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Road repair bill would raise transportation taxes, fees

California motorists will each be paying an extra $900 over the next five years for road maintenance if Senate Bill 16 is approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. But that $18.4 billion increase in transportation taxes

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Special Election: Moorlach wins, Glazer advances to run-off for CA Senate

Two reformers, one a Republican the other a Democrat, won yesterday’s contested races for the California Senate. But the Democrat will face a difficult runoff. With 100 percent of precincts “partially reporting,” according to the California Secretary of State, here

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Update: Moorlach wins, Glazer advances to run-off for CA Senate

Update: 8 am, March 18, 2015: With 100 percent of the precincts in, according to the Secretary of State, John Moorlach won outright in Senate District 37, with 51.4 percent of the vote. In Senate District 7, the outcome continued

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Race is on for 37th state Senate District

The race is on to fill three vacant state Senate seats. According to Gov. Jerry Brown’s office, he just issued “proclamations declaring special elections for the 7th, 21st and 37th Senate Districts of the State of California.” The primary will

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Leslie Daigle supports eminent domain robberies

June 1, 2012 By John Seiler In preparation for next week’s election crunch, I’ve been taking a couple of days off to get in shape with plenty of sleep and bourbon. But something just happened I must report on. At

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Special Series: Bankruptcy Didn’t Make the Sky Fall In Orange County 18

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a CalWatchDog.com Special Series of 12 in-depth articles on municipal bankruptcy. MARCH 6, 2012 BY CHRIS REED Overwhelmed by enormous unfunded liabilities for retired employees’ pensions and health care, local governments throughout California

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Tilting at pension reform 18

Jan. 22, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO What to do about public employee pensions is the thorniest, nastiest, most difficult question facing Sacramento lawmakers today. Few issues cause such disappointment and despair. Yet one group of activists and accountants is plugging

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