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SACRAMENTO — At the state Capitol, no bill is ever dead. Even the most moribund measure can be resurrected and sent to the governor, especially if leaders want to pass something without holding a bunch of hearings. That's when a sneaky technique...
SACRAMENTO — "Living in parallel universes," is how Senate leader Darrell Steinberg describes it. Gun control and gun rights advocates "talking past each other." Emanating from different cultures, incapable of agreeing on how to make us all...
SACRAMENTO -- A group of nearly two dozen Democrats is challenging Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to build a massive water project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. On Thursday, 22 lawmakers from districts throughout the state released a letter...
Tags: Water Supply, Ecosystems, Conservation, Politics, Government
California may have the toughest gun laws in the country, but lax federal rules make the state vulnerable to people bringing assault rifles and other restricted weapons across the state line, according to a resolution signed by 21 state senators. The...
SACRAMENTO — Imagine a lawmaker being allowed to read a proposed law before voting on it. For that matter — and this seems like a stretch — try to envision the public being offered an opportunity to express its view on a bill before...
Tags: Voting, Kristin Olsen, Republican Party, Government, Lou Correa
PolitiCalCalifornia lawmakers propose 72-hour posting of bills before final approval...
SACRAMENTO — Barrels of excess water have been tumbling down the Sacramento River with nowhere to go except the San Francisco Bay and out to sea. To be precise, 58,000 cubic feet of water per second — think of one cubic foot as a...
PolitiCalLawmakers delay water bond measure...
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