| Dec 20, 2007
Today, Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner and former Controller Steve Westly discuss overhauling the state's method of drawing legislative districts. Previously, they debated what impact Proposition 93 would have on legislators' time in office, the...
| Dec 21, 2007
Today, Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner and former Controller Steve Westly debate giving statewide officials a break on term limits. Previously, they discussed what effect Proposition 93 would have on legislators' time in office, the effect of the...
| Jan 29, 2008
California regulators are expected to announce today that they are seeking as much as $1.33 billion in penalties from Cypress-based PacifiCare as a result of widespread problems stemming from its takeover two years ago by healthcare giant UnitedHealth...
| Jan 30, 2008
Lawmakers and regulators took aim at California health insurers Tuesday in efforts aimed at making sure they cover members' medical needs and pay physicians and hospitals what they owe them -- and on time.
A day after the state Senate killed Gov....
| Apr 4, 2010
Four years ago, California earned accolades for adopting a law that would slash its greenhouse gas emissions and serve as a model for national climate change legislation.
With the state mired in a crippling recession, the law that once looked like a...
| Apr 5, 2010
Republican Meg Whitman's unprecedented spending spree in the race for governor has rocketed her into a narrow lead against Democrat Jerry Brown, while incumbent U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) is holding her own as a trio of little-known GOP candidates vies...
| Apr 7, 2010
A founder of the liberal activist group MoveOn.org who is frustrated with the pace and tenor of presumed Democratic nominee Jerry Brown's campaign for governor announced Tuesday that he will challenge Brown for the party's nomination.
Peter Schurman says...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 1:02 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Democrat Jerry Brown has entered the race for California governor, giving the party an iconic candidate in a contest expected to be the most costly in state history.
The state attorney general, who served two terms as governor in...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 2:24 PM
Jerry Brown, California's Democratic attorney general, announced his candidacy for governor this morning in a video on his website, saying he has the experience and "the knowledge" to put the state on track again.
Brown, 71, a former two-term governor of...
| Mar 2, 2010
Jerry Brown, in declaring himself a candidate for governor Tuesday morning, said the antidote to California's problems is "someone with an insider's knowledge but an outsider's mind."
That is the line he will apparently seek to walk to counter criticism,...
| Mar 12, 2010
Billionaire GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has invested her vast wealth in firms that sought to profit from the country's credit crisis, in venture capital and hedge funds open only to the wealthy, and in oil, gas, healthcare and other concerns...
| Sep 23, 2009
Republican Meg Whitman on Tuesday underscored the advantage of wealth in the 2010 race for governor, launching paid advertisements for her campaign nine months before GOP voters will determine their nominee.
The introductory ads, which the campaign...