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Patrick McGreevy

Patrick McGreevy covers the California Legislature out of the Sacramento bureau. Since joining the Los Angeles Times in 1998, he has worked in the City Hall and San Fernando Valley bureaus, writing about subjects including Valley secession, LAPD reform and city government during the administrations of Mayors Richard Riordan, James Hahn and Antonio Villaraigosa. He is a native of San Diego and a graduate of San Jose State University.
Proposal to create state-chartered banks for California marijuana industry fails to advance

State lawmakers on Thursday shelved a proposal to allow the state to license private banks to handle the billions of dollars expected to be generated by the state’s legalized marijuana industry, amid questions about the plan’s feasibility.

Proposal to create state-chartered banks for California marijuana industry fails to advance

State lawmakers on Thursday shelved a proposal to allow the state to license private banks to handle the billions of dollars expected to be generated by the state’s legalized marijuana industry, amid questions about the plan’s feasibility. Voters approved Proposition 64 in 2016 to legalize the gr...

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