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Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones applauds Ceres for Climate Change Survey Report

Mar 8, 2013

SACRAMENTO, March 7, 2013 - Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today applauded Ceres for releasing its report, Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey: 2012 Findings & Recommendations, which analyzes responses to the Climate Risk Disclosure Survey admini...

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Dan Walters Daily: California government’s tech snafus continue

Mar 8, 2013

The news that State Controller John Chiang has jettisoned a project to computerize the state's payroll system fits a familiar pattern, Dan Walters says. Have a question you'd like Dan to answer? Post it on our Facebook page. See other Dan Walters D...

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AM Alert: Sacramento, San Francisco rally against gun violence

Mar 8, 2013
AM Alert: Sacramento, San Francisco rally against gun violence

VIDEO: The demise of a project to computerize California's state payroll system is just the latest in a chain of failed technology projects, Dan Walters says. Happy Friday, everyone. The approaching weekend means lawmakers are abandoning the state Cap...

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Immigrants Get Stronger Protections Under Renewed VAWA

Mar 7, 2013

By Rosa Ramirez Undocumented immigrant victim of domestic violence are often more vulnerable to abuse because of their immigration status, language barriers and lack of finances. But the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which Presi...

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Another hidden food menace…

Mar 7, 2013
Another hidden food menace…

When I move to Minnesota, I hope to lose my iced tea phobia. Here in California, iced tea is not always just plain, black tea in its delicious, natural form the way God intended. OK, …Read More

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California Democrat Wants to TAX E-Mail to Pay for U.S. Post Office

  Wozniak’s email tax: Good sense or nonsense? by Emilie Raguso, Berkeleyside,   3/7/13 Gordon Wozniak: So-called bit tax could help fund “vital functions” of the post office. Photo: Lance Knobel Earlier this week, readers reacted with ske...

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How Alabama is on the verge of breaking one of the nation’s most powerful teachers’ unions

  How Alabama is on the verge of breaking one of the nation’s most powerful teachers’ unions Posted By Jeff Poor, Daily Caller,   3/7/13 For much of the last four decades, the Alabama Education Association has risen to become one of the most...

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New LA City Councilman Once Dubbed ‘Worst Legislator In California’

  New LA City Councilman Once Dubbed ‘Worst Legislator In California’ CBSLA,   3/6/13 LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A former state assemblyman once dubbed “Worst Legislator in California” by LA Weekly was elected to the Los Angeles City ...

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Brown Allows Sex Offenders to go “missing”—NO Supervision

  More Calif. sex offenders go missing under new law Realignment took effect 17 months ago KCRA,   3/7/13 SACRAMENTO, Calif. —The number of paroled sex offenders who are fugitives in California is 15 percent higher today than before Gov. Jerry...

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California is Deeper Financial Trouble: House Cuts $$ for Health Exchanges—CA Deficit to get Deeper

  House Spending Bill Cuts Funding For Exchanges By Mary Agnes Carey< Kaiser Health News,   3/7/13 You don’t hear much these days about Republicans trying to repeal the 2010 health care law. The Supreme Court ruling last June upheld most o...



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