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Were San Jose workers really ‘victims’ of their politicians?

  Were San Jose workers really ‘victims’ of their politicians? By Steve Malanga, Public Sector,  9/25/13 Monday’s New York Times piece on San Jose’s efforts to sustain the pension reforms voted by city residents contains a...

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Rent a TESLA Car at SFO or LAX–$500 a Day—THE Car for the Very Rich

  Tesla Electric Cars Offered by Hertz at Two Airports By Craig Trudell, Bloomberg, 9/26/13 All Charged Up: Where You Can Rent a Tesla A handful of Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) electric cars are now available for rental at two California airports by H...

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California employment office lowers estimate on late jobless claims

Sep 26, 2013
California employment office lowers estimate on late jobless claims

The state Employment Development Department, which said last week that about 185,000 Californians had been affected by a computer problem delaying unemployment checks for weeks, downgraded its estimate this afternoon, putting the total at about 148,000...

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Holly J. Mitchell becomes latest California state senator

Sep 26, 2013
Holly J. Mitchell becomes latest California state senator

California's state senate can again claim a full house. In front of a Senate chamber humming with friends, family members and a handful of fellow lawmakers, former Assemblywoman Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, took the oath of office Thursday aftern...

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Northern California Members of Congress Ask About Federal Funding for the Sacramento Delta Tunnels

Sep 26, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC September 26, 2013 – As both chambers of Congress discuss federal spending for the next fiscal year, Congressman John Garamendi (CA-3) led a group of Northern California Members of Congress in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of...

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Ballot proposal to decriminalize pot cleared to collect signatures

Sep 26, 2013
Ballot proposal to decriminalize pot cleared to collect signatures

As a new poll finds that a majority of California voters back legalizing marijuana, proponents of a ballot proposal to decriminalize cannabis have the green light to collect signatures to put it on the 2014 ballot. The ballot initiative -- which "dec...

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Jerry Brown signs domestic workers bill

Sep 26, 2013
Jerry Brown signs domestic workers bill

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation today giving some domestic workers, including in-home nannies and health care workers, overtime pay for working more than nine hours a day or 45 hours in a week. Assembly Bill 241, a diluted version of San Francisco...

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Republican George Radanovich weighs California governor run

Sep 26, 2013
Republican George Radanovich weighs California governor run

With former Lt. Gov Abel Maldonado's gubernatorial bid foundering, another Republican candidate is dipping his toe in the 2014 race. Former Republican congressman George Radanovich announced that he is mulling a run with an email Thursday touting a "p...

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TechWire
Legislation aimed at improving database for campaign funding, lobbying awaits action by governor

Sep 26, 2013
Legislation aimed at improving database for campaign funding, lobbying awaits action by governor

A bill to improve the state’s electronic campaign funding and lobbying database has been passed and sent to the governor’s desk. SB 3, authored by Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San... Read more »

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LIVE CHAT: Which bills will Gov. Jerry Brown sign, veto?

Sep 26, 2013

 

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