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THE NOONER for September 30, 2014
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Jerry Brown Approves Community College Bachelor's Degrees
Alexei Koseff @ sacbee.com
Ivania Areas waits for the doors to open at the American River College Natomas Center on August 26, 2013.
School Superintendent Race Is Referendum On Teachers Unions :: Fox&hounds
While the battle for Superintendent of Public Instruction between two Democrats is drawing attention because it is the most hotly contested statewide political race, in the end the contest may not so much depend on voters feelings about the candidates as how they feel about the power wielded by teachers unions.
Controller 2014: Prop. 8 supporter Ashley Swearengin now backs gay marriage
Republican Ashley Swearengin, who supported Prop. 8 in 2008, now says that she supports gay marriage. "I do support Prop. 8," Swearengin said back when the initiative was riding high in the polls. "The way I came to that decision is frankly it represents my values and I have always believed the traditional definition of marriage as being between and man and a woman."
Initiative Reform -- One Bridge Short :: Fox&hounds
The bill lengthens the signature gathering period a month, a plus for grassroots organizations. It allows proposition proponents to pull an initiative if a legislative compromise is reached, an incentive for ballot measure authors to work with the legislature and vice-versa and certainly a step that can save state money and voter aggravation.
Actors Tout Tuck For Schools Superintendent
By Josh Richman Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 10:47 am in 2014 general, education, Tom Torlakson.
Brown Says He's Likely To Sign Plastic Bag Ban
FENIT NIRAPPIL @ sacbee.com
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated that he is likely to sign a bill imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways.
Gov. Brown Signs Law Banning Tax Write-offs For Pro Sports Fines
Professional sports team owners will no longer be able to write-off league penalties from their taxes under a new law signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Ron Nehring’s Quest For Debate With Newsom Darkens
Christopher Cadelago @ sacbee.com
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton, right, and then-California Republican Party Chairman Ron Nehring talk during the opening night dinner of the California Republican Convention in Sacramento in 2011.
Swearengin To Ca Gop: Unity For Me But Not For Thee :: Fox&hounds
It is worth mentioning that Pete Peterson, the GOP nominee for Secretary of State, who won his primary on the strength of his political party affiliation, has said that he believes that because he is running to be the chief elections officer, that he should not endorse other candidates.
Power Of Feinstein, Boxer Hinges On Red-leaning Senate Races - Sfgate
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Ron Nehring’s quest for debate with Newsom darkens
Christopher Cadelago @ sacbee.com
Ron Nehring, former head of the California GOP and candidate for lieutenant governor, is resorting to some unorthodox overtures after Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom rebuffed efforts to coordinate a debate.
Governor's Bill Signing Spree: California Becomes First State To Ban Plastic Bags | 89.3 Kpcc
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
The Buzz: Ron Nehring’s quest for debate with Newsom falters
Christopher Cadelago and Jim Miller @ sacbee.com
Ron Nehring, former head of the California GOP and candidate for lieutenant governor, is resorting to some unorthodox overtures after Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom rebuffed calls to debate.
Government reveals $3.5 billion in industry payments to doctors, hospitals
Opening the book on hidden healthcare industry ties, the federal government revealed nearly $3.5 billion worth of financial relationships that U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals have with drug and medical-device companies.
Dan Walters Daily: Jerry Brown’s ‘canoe theory’ of politics
Alexei Koseff @ sacbee.com
By paddling a little on the left and a little on the right, Gov. Jerry Brown steers down the political middle, Dan says.
Trial Begins In Lawsuit Over Aig's $182-billion Taxpayer Bailout
Bloomberg @ latimes.com
The U.S. extorted American International Group Inc. shareholders when it extended a $182-billion taxpayer bailout at the height of the 2008 financial crisis, a lawyer for Maurice "Hank" Greenberg said.
Political Stars Coming Out As House Races In State Heat Up
As races for House seats heat up in the closing weeks before the Nov. 4 elections, some big political stars from both major parties are lending their names in California contests.
California Burns Through Firefighting Budget - Capradio.org
California is just three months into its fiscal year, but it’s already exhausted its emergency firefighting budget. Now the state is tapping into reserves.
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bills On Foster Youth
Under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, social workers will be able to report their concerns if they believe that practices by county welfare agencies are endangering children.
California Senate Employees Testify On Retaliatory Workplace Culture
They didnt trust a colleague. Felt their boss wouldnt listen. Feared a powerful official would retaliate if they complained.
U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman Endorses Sheila Kuehl For County Supervisor
Retiring Westside Congressman Henry Waxman announced his backing of Sheila Kuehl for Los Angeles County supervisor on Monday, handing the former state senator a key endorsement as she heads into the final weeks of campaigning before the Nov. 4 election.
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Uc, CSU To Start Loan Program For Students Who Entered The Country Illegally
Katy Murphy @ mercurynews.com
Supported by UC and CSU and signed by the Governor Sunday, Senate Bill 1210 has established the California Dream Loan Program, which is expected to have up to 3,000 borrowers in its first year.
Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Franchise Bill
Jeremy B. White @ sacbee.com
A man enjoys some McDonald’s food on May 23, 2012 in Vacaville, California.
Neel Kashkari, The $700 Billion Man, Makes A Bid For Governor In California
Richard Leiby @ washingtonpost.com
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