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California set to pass on-time budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California lawmakers are expected to approve on an on-time Democratic spending plan that includes a historic change in the school funding system to help poor and minority students. Lawmakers are expected […]

06/14/2013

Report: state lawmakers skirt contribution limits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A report finds California lawmakers are circumventing campaign finance limits through “ballot measure” committees that set no caps on the amount donors can contribute.

03/11/2013

Owner of meningitis-linked pharmacy takes the Fifth | VIDEO

WASHINGTON (AP) – The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak has declined to testify before a congressional committee investigating the matter. Barry Cadden, co-founder of the New England […]

11/14/2012

Child abuse bill provides vote-switch case study

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A bill to allow people listed on a child abuse registry as minors to eventually have their name removed provides a case study in how lawmakers in the Assembly alter the […]

10/24/2012

Calif. lawmakers altered 5,000 votes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Voters who are considering candidates in the November election may have a hard time determining the actual voting records of lawmakers who have served in the state Assembly. An Associated Press […]

10/24/2012

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