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State Sen. Ben Hueso avoids jail time in plea bargain: State Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) on Thursday entered a plea bargain in which prosecutors lowered charges of drunk driving to a lesser misdemeanor, allowing him to avoid any possibility of jail time.
Sen. De Leon removes panel staffers who questioned his legislation: In yet another shakeup in the state Senate, new President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) has removed the top staff from a Senate committee that last session blocked one of his priority bills.
Jerry Brown plans to target cost of retiree healthcare: Gov. Jerry Brown plans to address the growing cost of healthcare for retired state workers next month when he releases his new budget proposal, a spokesman for his finance department said Tuesday.
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Let the Boxer retirement discussions commence: Her term is up in 2016, will she run again? by Brian Leubitz With Senator Boxer's term expiring in 2016, now is the time to talk about the future. With all the time required to build a strong campaign in California, prospective candidates are anxious for word, not wanting to step on any toes befo...
Speaker Atkins Appoints Committee Chairs: Most Democrats have a committee chair by Brian Leubitz Below the fold you will find the full list of committee chairs. All in all, given the big number of committees, most Democratic legislators who aren't in leadership get a chair. I think the exceptions were Lorena Gonzalez, who is the vice-cha...
Your New Legislators: The Term Limits Dance Shifts: New term limits mean more changes now, more stability later by Brian Leubitz With the new term limits structure amendments of a few years ago, Sacramento is seeing a lot of change. Lots and lots and lots of change. In the Legislature convening today, 72 of the 120 legislators have less than two y...
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Lobbying: A veteran advocate details his profession: While most people have heard of lobbyists and have a general idea of what the lobbying profession is about, few understand the breadth and complexity of this work and the important role that lobbyists play in developing state policy.  This brief article attempts to provide a more thorough overvie...
UC boots deadlines to disclose spending: Missing its own deadline, the University of California is now more than two months behind in disclosing to the state Legislature and the Department of Finance details of its expenses. The 10-campus university system first failed to meet an Oct. 1 deadline. It then submitted a seven-page prelimina...
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US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list: President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company. … Click to Continue »
US home sales hit slowest pace in 6 months in Nov.: Fewer Americans bought homes in November as buying slid to its slowest pace in six months. … Click to Continue »
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Ex-US Diplomat Urges Caution on Cuba: A former American diplomat who for years worked for the U.S. government while in Cuba issued a strong word of caution regarding the move toward normalization of relations between the two countries."This is not a good group of people," former State Department official Charles Barclay said of the C...
Ex-US Diplomat Urges Caution on Cuba: A former American diplomat who for years worked for the U.S. government while in Cuba issued a strong word of caution regarding the move toward normalization of relations between the two countries."This is not a good group of people," former State Department official Charles Barclay said of the C...
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calipolitics: California Pension Reform Coming to Ballot Near You - http://t.co/L7XTVeYo: calipolitics: California Pension Reform Coming to Ballot Near You - http://t.co/L7XTVeYo

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