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Years after CalWatchdog investigation, bill to end sub-minimum wage advances

More than 2 million workers in California are celebrating the new year’s bump in the minimum wage. Effective January 1, the state’s minimum wage increased from $9 to $10 an hour. But, not all workers in the state benefited from

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Covered California extends signup deadline after long waits, call surge

*|MC:SUBJECT|* – CalWatchdog.comView this email in your browserBreaking NewsCovered California extends signup deadline after long waits, call surgeBy JOHN HRABEA surge of last-minute callers inundated the state’s health insurance exchange for the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, forcing

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Hundreds of Californians seek custom oil and gas maps following governor’s request

*|MC:SUBJECT|* – CalWatchdog.comView this email in your browserBreaking NewsHundreds of Californians seek custom oil and gas maps following governor’s requestBy JOHN HRABEHundreds of Californians have requested free custom research of their property from state regulators, following the governor’s request for

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University of California embraces open access for research

*|MC:SUBJECT|* – CalWatchdog.comView this email in your browserBreaking NewsUniversity of California embraces open access for researchBy JOHN HRABEThe state’s premiere higher education system has embraced open access publishing.This week, the University of California issued a new open access policy that gives

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State Treasurer refinances state bond debt, saves taxpayers $270 million

*|MC:SUBJECT|* – CalWatchdog.comView this email in your browserBreaking NewsState Treasurer refinances state bond debt, saves taxpayers $270 millionBy JOHN HRABEThe State of California has found a way to save $270 million — without budget cuts or raising taxes.State Treasurer John

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Unique “behested” campaign donations prop up nonprofits, political endeavors in growing numbers

*|MC:SUBJECT|* – CalWatchdog.comView this email in your browserBreaking NewsUnique “behested” campaign donations prop up nonprofits, political endeavors in growing numbersBy STEVE MILLERDonations to special interests on behalf of statewide officeholders have grown from $250,000 in 2000 to $4.9 million so

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University of California and stem cell agency highest paid state workers

*|MC:SUBJECT|* – CalWatchdog.comView this email in your browserBreaking NewsUniversity of California and stem cell agency highest paid state workersBy JOHN HRABECalifornia taxpayers paid out big bucks to state workers in 2014.How much? More than the Gross Domestic Product of 100

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Ling Ling Chang announces bid for state Senate in 2016

Breaking News Ling Ling Chang announces bid for state Senate in 2016 BY JOHN HRABE Assemblywoman Ling-Ling Chang, R-Diamond Bar, has announced her campaign to replace termed-out State Senator Bob Huff. Chang’s campaign for the 29th State Senate district sets up a

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State Assembly approves plan to bring back Kelo-style redevelopment

Breaking News State Assembly approves plan to bring back Kelo-style redevelopment By JOHN HRABE 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.

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State Controller to audit City of Industry — Investigate $326 million in cronyism

Breaking News State Controller Betty Yee to audit City of Industry By JOHN HRABE First, it was widespread corruption at the city of Bell. Next, came an even bigger embezzlement scandal in Pasadena. Now, it’s $326 million in cronyism at the

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