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California’s tax collections jumped by 18.2 percent in 2013

Apr 8, 2014
California’s tax collections jumped by 18.2 percent in 2013

California's tax revenues jumped by 18.2 percent in 2013, thanks to an improving economy and the impact of a temporary sales and income tax increase approved by voters, a new Census Bureau report shows. All tax collections, including those for speci...

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Sean Noble talks about $1 million FPPC fine, ties to Kochs

Apr 7, 2014
Sean Noble talks about $1 million FPPC fine, ties to Kochs

Sean Noble, the man who operated an Arizona nonprofit group that channeled millions of dollars in anonymous donations to two California ballot measures in 2012, said in a television interview Sunday that the investigation he faced by California's pol...

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California ethics panel collects $300,000 fine from Small Business Action Committee

Jan 24, 2014
California ethics panel collects $300,000 fine from Small Business Action Committee

When California's political watchdog fined two conservative groups $1 million last year for not properly reporting $15 million in campaign contributions, it also told the recipients of the money to turn it over to the state. At the time, one of the r...

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Prop. 39 energy retrofit funds heading to California schools

Oct 16, 2013
Prop. 39 energy retrofit funds heading to California schools

SCHOOLS_0154.JPGState officials have directed $381 million to California schools to retrofit aging campuses for energy efficiency, releasing a list Tuesday that shows how much each district will get.

The money comes from voter approval last year of Proposition 39,...

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Business uses digital media, but not in its California campaigns

Aug 5, 2013

Big money ballot measure campaigns in California spend the vast preponderance of their money on fairly traditional forms of voter outreach, such as television and radio ads and direct mail, but that will have to change as voters' habits evolve, a new s...

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Villaraigosa drops Romney’s name, wants ‘friends to be bolder’

Apr 16, 2013
Villaraigosa drops Romney’s name, wants ‘friends to be bolder’

When it came to fielding a question Tuesday on whether he's going to endorse someone to succeed him as Los Angeles mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa dropped a name that surprised many attending his lunch address at the Sacramento Press Club. It wasn't E...

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Want a California House seat? Price tag is more than $1 million

Mar 11, 2013
Want a California House seat? Price tag is more than $1 million

What's the price of a California congressional seat? Well over $1 million, if campaign contributions are any indication. California's 53-member congressional delegation raised a combined $85 million for their successful 2012 races, with the average m...

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National Journal charts rise, fall of Berman-Waxman machine

Feb 8, 2013
National Journal charts rise, fall of Berman-Waxman machine

When Howard Berman lost the most expensive congressional race in the country last year - falling to fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman after the two were thrown together in the same district - it marked the end of a fabled Southern California politica...

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Poll: California business leaders see state’s climate as difficult

Feb 1, 2013

More than two-thirds of California business leaders see the state as an extraordinarily difficult state in which to operate, a new survey by the California Business Roundtable has found. The poll adds heft to the often-voiced complaints about the stat...

MidLifeBloggers
Inauguration Day, Then & Now

Jan 23, 2013

I have high hopes that the campaign Obama for America which shocked the pundits and Republicans in its reach and effectiveness will be just as successful now that it has morphed into Organizing for Action.

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