Brown Funny, Whitman Smart 0

Steven Greenhut: The debate between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman actually is one of the better political debates I’ve seen in a while. The questions have, as expected, tilt slightly left, but they are pretty much as expected. Questions surround

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Killer Cop Demands Workers Comp! 0

Steven Greenhut: An Illinois cop who killed two sisters while he was driving 126 mph and chatting with his girlfriend on his cell phone now wants workers comp: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/illinois-killer-cop-workers-comp/story?id=11738010&page=1 And a drunk off-duty cop killed a woman at a wedding.

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San Fran Is Pension Ground Zero 4

SEPT. 28, 2010 By DAVE ROBERTS SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s 26,000 city government employees have had it pretty good for many years – so good that city officials have had to cut services and could be looking at eventual

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Huber Touts Transparency Agenda 0

SEPT. 28, 2010 By KATY GRIMES When a Democratic legislator claims to have a more conservative voting record than Republican Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado, it must be either an election year or the Republican is no conservative. Or both. In

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Wonks Of The World Unite! 0

Anthony Pignataro: Anyone out there who can’t get enough information about the confluence of money and power in state government need to check out this new MAPLight.org website dedicated to California politics. “The goal of MAPLight.org/California is to give Californians

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How Do You Reform A Reform? 0

SEPT. 28, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO The state Political Reform Act Task Force will largely steer clear of issues such as conflict of interest and lobbying as it seeks to rewrite the state law governing politicking, the panel decided Monday.

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Unpublicized Budget Consequences 0

Katy Grimes: Sources close to the Department of Developmental Services report that a potentially devastating consequence of the Legislature not passing a timely budget, is that some social service agencies are on the verge of closure. Regional Centers in the

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