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California Removes Outdated Mental Health Terms From Laws

July 18, 2014 | 2:57 pm

California Removes Outdated Mental Health Terms From Laws

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Terms like insane and mentally defective are retired.

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No Grand Finale For Brown’s Fireworks Tax Proposal

July 2, 2014 | 9:50 am

No Grand Finale For Brown’s Fireworks Tax Proposal

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Levy would fund disposal of illegal fireworks, but GOP critics said it amounts to a “patriot tax.”

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Citizens Panel Gives Small Boost to Lawmaker Salaries

June 20, 2014 | 3:02 pm

Citizens Panel Gives Small Boost to Lawmaker Salaries

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Governor, statewide officers and legislators all will receive a 2 percent boost in December.

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Brown Signs Budget, Leaves It Almost Veto-Free

June 20, 2014 | 1:42 pm

Brown Signs Budget, Leaves It Almost Veto-Free

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The governor leaves the spending plan virtually intact in earliest signed budget in modern state history.

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California Lawmakers Approve $156 Billion Budget

June 16, 2014 | 7:05 am

California Lawmakers Approve $156 Billion Budget

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Plan OK’d Sunday night, just hours before deadline, includes $250 million for high-speed rail.

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Five Big Takeaways from California’s Primary Election

June 4, 2014 | 7:15 am

Five Big Takeaways from California’s Primary Election

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Every election night teaches us something new. What did we learn about California politics this year?

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Brown, Kashkari Advance in Governor’s Race

June 4, 2014 | 7:00 am

Brown, Kashkari Advance in Governor’s Race

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The Republican establishment wins a victory over a Tea Party candidate.

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With 2 Weeks Left, Governor’s Race Shaping Up as Brown vs. Donnelly

May 21, 2014 | 9:00 pm

With 2 Weeks Left, Governor’s Race Shaping Up as Brown vs. Donnelly

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But GOP support for the party’s other candidate, Neel Kashkari, has increased steeply in the past month.

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Republicans Donnelly, Kashkari Face Off in Talk Show Debate

May 16, 2014 | 8:04 am

Republicans Donnelly, Kashkari Face Off in Talk Show Debate

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Candidates for governor unload on each other in appearance on Southern California radio talk show.

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Behind California’s Dramatic Increase in Lifers Freed from Prisons

May 15, 2014 | 5:15 am

Behind California’s Dramatic Increase in Lifers Freed from Prisons

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An increasing percentage of murderers serving life sentences are being paroled.

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