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  • John Perez is elected Assembly speaker in party-line vote

     
    The California Assembly today elected Los Angeles Democrat John Perez as its leader in the first party-line vote with a challenger in a dozen years, despite recent promises by both sides of bipartisan cooperation over the looming budget crisis. Perez,.......
  • Expected battle between L.A. Democrats fizzles: Gil Cedillo won't challenge John Perez

     
    What had promised to be a slugfest between leading Los Angeles Latino Democrats is fast fizzling. As Assemblyman John Perez (D-Los Angeles) prepares to be officially elected as the next speaker of the state Assembly today, he has already cleared......
  • Governor signs bill to keep Healthy Families kids insured

     
    Adding a dash of good feeling to a year dominated by budgetary distress, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger this morning signed a measure that keeps nearly 700,000 children from being yanked off a government health insurance program. The measure by Assembly...
  • FBI questions aides of former Assemblyman Mike Duvall [Updated]

     
    Former Assemblyman Michael Duvall???s recorded boasts that he had sexual relations with a woman believed to be a lobbyist have drawn the attention of the FBI, whose agents have begun questioning associates of the disgraced Republican from Yorba Linda....
  • A Schwarzenegger retort to California's congressional delegation

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, in a tiff with the state’s congressional delegation over his request for more federal aid, threw the lawmakers' own words back at them in a letter today – though some of the words were uttered seven years......
  • The 2nd District's second round

    While Barack Obama was making history by claiming the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday night, Mark Ridley-Thomas was creating some historical ripples of his own in the 2nd District race to replace retiring Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke. In a...
  • Confirmed: Karen Bass Won't Step Down As Assembly Speaker Next Week

    Confirmed: Karen Bass Won't Step Down As Assembly Speaker Next Week
    Assembly Speaker Karen Bass has no intention of stepping down from her position until next spring, contrary to reports from a local television station. FOX40 News was able to confirm with several sources at the State Capitol that reports suggesting...
  • Democrats Select Perez As Next Assembly Speaker

    Democrats Select Perez As Next Assembly Speaker
    A freshman Democrat from Los Angeles won the unanimous support of his party colleagues Thursday to be the next leader of the California Assembly, a choice that would make John A. Perez the first openly gay lawmaker to hold the powerful post. Perez, a 40-...
  • State Ships Out IOUs To Debtors After Budget Deadline

    State Ships Out IOUs To Debtors After Budget Deadline
    Deep in debt and short on cash, California on Thursday churned out its first batch of IOUs in nearly two decades amid grumbles from bankers, growing public outrage and scant progress in negotiations to resolve the state's widening budget deficit. The...
  • Karen Bass Is A Target Atop The California Assembly

    Karen Bass Is A Target Atop The California Assembly
    Assembly Speaker Karen Bass takes pride in being a consensus-builder, a soothing and maternal let's-get-along kind of leader. Now please pardon the interruption -- Madam Speaker is ticked off. She simmered as efforts to tame California's $26.3-billion...
  • Tastemakers: Power & Grace

    Tastemakers: Power & Grace
    J.J. Abrams Hollywood Multi-hyphenate, Founder of Bad Robot Productions With blockbusters like Star Trek and Armageddon, not to mention TV series Alias, Lost and Fringe, the producer, director, screenwriter, actor and composer has set himself apart as an...
  • Schwarzenegger sweeps out nursing board

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger replaced most members of the state Board of Registered Nursing on Monday, citing the unacceptable time it takes to discipline nurses accused of egregious misconduct. He fired three of six sitting board members -- including...