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Women poised for modest gains in legislative races

Women make up more than half of California’s population, but only about one-fourth of the Legislature.  And in November, that’s unlikely to change too much, according to a CalWatchdog analysis. While an October surprise, outside factor or just particularly good

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57% of CA infrastructure $ on mass transit? More, more, more!

In 2008, California enacted SB 375, the most important state law you never heard about. It was Senate leader Darrell Steinberg’s bid for the sort of green reverence that Arnold Schwarzenegger enjoyed because of 2006’s AB 32. SB 375 (Chapter

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Cal Chamber lists ‘jobs killer’ bills 0

April 13, 2012 By Joseph Perkins Nearly two and a half years into California’s recovery from its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, more than 2 million state residents are officially unemployed. Another 1 million are either underemployed–working part-time

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CA GOP ‘Idiots’ Lose State Senate 0

FEB. 6, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Back to the campaign drawing board for California Republicans. The California Supreme Court recently upheld the maps drawn by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission. The immediate fallout: State Sen. Sam Blakeslee, R-San Luis Obispo,

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Chart Shows Aguirre Conflicts of Interest 3

JULY 22, 2011 By JOHN HRABE The following chart demonstrates the conflicts of interest for Dr. Gabino T. Aguirre, a commissioner for the California Citizens Redistricting Commission. The conflicts are detailed in my articles for CalWatchDog.com: Part 1: Gabino Aguirre’s Secret

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