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  • The bottom line: It's time to restore dental care for the poor

    The bottom line: It's time to restore dental care for the poor
    SACRAMENTO — State Capitol politicians may have an extra $3.2 billion to play with. Or they may not. It depends on whose figures you believe: nonpartisan Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor's or contrarian Gov. Jerry Brown's. I tend to have more...
  • California Legislature OKs state budget; next move is Brown's

    California Legislature OKs state budget; next move is Brown's
    SACRAMENTO -- The California Legislature passed a $96.3-billion budget on Friday, sending it to Gov. Jerry Brown for final approval. The budget will redistribute education funding to help needier school districts, prepare for an expansion of public...
  • Skelton: Lawmakers should restore dental care

    Skelton: Lawmakers should restore dental care
    Democrats and special interests have a long wish list of government programs they want to spend more on now that California's budget crisis has faded. They hope to use the latest report from the nonpartisan legislative analyst, who forecast more tax...
  • California Senate cracks down on animal fighting, replica guns

     
    California Senate cracks down on animal fighting, replica guns...
  • In last-minute scramble, lawmakers approve timber tax

     
    A tax on timber came back from the dead early Saturday morning, with lawmakers giving their final stamp of approval to the proposal in the final minutes of a legislative session that stretched past midnight....
  • Sen. Pavley leads in fundraising against GOP contender Todd Zink

     
    Sen. Pavley, a Democrat, leads in fundraising over Republican Zink in the election for the 27th Senate District contest....
  • Legislature sends bills finalizing budget to Gov. Jerry Brown

     
    The California Legislature approved the final pieces of the state budget on Wednesday. Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign the budget and related legislation later in the day, before his midnight deadline....
  • California Legislature approves $92.1-billion budget

     
    The California Legislature passed a $92.1-billion budget on Friday in a vote that avoided the drama and delay that long has characterized the Capitol’s annual spending debate. The vote, largely a foregone conclusion, was almost completely along...
  • Republicans boycott state Senate budget hearing

     
    When the Senate budget committee convenes on Thursday, not a single Republican will be there. All five of them will be boycotting the hearing to protest what they call a lack of transparency in the budget process....
  • California finances trail behind budget goals

     
    Two months into the new fiscal year, California is straining to meet financial benchmarks laid out in the budget signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in June....
  • Lawmakers assigned to serve areas temporarily without representatives

     
    Lawmakers to serve areas left not represented for two years by redistricting....