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Sen. Hertzberg praised for bills that can’t get votes

State Sen. Bob Hertzberg, the San Fernando Valley Democrat who aspires to higher office, is being honored by NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders) — a group devoted to improving the economy while staying true to progressive values.  Two measures introduced

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Prop. 31 would regionalize state revenue sharing 24

Aug. 30, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Despite regionalization failing miserably in the European Union, California is proposing to adopt it as a tax-sharing policy for distributing state funds to local governments if voters approve Proposition 31 on the November ballot.

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Think Long Comes Up Short 0

The following first appeared in City Journal California. FEB. 2, 2012 By STEVEN GREENHUT California’s ongoing budgetary and political dysfunction has spawned a host of reformers backed by wealthy donors. The latest scheme, released with much fanfare in late November,

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