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CalWatchdog Morning Read – May 18

Treasurer Chiang will run for governor Graduation rates rise Sen. Feinstein seeks compromise, drought relief Death penalty still divides Water agency seeks record fine Good morning! Happy Hump Day.  It’s Twitterficial. Democratic state Treasurer John Chiang is running for governor, he announced

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Three Democratic lawmakers make intentions for statewide office Twitterficial

Nothing is official until it’s on Twitter, which is why several Democrats today announced their candidacies for higher office Tuesday in the Twittersphere. Treasurer John Chiang made it official that he would be running for governor after announcing he was

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Lawmakers upset with vetoes of PUC reforms

Many state lawmakers appeared surprised and upset with Gov. Jerry Brown’s weekend decision to veto six measures adopted in response to a series of scandals at the California Public Utilities Commission that have prompted criminal and civil investigations as well

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Scott Walker vs. Jerry Brown

June 3, 2012 By Brian Calle Californians know a thing or two about recalls. Only two state governors in U.S. history have been removed from office via recall; the first was North Dakota Gov. Lynn J. Frazier in 1921. Of

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Jerry's back!

Here’s the text of the e-mail the Jerry Brown campaign just sent out to “supporters”: Dear Supporter, Today, I am formally announcing my candidacy for the office of Governor of California, to deal head-on with the challenges facing this state

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