A panel of appointed citizens has approved 3 percent raises for California Gov. Jerry Brown, top statewide elected officials and state lawmakers.
While the state Legislature remains in session most of the year, action on the most high-profile bills tends to be clustered in the days leading up to several deadlines.
Californians will get their first look at political maps being drafted by an independent citizen’s panel, a process that is expected to influence the kind of politicians sent to Sacramento and Washington.
On the heels of my last blog ‘Anti-Social Social Media?’ came what’s now been unoriginally dubbed ‘Weinergate’. To be clear, when I wrote “I am a huge believer in connecting, building communities based on common […]
I recently cut out an article in the Sacramento Bee by Kevin Yamamura. It was a straightforward look at California’s budget crisis, with spot-on comments by Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor. Taylor points out that California’s […]