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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • Newtown shooting prompts revival of campus safety proposal

     
    The Connecticut school shooting continues to spawn legislation in California aimed at improving campus safety. A year after the Legislature stalled action on a bill to require schools to establish emergency-response plans, state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance)...
  • California senator seeks investigations of abuse of disabled people

     
    California senator demands swift investigation of sexual assault of disabled people...
  • L.A. Council gives Tony Cardenas emotional send-off

     
    L.A. City Council members and others said good-bye to Councilman Tony Gardenas on Friday. Cardenas, elected to Congress from the East San Fernando Valley last month, takes his new office on Jan. 3....
  • Villaraigosa urges 'fiscal cliff' solution, defends Fix the Debt

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called for a bipartisan deal to avoid the automatic budget cuts and tax hikes that threaten to push the U.S. economy off a so-called "fiscal cliff." During an appearance on CNN Thursday morning, the mayor also defended...
  • Transportation secretary defends bullet train at House hearing

     
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood vigorously defended California’s high-speed rail project in the face of sharp criticism from a pair of Golden State Republicans at a Capitol Hill hearing....
  • Long Beach gang targeted over alleged tax fraud scheme

     
    Authorities arrested 11 people and seized piles of cash, guns and vehicles Thursday following an investigation into an alleged $1-million tax fraud scheme operated by a Long Beach street gang. Thursday's arrests were the result of "tedious investigative...
  • "Fiscal cliff" still looming for California

     
    Despite optimistic predictions, there's been little progress in Washington, D.C., as Democrats and Republicans negotiate over the federal budget and taxes. If they don't cut a deal by the end of the year, analysts say, a collection of tax hikes......
  • Local leaders tally possible "fiscal cliff" losses in California

     
    With the clock ticking on federal budget negotiations, cities and states across the country are increasingly voicing their concerns that deadlock in Washington will produce damaging consequences....
  • L.A. school board restores full school year, full pay

     
    The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday swiftly voted to restore a full academic year -- and full pay for employees -- a week after California voters approved a revenue measure that protects schools and universities from...
  • 'Fiscal cliff' casts shadow on state's rosy economic forecast

     
    While California budget watchers celebrate some cautiously optimistic fiscal news, they are casting a wary eye toward Washington, where a debate over the so-called fiscal cliff could threaten the state’s fragile economic recovery. Congress has until...
  • California Senate leader asks feds for more mental health funding

     
    Connecticut elementary school shooting: The leader of the California state Senate proposed Thursday that the federal government step up and begin fully matching state spending to help the mentally ill....