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CA Common Cause: State lawmakers accepted $844,000 in gifts in 2013

Let the good times roll! California lawmakers accepted $844,000 in gifts in 2013 — the majority of which came from special interest groups that routinely lobby the state Legislature. According to a new report released by the good-government group California Common Cause, gifts

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Betty Yee flips, now backs high-speed rail

Board of Equalization member Betty Yee has changed her mind about the state’s controversial high-speed rail plan. During the June primary campaign, the Democratic candidate for state controller opposed Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to build a faster rail connection between San Francisco

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‘Fiscal cliff’ tax increases will slam U.S., CA

Jan. 2, 2013 By John Seiler Congress and President Obama just worked out a deal for massive tax increases that will slam Californians. The federal tax hikes hit even the middle class, whose payroll taxes will rise 2 percentage points.

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New speaker's FPPC troubles

Feb. 16, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO One of John A. Perez’s first acts as a state assemblyman was to introduce AB 9, which partially amended the Political Reform Act of 1974. In fact, the official bill history says Perez introduced

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