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Battleground 2016: Top Legislative Races

Republicans in the state Legislature are thought to have a challenging election cycle this year. The outcome in November will determine whether the GOP has enough seats in the state Assembly and state Senate to maintain relevance in legislative matters.

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Republicans in Legislature poised to increase diversity in 2016

Buried beneath the headlines of Donald Trump’s comments of the day and the relatively new top-two primary format that weeded out Republicans from a statewide partisan race for the first time ever rests one nugget of good news for the

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State Assembly approves plan to bring back Kelo-style redevelopment

Redevelopment agencies would once again have the power to seize private property for big developers under a bill that passed the California State Assembly earlier this month. Assembly Bill 2, authored by Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Salinas, would give local governments the

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GOP lawmaker: fund schools with high-speed rail bonds

A Republican lawmaker wants to turn money for California’s high-speed rail project into funding for schools. Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, introduced Assembly Bill 6, which would cancel outstanding bond funds approved by Proposition 1A, a 2008 voter-approved initiative to fund the

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Dogfight Growls in 26th District House Race 5

JAN. 30, 2012 By JOHN HRABE “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog,” goes an old adage. Just getting to Washington will be a test of friendship for the candidates in the dogfight over California’s new, redistricted

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