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 Legislative lawyers suggest Gov. Jerry Brown's interpretation of a long-standing state spending limit is wrong
Los Angeles Times - May 23, 5:47 pm
Los Angeles Times - May 23, 5:47 pm

In this article: Legislature, Jim Nielsen, Richard Roth,

 Will Legislature raise taxes by $200 billion for universal health care
Sacramento Bee - May 23, 5:27 pm
The timing of Monday’s Senate Appropriations Committee hearing was exquisite.   It came hours after a raucous convention of the California Democratic Party, during which ascendant left-wing activists loudly demanded … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: California Democratic Party, California Nurses Association, John Chiang, Ricardo Lara, Gavin Newsom, universal health care, Antonio Villaraigosa,
Bills: SB 562,

 Experts: Traveler should have drawn scrutiny before flight
Sacramento Bee - May 23, 5:13 pm
A man acted strangely long before he caused a disturbance on a plane that prompted fighter jets to accompany it to Hawaii, but a lack of communication and an airline's … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Richard Bloom, Jeffrey Price,

 Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat
Sacramento Bee - May 23, 5:05 pm
Meagher County, Montana, may not be much different than the rest of the rural enclaves across America that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last fall. The median annual household income … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

 Mary "Junie" Smith, 73, ex-Farmers Branch council member survived 1967 plane crash
Dallas Morning News - May 23, 4:37 pm
Dallas Morning News - May 23, 4:37 pm

   Endorsement: Robert Ahn for Congress in L.A.-area special election
L.A. Daily News / Editorials - May 23, 4:16 pm
The special election to fill a vacant congressional seat in Los Angeles next month is different from others around the country this spring.In Kansas, Montana, Georgia and South Carolina, special elections to replace representatives appointed to ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Jimmy Gomez, Kamala Harris, referendum,

   Report: Single-payer health care in California would cost double state budget
CalWatchdog - May 23, 4:00 pm
SACRAMENTO – During the California Democratic Party convention in Sacramento last weekend, the spiciest news was outgoing chairman John Burton dropping an f-bomb on a group of activists demanding that »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Toni Atkins, California Democratic Party, Ricardo Lara, Legislature,
Bills: SB 562,

 Fear of LA of feds' tough immigration stance could be slowing wage-theft complaints
L.A. Daily News - May 23, 3:58 pm
Recent federal immigration policy may be deterring some low-wage workers in Los Angeles from coming forward to report employers who cheat them out of their wages, the city's lead wage theft inspector said Tuesday.John Reamer, an inspector who works ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Paul Koretz,

 Fear of feds' tough immigration stance could be slowing LA's wage-theft complaints
L.A. Daily News - May 23, 3:58 pm
Recent federal immigration policy may be deterring some low-wage workers in Los Angeles from coming forward to report employers who cheat them out of their wages, the city's lead wage theft inspector said Tuesday.John Reamer, an inspector who works ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Paul Koretz,

 Fear in LA of feds' tough immigration stance could be slowing wage-theft complaints
L.A. Daily News - May 23, 3:58 pm
Recent federal immigration policy may be deterring some low-wage workers in Los Angeles from coming forward to report employers who cheat them out of their wages, the city's lead wage theft inspector said Tuesday.John Reamer, an inspector who works ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Paul Koretz,

 State lawmakers and advocates for the poor warn that Trump's budget will hit hard for California's most vulnerable
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - May 23, 3:40 pm
President Trump’s proposed budget would likely result in billions of dollars of cuts to vital health and human services programs in California, state Democratic lawmakers and advocates for the poor said on Tuesday. “It’s unconscionable and ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Phil Ting,

 What Californians are saying about Trump's budget plan
Sacramento Bee - May 23, 3:21 pm
Here are some responses to President Donald J. Trump’s proposed budget: Gov. Jerry Brown: “This budget proposal is based on utterly bogus economic assumptions. It gives a massive tax break … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ken Calvert, Kamala Harris, Doris Matsui, Kevin McCarthy, Nancy Pelosi, SEIU, Mike Thompson, David G. Valadao,

 Edison's rate hikes raise questions as well as costs: Susan Shelley
L.A. Daily News - May 23, 3:18 pm
How much does it really cost Californians to use renewable energy, and who's going to pay for it?That's the question raised by Southern California Edison's proposed rate hike of nearly 13 percent.The list of people who are upset about the increase ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: renewable energy, Susan Shelley,

 CDP Voting Procedures Makes "Ballot Box Stuffing" Almost Impossible
The Liberal OC (blog) - May 23, 3:16 pm
As the Kimberly Ellis campaign monitors today’s audit of Saturday night’s vote for CDP chair, the procedure for voting in the California Democratic Party Elections makes it apparent that “stuffing the ballot” likely did not ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Eric Bauman, California Democratic Party, electronic voting,

 California to pay about $1.3 billion for Medicaid expansion in first year of state contributions
Sacramento Bee - May 23, 3:08 pm
California will contribute about $1.3 billion to its Medi-Cal expansion this year, a new expenditure that will further strain an already burdened health care budget. This year marks the first … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jerry Brown, Deborah Kelch, state budget,

 Supervisor wants feds to take over Orange County DA's office
KABC - May 23, 3:00 pm
Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer wants the feds to take over the Orange County District Attorney's Office, alleging misconduct by O.C. District Attorney Tony Rackauckas. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Tony Rackauckas, Todd Spitzer,

 Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat
Associated Press - May 23, 2:57 pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Meagher County, Montana, may not be much different than the rest of the rural enclaves across America that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last fall.... »Read  »E-mail story

 Review of California Democratic Party election begins
Associated Press - May 23, 1:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Supporters of defeated California Democratic Party chair candidate Kimberly Ellis began poring over election ballots Tuesday to validate the results.... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Eric Bauman, California Democratic Party, California Nurses Association,

 California takes many hits, large and small, in Trump's 2018 budget proposal
Sacramento Bee - May 23, 1:20 pm
California loses big time in President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal 2018 budget, made public to scathing political reviews Tuesday. Some Central Valley farm spending would fall. Nutrition programs would shrink. … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kamala Harris, Kevin McCarthy, Nancy Pelosi, David Valadao,

 Here's a better way to vote
Sacramento Bee / Opinion - May 23, 1:15 pm
It’s not too early to think about the 2018 election, especially how to make it easier for voters. On Wednesday, Sacramento County supervisors can take a big step by giving … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Lorena Gonzalez, Jill LaVine, Legislature, Alex Padilla,
Bills: AB 668, SB 450,

 LA Police on 'heightened awareness' in wake of Manchester attack: 'We are prepared'
L.A. Daily News - May 23, 11:46 am
By City News ServiceLOS ANGELES >> Some local authorities are on heightened alert despite there being no specific or credible threats in the aftermath of Monday night's terrorist attack on an arena in Manchester, England.'We have our heightened ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Eric Garcetti, Mike Lopez,

 Guards recovering after Northern California prison assault
Associated Press - May 23, 11:34 am
IONE, Calif. (AP) -- Four Northern California correctional officers are recovering after officials say one was stabbed repeatedly by a reputed white supremacist prisoner.... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Brian Jones,

 The Latest: Democrats criticize Trump budget plan
Yahoo - May 23, 11:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 (all times local): »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi,

 Examination of ballots cast in race for California Democratic Party leader begins in Sacramento
Los Angeles Times - May 23, 11:04 am
Los Angeles Times - May 23, 11:04 am

In this article: Eric Bauman, California Democratic Party, Steve Maviglio,

 Republicans Focus on Protecting Trump at Russia Hearing
Mother Jones - May 23, 10:55 am
The Republicans still are not serious about investigating the Trump-Russia scandal. That message came through resoundingly when the House intelligence committee held a public hearing on Tuesday morning with former CIA chief John Brennan. (Actually, ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Devin Nunes, Barack Obama, Eric Swalwell,

 California Takes Center Stage in the Resistance to Trump
The Nation - May 23, 10:34 am
Sasha Abramsky The state Democratic Party has been moving rapidly to the left—and because it has a supermajority, that portends big social reforms. The post California Takes Center Stage in the Resistance to Trump appeared first on The Nation. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Toni Atkins, Eric Bauman, Xavier Becerra, California Democratic Party, California Nurses Association, Kamala Harris, Ricardo Lara, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff,
Bills: SB 562,

 LAPD officer spared time behind bars in high-profile South L.A. assault case caught on video
Los Angeles Times - May 23, 10:05 am
A Los Angeles police officer convicted of assault for kicking and punching a man during a South Los Angeles arrest caught on video was spared jail time at his sentencing on Tuesday after fulfilling his end of an agreement made with prosecutors. ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jackie Lacey,


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