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Darrell Steinberg

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  • 40 years at a great newspaper

    SACRAMENTO — It seems like a long time ago, and it was. Forty years ago today, my first story as a Times staff writer ran in the paper. It was about Ronald Reagan entering his final year as governor. Although he was a lame duck, I wrote, his...
  • High-speed rail funding to be key budget issue, Senate leader says

    SACRAMENTO -- A proposal to use money from the state’s cap-and-trade system of pollution credits to help fund the proposed high-speed rail system “is going to be one of the central issues in the budget,” Senate President Pro Tem...
  • Brown needs pollution bucks for bullet train

    Brown needs pollution bucks for bullet train
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown finally is showing us the money he hopes to parlay into paying for his bullet train. Basically, it's the cash from selling licenses to pollute. It's not called pollution licensing, of course. Officially, it's a cap-...
  • Rep. George Miller's retirement could set off musical chairs

    Rep. George Miller's retirement could set off musical chairs
    The decision of Rep. George Miller to retire when his term ends could affect the political dynamic in the state Capitol. State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) said Monday he will run for Miller’s 11th Congressional District seat. If he wins, that...
  • Brown budget plan faulted on bullet train, teacher pensions

    Brown budget plan faulted on bullet train, teacher pensions
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown's new budget proposal would continue to improve California's finances, but his plans for financing bullet train construction and a lack of new money for the cash-strapped teacher pension system are troublesome, the...
  • Panel headed by Senate leader appoints his friend to six-figure post

    Panel headed by Senate leader appoints his friend to six-figure post
    SACRAMENTO -- A panel chaired by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has quietly appointed a longtime friend and former campaign manager of his to a position on the state Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, which meets once a month...
  • State Senate leader Steinberg predicts De Leon will succeed him

    State Senate leader Steinberg predicts De Leon will succeed him
    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) told the Senate Democratic Caucus on Tuesday that Sen. Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) has sewn up the votes to succeed him as president pro tem and that he will hold a formal floor vote...
  • Senate leader divvies up Calderon committee posts

    Senate leader divvies up Calderon committee posts
    SACRAMENTO -- Two months after state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was stripped of all his committee assignments in the midst of an FBI probe, the Senate's leader recommended Monday that they be divvied up to other lawmakers for the coming year. Senate...
  • Calderon focusing more on district since losing committees, he says

    SACRAMENTO -- Stripped of all his committee assignments, state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) said Monday he will focus more attention on issues in his Los Angeles County district while awaiting the end of an FBI investigation into bribery...
  • Democrats in Legislature want to expand early childhood education

    Democrats in Legislature want to expand early childhood education
    SACRAMENTO -- Democrats in the state Senate want to use an upcoming jump in education funding to make transitional kindergarten available to every 4-year-old in California. The proposed investment in early childhood education, which would total nearly...
  • Secret policy allows governor to veto public job bias cases

    SACRAMENTO — A long-secret policy has allowed the governor to veto employment discrimination cases against public agencies without explanation or disclosure, hampering the work of the state Department of Fair Employment and Housing, a legislative...