Darrell Steinberg

Spending could tempt supermajority Democrats

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – With supermajorities in both houses of the California Legislature, voters have given Democrats a historic opportunity to push their agenda on issues such as tax reform and workers’ rights. But they […]

11/15/2012

New law will change school-performance reports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to reduce the use of standardized tests in calculating the annual rankings for California schools. Brown announced Wednesday that he had signed SB1458 by Senate […]

09/27/2012

Democratic lawmakers to release pension fixes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Legislature‘s Democratic leaders are set to release a bill package they say meets Gov. Jerry Brown’s demand for pension reform. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said he expects to […]

08/28/2012

State Senate leader apologizes for TV blackout

(AP) – Calling it a mistake, the leader of the state Senate apologized Monday for his office’s last-minute decision not to televise a legislative hearing that included testimony about Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative on […]

08/13/2012

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