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New bill rekindles old human egg payment fight

  California women interested in profiting from their eggs — often handsomely — have long availed themselves of private opportunities to do just that. Now, they could have another chance to do so on the medical research market.  “Sponsored by the American

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Cal Chamber scorecard

The California Chamber of Commerce released its tally of legislators’ floor votes on 15 bills that the chamber determined were crucial to the business community. Checking the scorecard, a telltale story from the chamber’s perspective is not who was for

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Union grip on CA elections slips

After a lengthy streak of outsized influence, California’s private-sector unions have suffered a string of electoral setbacks — shaking up the balance of power in Democratic circles and giving Republicans reason for cheer even when facing down defeat. A perfect storm Although

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East Bay runoff race splits CA Dems

Facing a key special election in the 7th Senate District, California Democrats have been drawn into an intraparty conflict with a high profile and higher stakes. In the wake of a tight first-round vote, Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord — the runner up

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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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State District 7 contest is Democrat free-for-all

The luck o’ the Irish. That’s what the winners are going to need in today’s St. Patrick’s Day election for California state Senate District 7. Long-brewing tensions among Democrats have come to a head in a bitterly fought race. The candidates seek to replace

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CA GOP eyes special state Senate election

Aside from preventing Democrats from again nabbing two-thirds supermajorities in the California Legislature, the Nov. 4 national GOP electoral wave did little to change the political dynamic here. With two years to go before the 2016 elections, Golden State Republicans have gained

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Prop. 32 could end union stranglehold on government 22

Oct. 16, 2012 By Dave Roberts “To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.” — Thomas Jefferson Propositions come and propositions go, with many amounting

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