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2020 vision: California Democrats fire back at DOJ proposal to ask about citizenship on census

A request from the Justice Department to the Census Bureau to add a question on American citizenship to the 2020 census has California Democrats firing back over concerns that illegal immigrants will choose not to participate, possibly causing the state

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Longtime GOP Congressmen Darrell Issa, Ed Royce announce retirement

California Republican Reps. Darrell Issa and Ed Royce have announced that they will not seek re-election in 2018, joining a wave of other GOP lawmakers stepping down ahead of the midterm races. “While my service to California’s 49th district will

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California Democrats unveil plan to skirt provision of GOP tax law

Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, on Thursday unveiled his plan to allow Californians to skirt the provision of the newly passed federal tax overhaul that caps the state and local tax deduction (SALT), in just the

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California sued over poor literacy rates among its students

California was sued earlier this month over poor reading skills among its students, a significant legal step in trying to combat lackluster literacy rates amid a larger conversation about education policy in the Golden State. The suit was filed by Public Counsel,

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Kate Steinle’s accused killer found not guilty of murder

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, the illegal immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle in San Francisco on July 1, 2015, was found not guilty of all charges, except for felony possession of a firearm, in a verdict that shocked legal analysts

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As California gas prices increase with new tax, GOP candidates see opportunity with repeal efforts 

The price of gas spiked 12 cents per gallon in California earlier this month, as a result of the Democrat-backed transportation bill that now puts the Golden State in front of Hawaii for the highest gas prices in the nation.

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California NAACP pushes for removal of ‘Star Spangled Banner’ as U.S. national anthem

  The California chapter of the NAACP is distributing a resolution to California lawmakers that calls for the removal of the “Star Spangled Banner” as the official national anthem of the United States.   The resolution, which was passed at

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Billionaire Tim Draper renews effort to split California into multiple states

A fresh push to split California into multiple states his cleared its first hurdle, as state Secretary of State Alex Padilla granted Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper permission to solicit signatures to get the proposal on the ballot in 2018.

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L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti announces he won’t run for California governor 

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Sunday night that he will not enter the California governor’s race, posting on Twitter that he wants to continue the work he is doing at City Hall. “We have a lot of work left to do

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California Senate bringing in outside firms to investigate sexual harassment allegations

Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, announced on Tuesday that the state Senate will hire outside firms to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct at the Capitol in Sacramento – allegations referenced in an open letter signed by women claiming

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