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PolitiCalCalifornia lawmakers took preliminary steps to increase the size of the state's oil and gas agency -- with the condition that regulators draft rules for hydraulic fracturing, a controversial form of oil extraction that some say can pose a hazard to...
PolitiCalCalifornia Controller John Chiang is best known as the Grim Reaper of financial news, docking lawmakers' pay during last year's budget dispute and sounding alarms about the state’s cash crunch. But on Wednesday, he joined state lawmakers, labor...
SACRAMENTO – California lawmakers wrapped up their work on the state budget on Saturday, approving bills detailing plans for university tuition assistance, energy efficiency projects and the expansion of healthcare programs. The Legislature also...
SACRAMENTO — Tom Steyer, the Bay Area investor who bankrolled last year's successful campaign to raise more money from corporate taxes, criticized Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to spend the cash in a letter Friday. The letter was also signed by state...
SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers Wednesday advanced a dozen gun-control measures, including background checks for ammunition buyers, and gave early approval to a tax penalty on the Boy Scouts for barring openly gay leaders. Legislators also voted...
The decision last week by the Boy Scouts of America to allow openly gay youths as Scouts was welcomed by California lawmakers, but some are still pressing for a vote on a proposal that could strip the group of its tax-exempt status. The national council...
SACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers are pushing an alternative to Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to use new revenue generated by Proposition 39, which changed the corporate tax code when voters approved it in November. Brown and Democrats in the Legislature are...
One of the most far-reaching gun-control measures proposed this year in California cleared its first hurdle Tuesday after its author said it is needed to address an "epidemic of gun violence’’ in the United States. The legislation by...
The national effort to crack down on gun violence being led by President Obama is generating encouraging discussion in Congress, where until recently the subject of gun control had been largely taboo. That's good news. On the minus side, there's what is...
FOX40 NewsBay-Area lawmakers proposed a new bill this week that would require gun vendors to report anyone who buys 1,000 rounds of ammunition within a five-day span. AB-2512 would give vendors 24-hours to report the name and address of anyone who purchased 1000-...
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