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  • Hernandez: More discussion needed on affirmative action

    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) portrayed Monday the shelving of his amendment to overturn the state's ban on affirmative action in higher education as an attempt to defuse the increasingly heated backlash the proposal has...
  • Delays would mean bigger costs for shoring up teacher pension fund

    Delays would mean bigger costs for shoring up teacher pension fund
    SACRAMENTO — The longer California's leaders delay shoring up the cash-strapped teacher pension fund, the more money it will cost taxpayers in the long run, according to an analysis presented to lawmakers on Wednesday. If lawmakers and Gov....
  • Republican state senators block campaign disclosure bill

    Republican state senators block campaign disclosure bill
    SACRAMENTO – Republican state Senators on Monday blocked a bill that would require more disclosure of those who contribute money through nonprofit groups to affect California elections, the first legislative setback for Democrats since they lost...
  • Senate Democrats block motions to suspend Sens. Wright and Calderon

    Senate Democrats block motions to suspend Sens. Wright and Calderon
    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate Democrats on Monday blocked two resolutions that would have suspended Sens. Ronald Calderon and Roderick Wright, who have taken voluntary leaves of absences pending the outcome of criminal charges they are facing. Senate...
  • State Democrats' meeting ends on fractious note

    State Democrats' meeting ends on fractious note
    California Democrats broke with Gov. Jerry Brown by calling for the legalization of marijuana and a ban on "fracking" in the state party's official platform Sunday. The Democrats' support for decriminalizing and taxing recreational cannabis and...
  • Sen. Roderick Wright granted leave of absence pending felony case

    Sen. Roderick Wright granted leave of absence pending felony case
    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg announced Tuesday that Democratic Sen. Roderick Wright has requested and been granted a paid leave of absence from his senate position as he awaits sentencing on eight felony counts of perjury and...
  • California Senate Democrats acknowledge lost public trust

    SACRAMENTO -- In proposing to outlaw many gifts to lawmakers, including golf games and Lakers tickets, state Senate Democrats acknowledged Thursday that recent scandals have damaged how the public views the Legislature. “There is no question...
  • Sen. Ronald S. Calderon pleads not guilty to corruption charges

    Sen. Ronald S. Calderon pleads not guilty to corruption charges
    State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, indicted last week on corruption charges and accused of taking $100,000 in bribes, pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday afternoon. Calderon was taken into custody Monday morning after surrendering to authorities....
  • Ousting Wright from California Senate may be awkward task

    Ousting Wright from California Senate may be awkward task
    SACRAMENTO — The state Senate is under pressure to expel Sen. Roderick D. Wright for felony convictions that involve lying about living in his district when he ran for the upper house. But such a vote might be awkward for some of his colleagues...
  • Compromise unlikely in fight over medical malpractice cap

    Compromise unlikely in fight over medical malpractice cap
    You'd think this would be a simple problem to fix: The unfair low limits on pain and suffering awards in California medical malpractice suits. But few things of genuine importance are simple in California's innately pugnacious Capitol. There's greed,...
  • U.S. needs to add student online privacy rules

    U.S. needs to add student online privacy rules
    As more of our children's education moves online, there are increased opportunities for abusing the collection of their personal data. Last month, state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) introduced a bill that would help close a loophole in...