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State Assembly Leaders Free To Spend From Fund With Little Oversight

California Assembly leaders control a large fund they can use to boost programs of their choice without a single hearing or vote.


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Fans Gather At City Hall In A Show Of Support For Arena Deal

Big crowds gathered at Sacramento city hall ahead of tonight’s vote on a downtown arena proposal aimed at keeping the Kings in Sacramento.


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Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.


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State Assembly Approves $4.5B In State Bond Spending For High-Speed Rail System

The California Assembly has approved legislation authorizing about $4.5 billion in state bond funding for a high-speed rail system backed by Gov. Jerry Brown.


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Poll: Two-Thirds Support High-Speed Rail Revote

A new Field Poll finds nearly two-thirds of registered California voters support putting the high-speed rail bonds they approved in 2008 back on the ballot now that cost projections have skyrocketed.


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Gov. Brown Endorses Popular Bill Vote For Calif.

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that would award all of California’s 55 Electoral College votes to the winner of the national popular vote, a move intended to ensure that the winner of the popular vote becomes president.


In this Nov. 11, 2010 photo, packed boxes head toward shipping trucks at an fulfillment center, in Phoenix. (AP)

Amazon Wants Calif. Voters To Decide On New Sales Tax Law Inc. wants California voters to decide whether to overturn a new law that forces online retailers to collect sales taxes there.


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Senate Passes Bill Allowing Same-Day Registration

Californians would be able to register and vote on the same day at county election offices under a bill passed by the state Senate.


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Good Question: Can Rep. Gifford Still Vote?

In the wake of the Tucson, AZ shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords’ shooting, a dramatic vote on the repeal of President Obama’s healthcare reform law will likely move forward without her. She can’t vote from the hospital and she can’t vote by proxy, meaning she can’t send someone to vote for her.