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Governor Brown Appoints Jodi Remke FPPC Chair

Apr 23, 2014

SACRAMENTO April 23, 2014 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Jodi Remke as chairperson of the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Remke, 48, of Oakland, has been presiding judge at the State Bar Court of Cali...

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California Judiciary Committee Passes Bill to Label Genetically Engineered Foods

Apr 23, 2014
California Judiciary Committee Passes Bill to Label Genetically Engineered Foods

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California senators’ ethics scenarios: What would you do?

Apr 23, 2014
California senators’ ethics scenarios: What would you do?

California senators and their staff attended a special ethics training Wednesday, and were presented with a series of ethical scenarios. Below are the scenarios involving senators. What would you do? Senate Members Ethics Review Here are the scen...

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TechWire
Video: Entrepreneur-in-Residence Legislation Passes Committee

Apr 23, 2014
Video:  Entrepreneur-in-Residence Legislation Passes Committee

With a vote of 6 to 0, a bill that would bring entrepreneurs into state government on Tuesday passed out of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy.... Read more »

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VIDEO: California secretary of state candidates promise break from Bowen

Apr 23, 2014
VIDEO: California secretary of state candidates promise break from Bowen

Would-be successors to Secretary of State Debra Bowen made their cases Wednesday that they would inject new energy into an office they said has become technologically inept and disengaged. "A lot of people either see this job as a stepping stone or ...

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Jerry Brown appoints Jodi Remke new FPPC chair

Apr 23, 2014
Jerry Brown appoints Jodi Remke new FPPC chair

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Jodi Remke, presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California, chairwoman of the state's Fair Political Practices Commission, his office announced Wednesday. Remke replaces Ann Ravel, who left the commission for the F...

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Mitt Romney backs Tony Strickland in California House race

Apr 23, 2014
Mitt Romney backs Tony Strickland in California House race

As part of his return to politics, Mitt Romney is choosing sides in the contest to succeed retiring Rep. Buck McKeon in Southern California. Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential nominee, on Wednesday endorsed ex-stat...

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VIDEO: California Senate pauses for ethics training

Apr 23, 2014
VIDEO: California Senate pauses for ethics training

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The California Senate paused its normal routine of committee hearings today for a special training on the ethics of two essential duties that politicians are not supposed to mix: making laws and raising money.

The conversation comes in the wake of two senators being charged in FBI corruption stings, another...

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California car data bill stalls in first committee

Apr 23, 2014
California car data bill stalls in first committee

Legislation requiring car manufacturers to open access to the data streaming out of computerized cars stalled in committee on Tuesday. Only one lawmaker voted against Senate Bill 994 on Tuesday, but seven abstained from voting. The final vote count,...

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TechWire
Oakland mayor candidate Bryan Parker sees bitcoin paying off

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Apr 23, 2014
Oakland mayor candidate Bryan Parker sees bitcoin paying off

Kristen V. Brown, McClatchy News Service For Oakland mayoral candidate Bryan Parker, technology is a solution to many of the East Bay city’s woes. Parker, who entered the tech industry... Read more »

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