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State Assembly Hot Races – Voter Guide 2022

State Assembly Hot Races Get a daily digest of California news The general election for the California Assembly will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. Voters in each of the 80 districts will elect one Assemblymember to represent them. Show All Districts District 7 The district This district encompasses the suburbs surrounding Sacramento, following the […]

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In California Legislature, 500 bills beat the deadline

California doesn’t really need 2,600 new laws, right?  Nevertheless, state lawmakers proposed 500 new bills on Friday, the 2023 session’s introduction deadline, bringing the total to about 2,600. That’s the most in more than a decade, according to veteran Capitol lobbyist Chris Micheli. More than 1,000 are “placeholder” bills without specific language. Reminder: More bills […]

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After Monterey Park, more gun safety talk

Yet another mass shooting, and another reprise of a tragically familiar refrain. After the massacre late Saturday night at Monterey Park’s Star Ballroom Dance Studio that left 10 dead and 10 others hospitalized, on Sunday one politician after another, including President Biden, expressed sorrow and offered condolences. (An 11th person died Monday.) A few quickly […]

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‘Cerca de la línea:’ El principal organismo de control de finanzas de campañas de California requiere revisar más profundamente la red de donantes

En resumen El personal de aplicación de la Comisión de Prácticas Políticas Justas se niega a abrir una investigación sobre la institución Govern For California, pero su presidente quiere una revisión más amplia del modelo de recaudación de fondos de la red. Read this article in English. El regulador de financiamiento de campañas de California […]