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SACRAMENTO — Releasing his latest budget plan this week, Gov. Jerry Brown repeated his assurance that the tax hikes voters agreed to last fall were enough, that he won't ask them to dig deeper into their pockets any time soon. "We just got a...
A bill that would create a nickel-per-bullet tax to pay for mental health programs aimed at reducing gun violence hit a roadblock in a legislative committee Monday. The Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee put AB 760 on "suspense" where it will be...
California is applying money-transfer laws to high-tech start-ups and others in the business of moving funds, subjecting them to the same strict regulations and heavy scrutiny as financial service companies. And that has some Silicon Valley...
For the Los Angeles TimesA bill recently introduced in the California Assembly, AB 996, would substantially change the operations and governance of the state's certified farmers markets, strengthening some enforcement provisions and weakening others. The bill would renew...
Does raising the tax on firearms and ammunition make sense as a way of reducing gun violence in the United States? A lot of Democratic lawmakers seem to think so, based on the amount of legislation at both the federal and state levels to do just that. We'...
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...
PolitiCalCalifornia Democrats will be pushing new legislation in hopes of preventing anonymous political donations like the $11 million contribution that stirred controversy this year. On Thursday, Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) announced a bill (AB45)...
PolitiCalState lawmakers travel to D.C. for meetings...
PolitiCalCalifornia lawmakers pursue bills in response to Sandusky case...
PolitiCalAs former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky’s preliminary hearing on sex abuse charges begins this week, California lawmakers are rushing to introduce legislation aimed at preventing similar scandals here. Critics have said Penn State officials ...
The Sacramento BeeAssembly Speaker John A. Perez has reintroduced a pared-down version of a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed last year that would expand the statute of limitations for death benefits for police and firefighters injured in the line of duty. Even in its more...
FOX40 NewsA bill, authored by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson, D-Sacramento, is designed to help convicted felons find employment. AB-1831 would prohibit cities and counties from asking job applicants about criminal history in the first round of the application...
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