Stem cell pork 0

Back in 2004 California voters passed Prop. 71: $3 billion in bonds for research on embryonic stem cells. The full cost, including interest on the bonds, will be $6 billion. Many people opposed it because of the abortion argument. But

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State of the Union 3

Those wishing to understand the full power public employee unions hold over state government — or who simply feel too good about life in general and want to come down a few notches — ought to peruse today’s new Legislative

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Mixed reviews to Baugh's gauntlet 0

Orange County Republican Party Chairman Scott Baugh told me today that his speech, delivered at the county central committee the night before the Scott Brown victory in Massachusetts, calling on the his county party to withhold its endorsement from candidates

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State may sue CCPOA over owed funds 3

Jan. 26, 2010 By STEVEN GREENHUT The Schwarzenegger administration has threatened legal action against the California Correctional Peace Officers’ Association — the prison guards’ union — if its officials continue to refuse to pay the millions of dollars the union

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We wuz robbed! 0

There’s an old rule in journalism that says always credit your sources. I think they still teach it in Journalism School. Anyway, someone ought to school Sacramento Bee blogger Torey Van Oot in this practice. I’m referring to this Capitol

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The enemy of clear language 0

Jan. 26, 2010 Sometimes I really feel sorry for reporters who cover the Capitol. Their job is to follow around our esteemed elected officials, hauling their notebooks, laptops, cameras and recording equipment to all manner of photo ops and press

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