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  • Frank Keating of banking group urges GOP to support immigration bill

    Frank Keating of banking group urges GOP to support immigration bill
    WASHINGTON — The banking industry's top lobbyist urged GOP lawmakers to support the bipartisan Senate immigration reform legislation as essential for business and the "most Republican of causes." Frank Keating, a Republican and former Oklahoma...
  • Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey

    Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey
    HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Republican Gov. Chris Christie romped to an easy reelection in this blue-leaning state Tuesday, according to Associated Press projections, appealing to voters across ideologies after a race that set him up for a potential presidential...
  • UC's $5 million plan to aid 'Dreamer' students gets mixed reception

    UC's $5 million plan to aid 'Dreamer' students gets mixed reception
    Reaction was broad and swift Thursday to the announcement by UC president Janet Napolitano that she would allocate $5 million in university funds to help the system's estimated 900 students who entered the country illegally.   The issue of how to...
  • Myanmar violence between Buddhists, Muslims threatens reforms

    Myanmar violence between Buddhists, Muslims threatens reforms
    THABYUCHAING, Myanmar — U Abdul Samat spent his life farming the rice paddies that stretched, brilliant green, in all directions. Now he was nearly 90 years old, a great-grandfather who walked with a cane. He was also a Muslim, and the men who...
  • Citizenship has its privileges

    Citizenship has its privileges
    Should immigrants be allowed to serve on juries? It's a no-brainer. Of course they should. And they should be allowed to vote, to serve in the Legislature, to become governor. It would be morally wrong and blatantly unconstitutional to deny these basic...
  • California grows up about immigrant driver's licenses

    California grows up about immigrant driver's licenses
    It isn't often that someone can overturn two decades of stupidity with a stroke of a pen. California Gov. Jerry Brown achieved that distinction this week when he signed a law allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses. In doing so,...
  • Gov. Brown sees his ambitious agenda as a template for nation

     Gov. Brown sees his ambitious agenda as a template for nation
    SACRAMENTO — For the first two years of his late-in-life second act as governor, Jerry Brown focused almost exclusively on California's woeful budget situation. Now, with the immediate crisis having passed after a hard-won tax increase, Brown is...
  • Letters: Driver's licenses and safety

    Re "State's license bill is driving debate," Sept. 14 I agree with Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood: If someone is in the country illegally, it makes no sense to give him the legal ability to drive. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck states...
  • Skelton: Lawmakers break Sacramento's gridlock

    Skelton: Lawmakers break Sacramento's gridlock
    When lawmakers finished their work just after midnight on Friday morning, they had passed a full slate of significant legislation. Among the measures waiting for Gov. Jerry Brown's signature are an increase to the minimum wage, driver's licenses for...
  • California lawmakers got a lot done in the last session

    California lawmakers got a lot done in the last session
    SACRAMENTO — It's a new era in Sacramento — a markedly improved one, so far. Watching the lawmakers, you don't cringe nearly as much. They're actually getting things done in the state Capitol. You can set aside that old label...
  • Driver's licenses for all

    Driver's licenses for all
    Late on the last night of the legislative session, California lawmakers passed a bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. If the bill is signed by the governor, it will be an important and long-overdue step forward that will...