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 AB 889 Poses a Liability Threat to the Business Community
Fox & Hounds Daily - March 27, 6:02 am
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 How The Health Care Fiasco Helps California Republicans
Fox & Hounds Daily - March 27, 6:03 am
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 Bill To Increase Welfare Payments Stalls In California Assembly
Capitol Public Radio - March 27, 7:26 am
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 Now California Must Take on the Healthcare-Industrial Complex
Fox & Hounds Daily - March 27, 6:01 am
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 The Decline And Future Of Healthcare Legislation
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 Final border wall bids due Wednesday

The final bids to build President Trump's promised border wall along the U.S.-Mexico are due Wednesday. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud joins CBSN to discuss the latest on the wall. »Read

In this article: John McLaughlin, Devin Nunes
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 Los Angeles assemblyman returns to work in Sacramento after more than two-week absence

California politics updates: Senate leader calls effort to cut 'sanctuary city' funding 'blackmail,' Democrats hit Mimi Walters on healthcare vote March 27, 2017, 5:41 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and ... »Read

In this article: Cristina Garcia, Bill Quirk, Anthony Rendon, Mimi Walters
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 L.A. city councilwoman Nury Martinez endorses Sara Hernandez in 34th Congressional District

California politics updates: Senate leader calls effort to cut 'sanctuary city' funding 'blackmail,' Democrats hit Mimi Walters on healthcare vote March 27, 2017, 5:41 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and ... »Read

In this article: Nury Martinez, Mimi Walters
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 L.A. Councilwoman Nury Martinez endorses Sara Hernandez in 34th Congressional District

California politics updates: Senate leader calls effort to cut 'sanctuary city' funding 'blackmail,' Democrats hit Mimi Walters on healthcare vote March 27, 2017, 5:49 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and ... »Read

In this article: Nury Martinez, Mimi Walters
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 Adam Schiff calls on Devin Nunes to recuse himself from Russia investigation

Trump attacks conservatives over healthcare debacle, and hints at displeasure with Ryan March 27, 2017, 5:38 p.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: After initially blaming Democrats, Trump sets his sights on the ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Eric Swalwell
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 Adam Schiff calls on Devin Nunes to remove himself from Russia investigation

California politics updates: Senate leader calls effort to cut 'sanctuary city' funding 'blackmail,' Democrats hit Mimi Walters on healthcare vote March 27, 2017, 5:13 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Eric Swalwell, Mimi Walters
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 Audit: Unexplained misallocated millions for state tax board

An audit of California's Board of Equalization found that the agency misallocated tens of millions of dollars that it can't explain, and made unusual moves like using well-paid tax auditors … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Board of Equalization, Jerome Horton
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 Nunes visit to White House clouds surveillance inquiry; Dems call on him to step aside

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., conceded Monday that the source for a dramatic statement he made last week about possible intelligence surveillance of members of President Trump’s transition team was ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Key lawmaker met source on White House grounds

WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Trump’s associates were caught up in “incidental” surveillance, the ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 House intel chairman facing new calls to step down from Trump-Russia probe

The chairman of the House committee investigating Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election admitted Monday that secret documents that he said forced him last week to rush to the … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Dick Cheney, Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff, Jackie Speier, Eric Swalwell
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 California chief justice warns that 'the rule of law is being challenged'

Cautioning that “the rule of law is being challenged,” California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye on Monday urged the state to “persevere in our values in times of upheaval” to protect … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Legislature, Arnold Schwarzenegger
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 Ranking Intelligence Democrat Adam Schiff Calls on Devin Nunes to Recuse Himself From Russia Investigation

'This is not a recommendation I make lightly,' said Rep. Adam Schiff »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Political events in the Bay Area: Women's discussion, sanctuary panel

Political events in the Bay Area: Women’s discussion, sanctuary panel Political events Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Rally aimed at Feinstein: A call for Sen. Dianne Feinstein not to strike ... »Read

In this article: Dianne Feinstein, Jackie Speier
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 The Latest: Dem calls on House intel chair to recuse himself

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says Chairman Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) should recuse himself from heading the lawmakers' investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and ties between the Trump campaign and the ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Rep. Nunes reveals secret meeting on White House grounds

It happened the night before Nunes' curious disclosure that some members of the Trump transition team had been swept up in foreign surveillance »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Devin Nunes' Visit to the White House Clouds the Russia Investigation

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes went to the White House grounds to review intelligence reports and meet the secret source behind his claim that communications involving Trump associates were caught up in 'incidental' surveillance in the ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Barack Obama, Adam Schiff
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 Battling Trump is 'team sport,' California's attorney general says

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has forcefully criticized President Donald Trump’s executive actions calling for a widespread crackdown on undocumented immigrants and barring travel to the United States from predominantly … Click ... »Read

In this article: Joel Anderson, Xavier Becerra, Jerry Brown, Kamala Harris, Thomas Saenz
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 Lenore Albert-Sheridan to Run for State Democratic Party Chair

Lenore Albert-Sheridan, who ran and lost to Travis Allen in AD-72 last November, emailed TheLiberalOC this afternoon to say she’s running for California Democratic Party chair. Albert-Sheridan said, “I do not expect to come in first. I ... »Read

In this article: Travis Allen, Eric Bauman, California Democratic Party, Greg Diamond
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 De León: Sessions' plan to defund sanctuary cities 'nothing short of blackmail'

California Senate President Kevin de León on Monday called Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ plan to block Justice Department grant funding to sanctuary cities “nothing short of blackmail.” During a daily … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: David Chiu, Mike Gipson, Legislature
Bills: AB 440, AB 450, SB 54,
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 Devin Nunes is making it very hard for Republicans to claim they can run an impartial investigation on Russia

News that the chair of the House Intelligence Committee is briefing the White House on his investigation is alarming ethics experts. »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Barack Obama, Adam Schiff
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 California school districts questioned for seeking students' immigration status

Civil rights groups asked California’s attorney general Monday to investigate dozens of school districts across the state that required parents to provide children’s Social Security numbers, their citizenship status and when they entered the ... »Read

In this article: Xavier Becerra, California School Boards Association, Tom Torlakson
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 Is the Russia Investigation Turning the Left Into Conspiracy Theorists?

Last week, after Wednesday’s deadly rampage near Parliament in London, British conservative journalist Louise Mensch tweeted that the terrorist attack has “got everything to do with Russia.” She doubled down Friday on HBO’s Real Time with ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Former California legislator Henry Perea will lobby for the oil industry in Sacramento

Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger blasts Trump's approval ratings March 27, 2017, 11:34 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, greenhouse gas, Henry Perea
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 House intel chairman met source on White House grounds

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Democrats out with ads targeting Rep. Mimi Walters for supporting GOP healthcare bill

Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger blasts Trump's approval ratings March 27, 2017, 11:34 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Hillary Clinton, Dave Gilliard, Nancy Pelosi, Mimi Walters
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 House Intelligence chairman met secret source on White House grounds

WASHINGTON - House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in 'incidental' surveillance, the congressman's ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Progressive Members of Congress Endorse Eric C. Bauman for CDP Chair; Bauman Will Address DPOC Tonight

This post consists of Congressional endorsement announcements for Eric Bauman for California Democratic Party Chair and a note from him about his appearance before the DPOC tonight: …. Building on the widespread support Eric C. Bauman has ... »Read

In this article: Pete Aguilar, Karen Bass, Eric Bauman, California Democratic Party, John Garamendi, Jared Huffman, Legislature, Adam Schiff, Mark Takano, Norma J. Torres, Pete Wilson
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 Trump budget cuts could add to California housing crisis

  California’s housing crisis seems likely to soon become significantly more complicated – and quite possibly worse for poor residents who rely on federal help. That’s because President Trump’s proposed 2017-18 »Read

In this article: Karen Bass, Jerry Brown, Legislature
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 The House Intelligence Chair Had a White House Meeting on Trump Surveillance Claim Before It Went Public

Devin Nunes went to be near a 'secure location' to look at information about the claim »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Devin Nunes plot thickens, as his spokesman concedes he met source for surveillance claim at White House

Trump attacks conservatives over healthcare debacle, and hints at displeasure with Ryan March 27, 2017, 9:06 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: After initially blaming Democrats, Trump sets his sights on the ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Legislation Would Require Counties Offer Alternative to Cash Bail

Later today, two Democratic lawmakers plan to reveal details of a bill that would require all California counties to offer an alternative to cash bail. The proposal, from Assemblyman Rob Bonta and Senator Bob Hertzberg is sure to set up a big ... »Read

In this article: Rob Bonta, Bob Hertzberg
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 Jared Kushner volunteers to speak with the Senate Intelligence Committee

A White House official said he volunteered because he's been the official primary point of contact between Trump administration officials and foreign governments »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff
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 Bill To Increase Welfare Payments Stalls In California Assembly

By Ben BradfordA bill that would increase welfare payments for Californians when they complete educational degrees has stalled in the state Assembly. In an unusual twist, it’s Democrats who blocked the bill and a Republican who authored it. ... »Read

In this article: Assembly Republicans, Legislature, Mark Stone
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 Once upon a time in California, you could work your way up with a nearly free college education

To the editor: George Skelton’s column reminded me that I was very fortunate to graduate high school in Kingsburg, Calif., in 1960. (“Providing free college tuition in California is a good idea — but taxing millionaires to do it is a bad ... »Read

In this article: Proposition 13, George Skelton, Susan Talamantes Eggman
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 Essential Politics: Finger-pointing, and what's next for healthcare

Plenty of fingers are being pointed after Friday’s abrupt end to Republicans’ effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. After blaming Democrats on Friday, President Trump on Sunday took aim at hard-right-wing conservatives who didn’t back the ... »Read

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Jerry Brown, Cheryl Brown, Isadore Hall, Chris Megerian, John Myers, Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, Andy Vidak, Pete Wilson
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 How The Health Care Fiasco Helps California Republicans

The collapse of the House Republican health care plan, and with it probably the effectiveness of Speaker Paul Ryan as well as the first hundred days of the Trump Administration, was a godsend to one group of people: the seven endangered ... »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Jeff Denham, Darrell Issa, Stephen T. Knight, Ed Royce, Mimi Walters
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 AB 889 Poses a Liability Threat to the Business Community

Assembly Judiciary Committee Chairman Mark Stone (D-Santa Cruz) has introduced AB 889, reigniting a debate that first began just over 25 years ago in this state. First proposed by then Senator Bill Lockyer in 1991, SB 711 would have banned the use ... »Read

In this article: Legislature, Bill Lockyer, Chris M. Micheli, Mark Stone
Bills: AB 36, AB 889, AB 899, SB 11, SB 711, SB 1254,
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 Now California Must Take on the Healthcare-Industrial Complex

California dodged a budgetary bullet last week when Congress elected not to change Medicaid reimbursement rules. With 14 million people covered by Medi-Cal, which is California’s version of Medicaid, the consequences for the state budget of having ... »Read

In this article: state budget
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 The Decline And Future Of Healthcare Legislation

The Trump Administration has run into its first major policy buzz-saw—and it is the Republican Party. To quote the old Walter Kelly “Pogo” cartoon, “We have met the enemy and he is us! The GOP repeal and replace health plan has been ... »Read
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 California National Guard reviewing which soldiers must repay illegal bonuses

Welcome to the AM Alert, your morning rundown on California policy and politics. To receive it regularly, please sign up here. For years during the height of the Afghanistan and … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Board of Equalization, Legislature, John Moorlach, Anthony Rendon
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 Deciding who belongs in America and who doesn't. And Trumpcare's timely demise

On behalf of The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board, welcome to The Take, your opinion-politics newsletter. Please sign up for it here. Our take Editorials Pandering is no substitute for immigration … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Hillary Clinton, Duncan Hunter, referendum, Adam Schiff, Senate Democrats, Darrell Steinberg, Tony Thurmond, Dan Walters
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 Small businesses looking to Legislature for policy solutions to foster job growth

Small business owners are accustomed to doing a lot with little. For the vast majority of small businesses across California, owners also serve as the human resources department, the compliance … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Proposition 13, Ken Cooley, Legislature
Bills: AB 12, AB 5, AB 77,
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 Essential California: Trump brings heartache, fear to L.A.'s 'Ellis Island'

Good morning. It’s Monday, March 27, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES L.A.’s Ellis Island racked with fear They’re worried about their loved ones. They’re worried about themselves. They’re worried about what ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Janice Hahn, Ted W. Lieu, Devin Nunes, Nancy Pelosi, referendum, Adam Schiff, George Skelton, water
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 Today: Obamacare Survives the GOP and Trump's Tweetstorm. Now What?

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 Obamacare Survives the GOP and Trump’s Tweetstorm. Now What? It wasn’t artful and there was no deal as the GOP ... »Read

In this article: Devin Nunes, Adam Schiff, George Skelton
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 Scorching Phoenix may be out of position to deal with climate change

This sprawling metropolis morphed in a matter of decades from a scorching desert outpost into one of the largest cities in the nation. Today, Phoenix is a horizon of asphalt, air conditioning and historic indifference to the pitfalls of putting 1.5 ... »Read

In this article: Drought, Eric Garcetti, greenhouse gas, Legislature, water
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 L.A. County will consider tighter rules for carpool and toll lanes

In an effort to improve sluggish speeds on the region’s freeways, Los Angeles County transportation officials have agreed to examine whether to impose tolls on more carpool lanes and a higher passenger requirement for such lanes. The Metropolitan ... »Read

In this article: Paul Krekorian, Sheila Kuehl, Laura Nelson
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 Trump's Obamacare stumble empowers Pelosi

The Democratic leader is suddenly a player again thanks to the GOP's dysfunction. »Read

In this article: George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Eric Swalwell
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