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SACRAMENTO -- Bill Lockyer, who has served in Sacramento for four decades as a legislator, attorney general and state treasurer, announced he will retire from elective office when his term expires in 2014. Lockyer, a Democrat who was first elected to...
When the Garden Grove Unified School District was preparing to seek voter approval for a $250-million bond measure, it hired a securities broker to play a key role in the campaign. State law bars school districts from spending money to influence the...
SACRAMENTO — Bill Lockyer should have been governor. He would have been good for California — and great for people in my line of work. The state treasurer — who announced Monday that he'll retire next year from elective office after...
SACRAMENTO -- With most statewide offices filled with first-term incumbents planning to run for reelection, 2014 holds a shortage of job opportunities for aspiring pols. But in the races that are open -- state controller and secretary of state --...
California Democrats, gathered for their annual convention in Sacramento this weekend, are expected to celebrate their victories -- holding every statewide elected office, winning super majorities in both houses of the Legislature in November and...
California Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Monday expanded his request for a legal opinion to determine if some local education officials and the financial underwriters they hire are violating state law by campaigning for school bond measures. In a second...
L.A. NOWState Treasurer Bill Lockyer sought a legal opinion from Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris to determine if some local education officials and the municipal finance firms they employ are violating state law by campaigning to get school construction bonds passed....
Although the next statewide election is nearly two years away, some groups are already lining up behind candidates who may face tough political battles. Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) has locked up early endorsements from President Obama and others in...
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California will sell $2.7 billion worth of bonds in March, tapping the bond market for the first time since its credit rating was boosted earlier this year. The Golden State will sell $2.2 billion worth of general obligation bonds, which are tax-exempt,...
We've all heard the saw about California being hostile to industry. Here's an industry that indisputably has grounds for complaint: the gun industry. Finally, the Legislature is getting something right. According to many experts, California's firearms...
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