supports...
  • Assemblymen follow divergent paths

    Assemblymen follow divergent paths
    In politics, the trajectory of an elected official can depend on not only how they interact with their constituents, but how they get along with their peers. And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than the paths taken by two local assemblymen —...
  • Mitt Romney Speaks to L.A. Latinos on Immigration

    Mitt Romney Speaks to L.A. Latinos on Immigration
    LOS ANGELES -- Hours after Mitt Romney’s campaign promised that the GOP nominee would begin to offer new policy prescriptives, Romney stumped in Los Angeles on Monday at a gathering of Latino business leaders, promising to cut federal spending, help small...
  • Tax hike for California college scholarships: It's a false hope

    Tax hike for California college scholarships: It's a false hope
    In its April 23 editorial, "A college bargain for Californians," The Times ponders what the state might do with "an extra billion dollars a year." After considering various possibilities, the editorial acquiesces to a proposal from Sacramento that even it...
  • Council District 15: The Capitol contingent

     
    If Warren Furutani is elected to the City Council on Jan. 17, he would bring to six the number of former members of the state Legislature who took the demotion to serve in City Hall....
  • Democrats prepare to toss budget to Gov. Jerry Brown

     
    Here’s what we know about the state of the state’s budget: We now have a clearer idea of where the Legislature's top Democrats stand, and where they differ from Gov. Jerry Brown. Speaker John A. Perez and Senate leader Darrell......
  • Democratic lawmakers counter Brown with new budget plan

     
    With two days left before the deadline to approve a state budget, top Democratic lawmakers released an updated spending plan on Wednesday....
  • California Legislature approves $92.1-billion budget

     
    The California Legislature passed a $92.1-billion budget on Friday in a vote that avoided the drama and delay that long has characterized the Capitol’s annual spending debate. The vote, largely a foregone conclusion, was almost completely along...
  • High-speed rail, pensions and budget all on Capitol agenda

     
    The next two weeks are expected to be busy ones in the state Capitol. For starters, Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown continue to haggle over the incomplete budget sent by lawmakers to the governor’s desk Friday. Brown has until June......
  • Legislature sends bills finalizing budget to Gov. Jerry Brown

     
    The California Legislature approved the final pieces of the state budget on Wednesday. Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign the budget and related legislation later in the day, before his midnight deadline....