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UPDATED: Democratic State Lawmakers, Gov. Brown At Odds Over State’s Revenue Estimate

Democratic state lawmakers are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to accept higher revenue projections in order to restore services.


Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger lights the Christmas tree at the Capitol Building. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Details Announced

Governor Jerry Brown’s office announced details in this year’s Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.


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Hundreds Gather At Capitol Steps Protesting Stricter Gun Laws

Across the country, thousands rallied in support of the Second Amendment, and hundreds turned out in Sacramento at the State Capitol, protesting against stricter gun control measures.


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Major Pay Cut Looms For California’s Elected Officials

State elected officials will have their annual salaries cut by thousands of dollars starting next month, but the reductions approved by a panel in May could be reversed once the budget deficit ends.


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Protesters Rally At Capitol Against In-Home Health Care Cuts

Protestors delivered 75,000 petitions to the governor’s office Thursday, urging him to reconsider health care cuts.


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Man Arrested After Vandalizing State Capitol

Authorities have arrested a 21-year-old man for vandalizing the Capitol, the state treasurer’s office and Sacramento City Hall.


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Key Issues California Lawmakers Will Deal With In 2012

California lawmakers return to the Capitol this week to begin an election-year session complicated by the state’s ongoing multibillion dollar budget deficit.


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Battle At Capitol Over Bill Banning Shark-Fin Trade

Actress Bo Derek won’t be ordering shark-fin soup anytime soon.


Governor Jerry Brown introduces his California budget proposal on January 10, 2011.

Next Step In Calif. Budget Debate Is Unclear

With 10 days left before California starts a new fiscal year, Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Monday turned to Gov. Jerry Brown for his next move.


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Man Tased, Arrested After Punching CHP Officer At State Capitol

CHP officers had to use a stun gun to subdue a man who allegedly threw a punch at them only minutes after demanding to see the governor.


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Massive California Flag On Display At Capitol

The largest handmade California flag is on display today at the State Capitol.


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Mattress Fire Sends Residents Running From Sacramento Apartment Building

Fire fighters believe a mattress caught fire inside a studio apartment sending residents running from the building and one man to the hospital.