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Truck Crushed At Capitol To Promote Bill Making Electric Cars More Affordable

A truck was crushed at the state capitol today for a photo-op fueled by a new state program. The perfectly good truck was crunched into a mangled mess of metal, pulverized for a purpose and crushed for a cause, you could say.

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Law Enforcement Officers Gather At Capitol To Remember Fallen Brothers

As police are scrutinized across the country, thousands are at the state capital remembering their fallen comrades.


Lawn At California State Capitol Reflects State Of Drought

S&P: California Tax Revenue Growth Rate Accelerated After 2009

Rising income inequality has led to slowing tax revenue growth in California, but the state has responded by increasing its top marginal tax rate, causing its growth rate to accelerate after 2009, according to a new study released Monday by credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s.


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Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Unveils Official Portrait

The former California governor will share the stage with Governor Jerry Brown at a climate change symposium. Schwarzenegger will then head to the capitol rotunda to unveil his official portrait.



Blackfish Protesters Gather At California Capitol Before Assembly Hearing

Protesters delivered more than 1 million signatures in support of the measure as part of an international movement inspired by Blackfish, the CNN documentary that details orca captivity at SeaWorld.


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FBI Agents Search Legislative Office Near Capitol Used By Yee’s Aides

FBI agents have searched a legislative office across from the state Capitol, nearly a week after a lawmaker’s arrest on corruption charges.


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Legislative Deadline Nears In Calif. For Hundreds Of Bills

Hundreds of bills that failed to pass the Legislature last year face an end-of-the-month deadline to gain initial support, including measures affecting gun owners, the oil industry and farm laborers.


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‘Lost Boys’ Actor Jason Patric Testifies For Parental Rights For Sperm Donors

Existing California law states sperm donors are not legally considered natural fathers. An exemption was made in 2011 if a couple agreed to terms in writing before conception.


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Former Assemblyman Sentenced To One Day In Jail In Fraud Scheme

Former assemblyman Carl E. Washington also was ordered to pay $194,000 in restitution to three financial institutions he defrauded.


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Legislative Leaders Say California Budget Deal Is Near

Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders moved close to a state budget deal Monday that is expected to revamp education funding and begin restoring some of the social services cut during the recession.


Medi-Cal Cuts Protested

Providers Rally At Capitol Over Medi-Cal Cuts

Thousands filled the Capitol grounds to rally against a 10 percent reduction in the amount the state pays for Medicaid reimbursements.


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Thousands Attend Rally To Fight Gov. Brown’s Proposed Medi-Cal Cuts

People from all over the state are converging on the state capitol today for a health rally to fight proposed cuts to Medi-Cal.