| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:37 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Senate Republican leader Bob Huff of Diamond Bar introduced resolutions Wednesday that would suspend Democratic Sens. Roderick Wright and Ronald Calderon as a backup in case a separate motion to expel Wright fails.
Wright was granted a...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:34 PM
SACRAMENTO -- A trio of Republican state senators introduced a resolution Wednesday to expel Sen. Roderick Wright after he was convicted of eight felonies, and they say they will ask for a Senate vote on the measure Thursday.
The motion is expected to...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:31 PM
When Rep. Gary Miller this week became the latest California congressman to throw in the towel, the Rancho Cucamonga Republican in effect delivered his district into Democrats' hands.
While Miller's is the only one of the five open House seats in...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Former Republican state legislator Tony Strickland has launched the first radio ad in the race for an open Santa Clarita/Antelope Valley area congressional seat.
And the narrator of the ad is none other than retiring Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:20 PM
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), a onetime western wear haberdasher who rose to become chairman of the powerful House Armed Services Committee, is expected to announce Thursday that he will retire after more than two decades in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:56 AM
WASHINGTON – Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) teared up Thursday as he formally announced plans to retire after more than two decades in Congress.
“I should have Boehner here, right?” he joked, referring to House...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:40 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Got $1 million?
That is how much, on average, it costs to win a seat in the California State Senate, according to MapLight, the nonpartisan research group that studies money’s influence on politics.
The group looked at how much...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Republican state Sen. Steve Knight of Palmdale said Tuesday that he too will be a candidate for the congressional seat held by Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon -- if the Santa Clarita Republican decides not to seek re-election next year.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:02 AM
California lawmakers propose arming teachers...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Republican lawmakers on Friday mounted an unsuccessful effort to revive a bill that would speed the dismissal process for teachers who engage in sexual abuse. The bill, SB 1530 by state Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), had been rejected by the......
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Californian proposes more tax breaks for space industry...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The Judicial Council, the policy arm of the California court system, has come out against legislation that would fast-track legal challenges to development projects under the state's landmark environmental law....