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Two Months, But Who's Counting?

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For weeks, Governor Schwarzenegger has barnstormed the state trying to drum up support for his effort to reform the annual process that governs the state budget. But back here in Sacramento, he may soon run short on time for a … Continue reading »


Podcast: Recissions, Rumblings, Revenues

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On this week’s Capital Notes Podcast, we wax poetically about some of the latest poltical and policy news… including an insurance industry crackdown, grumbling among some legislative Democrats when it comes to party politics, and the latest news on the … Continue reading »


The Guv's Win-Win?

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Governor Schwarzenegger’s appearance at the Bay Area Council’s annual event this morning felt more like a celebrity interview than a policy discussion, though perhaps that changed after the first 20 minutes or so… which is when the video feed went … Continue reading »


No Federal Approval, No Casino?

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Legislation to change how, and possibly where, new Indian casinos are built in California cleared its first hurdle today at the state Capitol. For years, the most controversial part of the tribal gaming process has been casinos proposed for land … Continue reading »


Tax Blues... State Government-Style

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Yes, it’s April 15th. Yes, it’s not a fun day for those of us (myself included) who wrote a check to the state. But this year, it’s even worse if you’re a state lawmaker trying to balance the books for … Continue reading »


November Ballot Could Be A Doozy

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It’s still more than six months away, but there’s a good chance the November statewide ballot could feature some of the most interesting ballot measure battles in recent memory — perhaps not because of the deep pockets behind the campaigns, … Continue reading »


Denham Recall Elex: June 3

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Voters in the 12th state Senate district will do more than just participate in the state’s primary election on Tuesday, June 3: they’ll also weigh in on whether to recall their sitting senator. Governor Schwarzenegger acted today to consolidate the … Continue reading »