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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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Medi-Cal Gets Spending Boost in Governor’s Revised Budget

May 14, 2014 | 7:00 am

Medi-Cal Gets Spending Boost in Governor’s Revised Budget

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Revised budget increases spending by $2 billion but governor is resisting calls to fully restore cuts.

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Brown, Legislature Reach Deal on Rainy Day Fund

May 8, 2014 | 2:23 pm

Brown, Legislature Reach Deal on Rainy Day Fund

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Ballot measure would require state to create a budget reserve by setting aside surplus tax dollars.

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Primary Voting Begins in California; So, Who Will Show Up?

May 5, 2014 | 1:50 pm

Primary Voting Begins in California; So, Who Will Show Up?

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As counties send out vote-by-mail ballots, here’s one safe prediction: Participation will be low.

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Gov. Brown Skeptical of More Affirmative Action, Anti-Corruption Laws

May 2, 2014 | 12:01 am

Gov. Brown Skeptical of More Affirmative Action, Anti-Corruption Laws

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In wide-ranging interview, governor talks about the environment, political tradition and re-election.

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