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  • Redestricting a Democratic supermajority

    Redistricting reform is almost certainly dead for the rest of this decade. After all the hype that this was the year that Sacramento lawmakers would finally relinquish their power to draw the state's congressional and legislative districts -- and hand...
  • A budget -- now what?

    A budget -- now what?
    California's economic problems are deeper today than they would have been had a balanced budget been adopted last year. But perhaps today should be reserved for expressions of relief. Although California's Republican lawmakers appeared bent on self-...
  • Today on PolitiCal: Poizner vs. Whitman; Madam governor; Lawmakers ready to vote their wallets?

     
    Here are some of the stories we're following today on PolitiCal, our blog on all things California politics: Find out which former madam is making a run for governor. The Internet ad wars between Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner continue.......
  • Maldonado fails to get Assembly OK for lieutenant governor; court fight might follow

     
    The California Assembly on Thursday failed to confirm Sen. Abel Maldonado (R-Santa Maria) as lieutenant governor, setting the stage for a potential court fight between the Legislature and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. He received 37 votes in favor of his...
  • From PolitiCal: Pressuring Meg Whitman. Nancy Pelosi opens her wallet. Maldonado in limbo.

     
    Here are some of the stories we're following today on PolitiCal: We've got the latest machinations on the fight over the confirmation of Abel Maldonado as lieutenant governor. The effort to rewrite the state's constitution via a new constitutional...
  • Operation Rotten Tomato continues: Ex-SK Foods executive scheduled for court hearing in Sacramento

     
    While former SK Foods Chief Executive Frederick Scott Salyer is scheduled to make his initial court appearance in Sacramento federal court on Friday, the battle over whether the indicted tomato executive should be granted bail is heating up. One of......
  • Schwarzenegger faces complex equation in nominating next lieutenant governor

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has a plum political post to dole out after Lt. Gov. John Garamendi’s election to Congress on Tuesday vacates the No. 2 slot in California government. Schwarzenegger, a Republican, has the power to name the replacement for.......
  • Schwarzenegger appears in East L.A. with his choice for lieutenant governor, state Sen. Abel Maldonado

     
    During a ceremony in East L.A. this morning, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger publicly introduced state Sen. Abel Maldonado (R-Santa Maria) as his pick for lieutenant governor. "He is a model of post-partisanship," Schwarzenegger said in a news conference at...
  • Schwarzenegger names new lieutenant governor [Updated]

     
    State Sen. Abel Maldonado, a moderate Republican from Santa Maria who has parted with his caucus on key votes at the request of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, has been chosen by Schwarzenegger to be the next lieutenant governor. Schwarzenegger made the......
  • State Senate leader casts doubt on lieutenant governor nominee Abel Maldonado

     
    State Sen. Abel Maldonado’s nomination as California’s next lieutenant governor may already be in trouble. Minutes after a Los Angeles event this morning, with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger hailing the moderate Santa Maria Republican as his pick for...
  • Q & A with Lt. Gov.-designee Abel Maldonado

     
    Republican State Sen. Abel Maldonado was chosen by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week to fill the lieutenant governor's post vacated by Democrat John Garamendi. Maldonado visited with The Times' editorial board before the Thanksgiving holiday to discuss...