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 It's time for California to stop leaning on the rich and take up state tax reform
Los Angeles Times/Top of the Ticket - April 24, 12:05 am
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 Gas tax bill -- designed to fix California's roads -- could lead to more smog
Inland Daily Bulletin - April 23, 7:20 pm
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 Civic calendar: Local government in action
The (Eureka) Times-Standard - April 23, 6:00 pm
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 Underfunded CalPERS, CalSTRS dislike divestment
CalPensions - April 24, 12:27 am
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 A Loss in the Courts Won't Stop Missouri's Anti-Abortion Wave
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 City Of Stockton Kicks Off Social Media Campaign To Raise Its Image

By Rich Ibarra“Stockton is Home,” is the catchphrase for a marketing campaign to raise the city’s image. But there are no ads on TV or giant billboards. It’s all being done on social media. Earl Brown Jr., Amy Sieffert and ... »Read

In this article: Jose Atilio Hernandez, Jose Hernandez
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 Bullet train roundup: CEO out as project faces lawsuit and federal threats

The chief executive of the California High-Speed Rail Authority – former Caltrans director Jeff Morales – is resigning in June from the agency after five years overseeing the state’s $64 billion bullet »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, High-Speed Rail, Legislature, Kevin McCarthy, Jeff Morales, Kevin Mullin
Bills: AB 1889,
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 Essential Politics: Looking for a win by the 100th day

Though he now calls the traditional 100-days-in-office benchmark “ridiculous,' it's apparent that President Trump wants to notch a big win before it hits this week. The White House wants lawmakers to make progress this week on a high-profile issue ... »Read

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Fair Political Practices Commission, Dianne Feinstein, Kamala Harris, Legislature, Ted W. Lieu, John Myers, Senate Democrats, state budget, Thomas F. Steyer
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 Eliminate the Bd of Equalization? I Voted for That, Sort Of

A spotlight has been put on the Board of Equalization, a state tax agency, that has been found wanting after a critical audit, enough so that the governor has clamped restrictions on the board. One idea that has re-surfaced in the wake of Board of ... »Read

In this article: Board of Equalization, Legislature, Pete Wilson
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 California's Idea of a Full School Day Doesn't Make the Grade

On many mornings, I think my state senator has the best policy idea in California. The rest of the time, I think he’s missing the point. The idea involves the sleep of schoolkids, and the state senator is Anthony Portantino, who represents me and ... »Read

In this article: Anthony J. Portantino
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 A Rush to Judgment Poses a Public Safety Threat

If you need any further proof that state legislators do not value public safety, considerSenate Bill 10 (SB 10)  and Assembly Bill 41 (AB 41) which will change our current bail system. Make no mistake, there is a problem with our current bail ... »Read

In this article: Legislature
Bills: AB 41, AB 42, SB 10,
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 California Electric Vehicle Drivers Await a Critical Charge

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved its portion of an electric vehicle (EV) investment plan stemming from the 2016 Volkswagen (VW) settlement, setting in motion the first tranche of four $300 million national investments in ... »Read

In this article: Air Resources Board, greenhouse gas
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 Trump reignites 'spirit of justice' for Muslim Day at Capitol

Welcome to the AM Alert, your morning run-down on California policy and politics. To receive it regularly, please sign up for it here. The title of Muslim Day at the … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Board of Equalization, Rob Bonta, Jerry Brown, California Teachers Association, Cathleen Galgiani, Legislature, Tony Mendoza, Thomas F. Steyer, Dan Walters
Bills: AB 1478, AB 158, AB 600, SB 31, SB 54, SB 600, SB 808,
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 The billion-dollar budget item Garcetti didn't mention in his State of the City speech

When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his proposed budget last week, he called a $176-million effort to battle homelessness his top priority, highlighted a $35-million plan to mend broken streets and promised $2 million to clean up graffiti. ... »Read

In this article: Eric Garcetti, Joseph Nation
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 Pot lobbyists, real science, Wells Fargo's fraud, and who's calling us ugly

On behalf of The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board, welcome to The Take, your opinion-politics newsletter. Please sign up for it here. Jack Ohman has some, um, innovative ideas for fixing … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Board of Equalization, CalPERS, CalSTRS, Joel Fox, Kevin Johnson, Legislature, Joe Mathews, Dan Morain, Dan Walters, water
Bills: AB 1250,
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 Today: Will Trump's Efforts for a Win This Week Hit a Wall?

For President Trump, is getting funding for a border wall worth shutting down the federal government? I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES Will Trump’s ... »Read

In this article: John Lewis, referendum, George Skelton, John Stevens
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 Is Wells Fargo's board to blame? Shareholders will weigh in this week

Top corporate bosses who failed to change a flawed system before it went out of control. Mid-level executives who pushed workers too far. Bank regulators who for years were blind to warning signs. Over the past few months, there’s been plenty of ... »Read

In this article: CalSTRS, John Chiang
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 A Loss in the Courts Won't Stop Missouri's Anti-Abortion Wave

For decades, Missouri has embarked on a quest to eliminate abortion access. Earlier this year, state legislators filed some 14 anti-abortion proposals before the start of the session, making it a prominent example of emboldened efforts on the state ... »Read

In this article: Robert E. Ross, Robert K. Ross
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 China charging ahead into 'cleantech' future

In 2009, when the world tried to negotiate a successor for the Kyoto Protocol in Copenhagen, the United States blamed the weak and unbinding agreement on China's unwillingness to accept … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: green jobs, Barack Obama, renewable energy
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 When bongs and banks intersect*

<p><strong><a href=http:* <p><strong>The Chronicle's EMILY GREEN</strong>: "This time San Francisco wants to be second — second in the nation to have a publicly owned bank, that is. There's only one ... »Read

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Jerry Brown, Kamala Harris, Legislature, water
Bills: SB 1,
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 Underfunded CalPERS, CalSTRS dislike divestment

A bill that began life as a requirement that CalPERS and CalSTRS divest holdings in Dakota Access Pipeline firms emerged from a legislative committee last week reborn — a requirement that the pension funds only report on their ... »Read

In this article: California Democratic Party, CalPERS, CalSTRS, Kevin De Leon, Lorena Gonzalez, Legislature, Adrin Nazarian, Betty T. Yee
Bills: AB 20, AB 946, SB 560, AB 1597,
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 Goldman Environmental Prize winners work hard to protect planet

Lopez, 32, had witnessed too many empty gestures during the years he spent fighting pollution from a battery recycling plant to be party to a photo op for the governor. “I told him, ‘Tell the governor to come with money, or don’t come at ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Environmental Justice
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 It's time for California to stop leaning on the rich and take up state tax reform

Californians already carry the nation’s heaviest state income tax burden by far. That’s especially true for the wealthy. But President Trump and Congress could make it a lot more onerous. They’re mulling the notion of eliminating the ability ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Hillary Clinton, Bob Hertzberg, Legislature, George Skelton
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 Gas tax bill -- designed to fix California's roads -- could lead to more smog

For Southern California's clean air and public health advocates, it must have felt as though their ability to clear skies of harmful air pollution in the nation's smoggiest air basin had suddenly disappeared in a cloud of diesel soot.When it was ... »Read

In this article: Air Resources Board, Jerry Brown, Environmental Justice, Legislature, Arnold Schwarzenegger
Bills: SB 1,
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 Civic calendar: Local government in action

Editor's note: The following is a list of civic meetings that are scheduled this week around Humboldt County, including several council meetings and a special joint meeting in Eureka with both the council and the planning commission.Blue Lake City ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Drought
Bills: AB 1250,
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