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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 18

Many CA House Democrats boycotting inauguration San Diego spent millions on retirees who came back to work A bill to help pot growers to pay taxes Lack of oversight at the BOE Water rules stay in place … for now Good

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 10

After SF rail system hack, concerns remain Recent storms wash away drought in Northern California, SoCal issues remain Crunch time for Raiders, Chargers Newsom pitches CEQA to fight Trump wall Tobacco tax proponents fined for failure to disclose Tom Steyer

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 4

Lead levels plague eight CA areas O.C. assemblyman under fire from all directions for op-ed Democrats in Legislature hire Fmr. U.S. A.G. Holder to advise on Trump Report: CA housing situation worsens Drought dying?  Good morning. Happy Hump Day. The Legislature

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – December 28

New laws going in effect Gun sales on the rise Life expectancy plateau is good news for pensions Oakland for decades failed to inspect illegally converted warehouses like Ghost Ship Sierra Nevada snowpack below average Good morning. Happy Hump Day.

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – November 4

Field Poll: Voters poised to pass a bunch of ballot measures  October jobs miss mark, wages tick up Good drought news  Out-of-area spending dominates two of the most important Assembly races  SD Congressman to pay back campaign funds used for

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – September 16

City College of SF ballot measure shows financial woes not gone yet State proposes more water for fish, less for farms, cities If pot is legalized, where would all that tax revenue go? How will the expanded farmworker overtime law affect

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – August 1

What to watch for in Sacramento this month Three crisis pregnancy centers slapped with warnings Bill to cap environmental lawsuits of large developments at nine months Why drone education isn’t working Proposed twin tunnels in wrong spot   Good morning,

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – June 20

  Good morning!  His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will speak to the Legislature today about ethical leadership, the environment and compassion. His address starts at 1 p.m. and can be streamed here. In other news: One of the most

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Congress conflicts on CA drought

Despite substantial labors on both sides of the aisle, legislators in the House and the Senate alike have failed to agree on a drought relief package for California, deepening a dispute over where water should flow that seems to have

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El Nino provides little relief outside of Northern California

Once-high hopes that a winter 2015-16 El Nino would lift California out of its 5-year-old drought have given way to a complex picture. Heavy winter snow and rains in the northern Sierras and the Sacramento Valley are providing widespread relief in

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