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THE NOONER for March 28, 2012

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TWEET DU JOUR: @toddzwillich- "ATTN POLITICIANS: You're pre-authorized to be clear. No need to keep asking permission."

HOUSEKEEPING:

  • About 1,000 new subscribers since I last included the super-simply-anonymous-survey link. This is your chance to say what you'd like more of, less of, or to otherwise vent.
  • I know that for some of you, the maps on the district pages overlap the analysis and candidate lists. That's because you're super lucky with a large monitor. Simply make your browser window more narrow as I work on a permanent fix.
  • All Assembly, Senate, and Congressional candidates are finally posted with their ballot designations, campaign finance info, and web sites.
  • After spending time in the building yesterday, yes, I am "that Scott Lay," and, yes, I really write this between 4:30-7:30 in the morning, usually with a workout somewhere in there.

GEEKFEST: Today's data looks at the breadth of support for campaigns, through the looking glass of the number of individual contributors. I have eliminated contributions over $7,800 (max for primary/general) to try to keep large personal candidate contributions from skewing the results.

The full list is on ElectionTrack.

Individual Contributions - Top 25
January 1-March 17, 2012
RankCommitteeDistinct Individuals or Committees
Average Amount
(excluding self-financing)
1. Osborn Assembly 2012, Torie [AD50] 305 $256
2. Chau For State Assembly 2012, Ed [AD49] 203 $529
3. Jackson For Senate 2012 [SD19] 200 $669
4. Bonta For State Assembly 2012, Rob [AD18] 195 $388
5. Hill For Senate 2012, Jerry [SD13] 194 $712
6. Pavley For Senate 2012 [SD27] 170 $898
7. Lin For Assembly 2012, Dr. Matthew [AD49] 158 $672
8. Weber For Assembly 2012, Dr. [AD79] 156 $280
9. Ornellas For Senate - 2012 [SD05] 153 $544
10. Voorakkara, Assembly 2012; Sid [AD79] 139 $383
11. Johnson For Assembly 2012, Brian C. [AD46] 134 $429
12. Mullin For Assembly 2012, Kevin [AD22] 130 $453
13. Lopez For Assembly 2012 [AD51] 118 $242
14. Butler For Assembly 2012, Betsy [AD50] 118 $1,360
15. Gatto For Assembly 2012, Mike [AD43] 99 $772
16. Nazarian For Assembly 2012 [AD46] 99 $630
17. Muratsuchi For Assembly 2012 [AD66] 97 $881
18. Bosetti For Assembly 2012 [AD01] 95 $766
19. De Saulnier For Senate 2012 [SD07] 92 $676
20. Guillen For Assembly 2012, Abel [AD18] 92 $545
21. Berryhill For Senate 2012, Bill [SD05] 91 $1,079
22. Walters For Senate 2012, Friends Of Mimi [SD37] 87 $1,152
23. Ammiano For Assembly 2012, Tom [AD17] 86 $403
24. Chavez For Assembly 2012 [AD51] 86 $549
25. Ting For Assembly 2012, Phil [AD19] 85 $610

FAREWELL, SO-LONG, AUF WIEDERSEHEN, GOODBYE: Nathan Fletcher Leaves GOP Weeks Before Mayoral Election [10News]

THE END: Kinde Durkee likely to plead guilty in $8M embezzlement case [John Bresnahan & Jonathan Allen @ Politico]

ICYMI: In October, the Register had a great article about how it all went down. [h/t Torey Van Oot]

ONE MORE TWEET DU JOUR: @tedlieu - "Kinde Durkee admits embezzling $8m; Jeremy Lin still dunking; Nathan Fletcher leaves GOP; & Ron Paul wants to use gold coins. Am I dreaming?"

ODD BALLOT LABEL: For Loretta Sanchez, "United States Representative - 47th District"  

Sanchez is running in the new CD46

BILL BONANZA: Today is the last day of bill hearings before Spring Break. Charge up your video camers and get ready for Legislators Gone Wild.

YOLO COUNTY CELEBRITY FASHION SHOW: Tomorrow night, the third annual Yolo County Celebrity Fashion Show will give politicos and other VIPs from the County to the West a chance to ham it up and don clothes bought locally. Yesterday, a preview was on Good Day Sacramento, which gives you a chance to see West Sac Mayor and longtime Capitol presence Christopher Cabaldan strutting it up as a mechanic. 

DAMN YOUTUBE: Sorry about that broken link to our Taiwanese animation friends take on Herman Cain's bunny-killing. Take two...

SUPER COOL KID SUBSCRIBERS: Today's RPData question is "Nathan Fletcher Edition: Which city in California has the highest percentage of Decline to State voters?" Tweet answer with #RPdataCA hashtag or send to info@redistrictingpartners.com.

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YESTERDAY'S QUESTION: "What Percentage of Donors against Proposition 8 (Banning Gay Marriage) were Republicans? Prize goes to whoever is closest."

YESTERDAY'S ANSWER: Congratulations to Tony Wong from Assemblymember Yamada's office. The answer was only 6.2% of Donations against Prop 8 (Banning Gay Marriage) were from Republicans.

TODAY'S QUESTION: "Nathan Fletcher Edition: Which city in California has the highest percentage of Decline to State voters?"

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Before I get to AD41-80, I skipped over Michael Breyer, son of SupCt justice Stephen Breyer in my AD19 listing. Of Breyer's $160k, $100k came from his bank account. Ting hasn't reported any self-financing.

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Ting For Assembly 2012, Phil [SOS] $53,555 $62,231 $44,868 2012-03-17
Breyer For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $160,641 $15,024 $150,050 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

And, now...the last of the Assembly races. All races can be viewed on one page, or on the individual district pages.

AD41

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Holden For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $54,450 $47,814 $96,894 2012-03-17
Rusnak For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $262,412 $62,937 $231,775 2012-03-17
Cacciotti For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $3,432 $47,149 $46,006 2012-03-17
Lowe For Assembly 2012, Committee To Elect Donna [SOS] $29,045 $15,164 $15,632 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD42

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Nestande For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $23,400 $40,699 $88,177 2012-03-17
Orozco For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $17,822 $3,855 $19,363 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD43

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Gatto For Assembly 2012, Mike [SOS] $83,616 $24,846 $394,749 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD44

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Gorell For Assembly 2012, Jeff [SOS] $21,800 $22,645 $88,443 2012-03-17
Mullens For State Assembly 2012, Thomas [SOS] $0 $0 $647  
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD45

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Blumenfield For Assembly 2012, Bob [SOS] $53,350 $149,470 $101,482 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD46

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Lachman For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $26,052 $50,227 $36,192 2012-03-17
Johnson For Assembly 2012, Brian C. [SOS] $61,287 $155,580 $218,316 2012-03-17
Healey For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $27,600 $41,466 $127,093 2012-03-17
Nazarian For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $65,500 $25,815 $191,909 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD47

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Baca Jr. For Assembly 2012, Friends Of Joe [SOS] $18,800 $23,147 $112,715 2012-03-17
Brown For Assembly 2012, Cheryl [SOS] $0 $0 $80,630  
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD48

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Hernandez For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $37,123 $99,291 $81,718 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD49

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Chau For State Assembly 2012, Ed [SOS] $117,451 $37,088 $282,793 2012-03-17
Lin For Assembly 2012, Dr. Matthew [SOS] $171,109 $161,803 $244,224 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD50

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Butler For Assembly 2012, Betsy [SOS] $177,450 $82,894 $463,687 2012-03-17
Osborn Assembly 2012, Torie [SOS] $106,247 $109,958 $429,450 2012-03-17
Bloom For Assembly 2012, Richard [SOS] $49,524 $32,327 $134,365 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD51

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Chavez For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $54,663 $30,691 $55,847 2012-03-17
Gomez For Assembly 2012, Friends Of Jimmy [SOS] $82,722 $59,236 $283,864 2012-03-17
Lopez For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $31,987 $35,510 $102,669 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD52

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Torres For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $34,280 $23,569 $172,858 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD53

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Perez For Assembly 2012, John A. [SOS] $193,589 $117,953 $666,866 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD54

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Mitchell For Assembly 2012, Holly J. [SOS] $41,884 $20,833 $59,879 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD55

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Hagman For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $44,451 $48,319 $185,476 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD56

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Perez For Assembly 2012, Manuel [SOS] $58,305 $57,061 $155,935 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD57

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Bermudez For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $71,750 $24,675 $100,380 2012-03-17
Calderon For Assembly 2012, Ian [SOS] $107,149 $39,670 $139,164 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD58

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Marquez For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $36,243 $39,391 $99,293 2012-03-17
Calderon For Assembly 2012, Tom [SOS] $49,600 $75,983 $96,878 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD59

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Akili For Assembly 2012, Greg [SOS] $5,420 $17,810 $10,030 2012-03-17
Jones-sawyer For Assembly 2012, Reginald [SOS] $41,525 $44,769 $74,221 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD60

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Skipworth For Assembly 2012, Stan [SOS] $15,240 $15,052 $6,078 2012-03-17
Kraft For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $10,754 $23,948 $6,689 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD61

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Medina For 61st Assembly District, Nov. 6, 2012; Jose [SOS] $41,214 $20,462 $72,313 2012-03-17
Batey For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $17,300 $36,649 $3,755 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD62

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Bradford For Assembly 2012, Steven [SOS] $33,202 $66,560 $135,427 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD63

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Rendon For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $59,305 $50,805 $162,592 2012-03-17
Martinez For Assembly 2012, Elect [SOS]     unavailable at this time 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD64

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Hall For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $62,937 $73,347 $18,841 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD65

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Norby For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $19,100 $16,884 $103,475 2012-03-17
Quirk-silva For Assembly 2012, Sharon [SOS] $31,105 $5,249 $25,856 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD66

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Mintz For Assembly 2012, Nathan [SOS] $34,889 $52,216 $27,053 2012-03-17
Muratsuchi For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $88,494 $19,640 $171,133 2012-03-17
Huey For Assembly 2012, Craig [SOS] $70,721 $79,061 $73,281 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD67

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Paule For Assembly 2012, Phil [SOS] $13,120 $57,728 $15,660 2012-03-17
Melendez For Assembly 2012, Melissa [SOS] $47,021 $40,572 $71,399 2012-03-17
Magee For State Assembly 2012, Bob [SOS] $17,936 $25,686 $48,497 2012-03-17
Dickson For 67th Assembly 2012, Kenneth [SOS] $330 $15,616 $84,713 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD68

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Wagner For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $28,900 $19,620 $66,535 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD69

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Perez For Assembly 2012, Julio [SOS] $68,071 $44,524 $94,546 2012-03-17
Martinez For Assembly 2012, Michele [SOS] $34,731 $40,481 $91,874 2012-03-17
Daly For Assembly 2012, Tom [SOS] $25,159 $52,555 $24,489 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD70

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Lowenthal For State Senate 2012, Bonnie [SOS] $0 $53,785 $142,729 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD71

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Jones For Assembly 2012, Brian [SOS] $22,205 $30,607 $33,060 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD72

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Edgar For Assembly 2012, Troy [SOS] $217,760 $14,721 $207,040 2012-03-17
Pham For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $3,571 $39,534 $60,454 2012-03-17
Allen For Assembly 2012, Travis [SOS] $58,505 $6,038 $58,505 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD73

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Harkey For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $26,350 $47,030 $119,557 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD74

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Mansoor For Assembly 2012, Allan [SOS] $91,135 $37,206 $115,371 2012-03-17
Daigle For Assembly 2012, Leslie [SOS] $18,005 $29,752 $107,956 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD75

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Waldron For State Assembly 2012 [SOS] $18,040 $18,251 $128,766 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD76

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Chavez For Assembly 2012, Rocky [SOS] $30,062 $35,128 $54,369 2012-03-17
Douglas For State Assembly 2012, Farrah [SOS] $43,252 $67,526 $69,874 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD77

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Maienschein For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $19,968 $22,995 $166,218 2012-03-17
Steiner For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $12,556 $8,875 $18,439 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD78

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Atkins For State Assembly 2012, Toni [SOS] $83,675 $52,946 $128,882 2012-03-17
Denney To The Assembly - 78th District, Voteralph 2012 Committee To Elect Ralph [SOS] $2,029 $2,990 $40 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD79

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Voorakkara, Assembly 2012; Sid [SOS] $56,466 $28,800 $113,621 2012-03-17
Weber For Assembly 2012, Dr. [SOS] $51,487 $24,612 $68,153 2012-03-17
Ramirez For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $40,395 $27,989 $72,461 2012-03-17
Washington For Assembly 2012, Pat [SOS] $0 $0 $4,716 2012-03-17
England For Assembly 2012, Mary [SOS] $23,334 $6,258 $17,173 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

AD80

Reported Fundraising
CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandFiling Close
Hueso For Assembly 2012, Re-elect Ben [SOS] $42,050 $73,336 $20,509 2012-03-17
Roach For Assembly 2012 [SOS] $1,203 $1,203 $0 2012-03-17
 
Source: California Secretary of State

TOP HEADLINES ON AROUNDTHECAPITOL.COM AS OF 12:00PM
California Assembly Speaker John A. Perez Drums Up Support For "Middle-Class Scholarship" Plan
Jim Sanders @
sacbee.com
Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez is drumming up public support for legislation touted as a billion-dollar relief plan for college students that is sure to be a Democratic centerpiece this year.

Skeptical Kennedy Signals Trouble For Obama's Healthcare Law
David G. Savage and Noam N. Levey @
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The Supreme Court's conservative justices sharply attacked the insurance mandate that is at the heart of President Obama's healthcare law, strongly suggesting Tuesday they are prepared to strike it down as unconstitutional.

UC President To Act On Executive Pension Demand
Nanette Asimov @
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University of California President Mark Yudof, who spoke out last year against a threatened lawsuit by 36 executives demanding fatter pensions for UC's best-paid employees, will ask the regents on Thursday to rescind...

Judge Tentatively Rules For California In School Funding Suit
Kevin Yamamura @
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In a court battle that could shape how schools are funded, a judge tentatively ruled Tuesday that California lawmakers can reduce education funding by diverting state revenues into new pots of money.

States File Challenge To Arizona Immigration Law
Bob Egelko @
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California Attorney General Kamala Harris has joined officials from 10 other states in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Arizona's immigration law, saying the law exceeds state authority, conflicts with national...

John A. Pérez Launches Fight To Alter Tax Formula For Scholarships
Jim Sanders @
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Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez is drumming up public support for legislation touted as a billion-dollar relief plan for college students that is sure to be a Democratic centerpiece this year.

Legislative Mischief On 'Trailer Bills' Becomes Easier
Dan Walters @
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Two years ago, when unions and Democratic politicians sponsored a ballot measure to reduce the required legislative vote on the state budget from two-thirds to a simple majority, this column and others raised the possibility of ancillary mischief.

State Teachers Union Backs Republican For Assembly Seat
Jean Merl @
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The California Teachers Assn. has endorsed Republican Paul Strickland for an open Assembly District seat. His status as an elected local school board member who is liked by teachers was cited as the reason by the organization that usually aligns with Democrats.

Prop. 8 Group Pitted Blacks, Latinos Against Gays
Carolyn Lochhead @
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A group that was instrumental in passing California's ban on same-sex marriage in 2008 tried to pit African Americans and Latinos against gays and lesbians in its winning campaign to ban such marriages in Maine the...

Water Bond Teeters, May Be Pulled From 2012 Ballot
Paul Rogers @
mercurynews.com
Ambitious Schwarzenegger-era measure running into political headwinds.

Supreme Court greets healthcare mandate with skepticism
David G. Savage and Noam N. Levey, Washington Bureau @
latimes.com
Justice Anthony Kennedy, seen as a possible swing vote, says the insurance mandate is 'concerning,' a troubling development for President Obama's healthcare law.

State Senate Committee To Hold Hearing On Caltrans' Bay Bridge Review Panel
Charles Piller @
sacbee.com
The California Senate Transportation Committee announced Tuesday that it will hold a public hearing on the use of expert advisers by the state Department of Transportation.

Contra Costa County Board of Education to vote on Clean Water Initiative, discuss charter rep
Theresa Harrington @
mercurynews.com
Trustees expect to appoint a representative to Clayton Valley Charter High governing board April 18

For California, Supreme Court health reform decisions put billions on line
utsandiego.com
The Supreme Court is expected to hear arguments today over a proposed expansion of Medicaid that will determine the fate of billions of dollars in health care funding slated for California.

California Bill Would Make Teacher-student Relationship A Felony
Kevin Yamamura @
blogs.sacbee.com
A Republican lawmaker announced legislation Tuesday to make it a felony for a K-12 teacher to date a student regardless of age, responding to a high-profile case at a Modesto high school in which the student is an adult.

Herdt: Legislators Ignore A Low-hanging Tax » Ventura County Star
Ventura County Star and Ventura County Star @
vcstar.com
© 2012 Ventura County Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Health Care Law: John Roberts Court On Trial
Glenn Thrush @
politico.com
The outcome of the health care case will go a long way in defining the Roberts Court. | AP Photo

Mitt Romney Raises Cash In Stockton, Announces California Team
David Siders @
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STOCKTON -- Mitt Romney, speaking at a private fundraiser in Stockton this morning, kept up his criticism of President Barack Obama's recent hot mic incident, while mentioning none of his Republican rivals, attendees said.

Oakland Police Chief: Early Education Key To Crime Prevention
Katy Murphy @
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"I strongly urge all of our policymakers to protect the funding we have for early education," Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said at a Tuesday news conference. "The investment that we make in children today will save millions of dollars tomorrow in incarceration costs."

10 moments from the Supreme Court debate on healthcare
David Meeks @
latimes.com
Solicitor Gen. Donald Verrilli Jr., representing the government, makes his opening statement, arguing that insurance has become the predominant way that Americans pay for healthcare. But Verrilli argues the system is broken because people who cannot purchase insurance that is subsidized through their employers, or are not eligible for programs such as Medicare or Medicaid, cannot afford to pay for it on the private market.

California Courts Scrap $2 Billion Tech Project
contracostatimes.com
Policymakers decided the upgrade is too expensive in light of statewide budget cuts.

The Caucus: TimesCast: Supreme Court Hearings Continue
THE NEW YORK TIMES @
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David Leonhardt reports on developments from the second day of hearings on the 2010 health care law at the Supreme Court, and Michael D. Shear breaks down the political implications of the eventual ruling on the 2012 presidential campaign.

Mt. Diablo district may consider raising tax rate, after promising voters it wouldn't
Theresa Harrington @
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Trustees voted against Clean Water initiative, approved online pilot and charter offers, disputed agenda