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THE Nooner for September 2, 2017
Happy college football Sunday! Great day to be indoors!
HOT! Highest temperatures ever recorded around the San Francisco Bay Area [Amy Graff @ SFChron] - "
HOUSING HOPES: [Melody Gutierrez @SFChron] - "Legislative leaders backing a package of bills to raise revenue for affordable housing pushed the vote into next : week after it became clear Friday that they did not have the support needed for passage."
Off to waatch footbal. Stay cool!
#CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Emily Davenport, Jann Dorothy, Jesus Diad-Madrid, Susan McEntire, and Jennifer Wonnacott!
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Political Road Map: It's No Secret Why So Many Sacramento Lawmakers Are Collecting Campaign Cash Right Now
John Myers @ latimes.com
The campaign fundraising season is in full swing in Sacramento, because lawmakers know their best chance for cash is in these final days of votes taken on hundreds of bills
Governor Wants More Reforms For California's Prison System | Kpbs
Erik Anderson @ kpbs.org
California Gov. Jerry Brown took the stage just after the state prison industry authority made a pitch to a room full of employers to hire trained ex-convicts.
California Lawmakers Pitch A Break From A Key Environmental Law To Help L.A. Olympic Bid, Clippers Arena
Liam Dillon @ latimes.com
California lawmakers introduced significant legislation Friday to bypass a key state environmental law to help the 2028 Olympics bid and proposed Clippers arena
Behind Alum Rock Schools' Coup That Toppled Brash President
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Nra Marks Win As Lawmakers Gut Measure That Would Have Limited Rifle Purchases In California
Patrick McGreevy @ latimes.com
The National Rifle Assn. won a rare victory in the California Legislature on Friday when a committee gutted key portions of a bill that...
California Lawmakers Still Seeking Support To Pass Affordable Housing Solutions - San Francisco Chronicle
SACRAMENTO — Legislative leaders backing a package of bills to raise revenue for affordable housing pushed the vote into next week after it became clear Friday that they did not have the support needed for passage.
Caltrain Sales Tax Proposal Nears Finish Line
Related Articles New sales tax for Caltrain? A 1/8-cent levy is in the works Senate Bill 797, by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, is part of an effort to raise $100 million annually for the popular train that shuttles more than 60,000 riders on weekdays up and down the Peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose.
Senate Faces September Deadline For Fast-track Obamacare Repeal, Parliamentarian Rules - Politico
The Senate parliamentarian has ruled that Republican lawmakers face a Sept. 30 deadline to repeal Obamacare with only 50 votes, according to Democrats on the Senate Budget Committee.
Jerry Brown Loses Fight To Block Cadiz Water Project | The Sacramento Bee
Christopher Cadelago @ sacbee.com
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics
Proposal For 100% Clean Energy Marches Forward In Sacramento
Chris Megerian @ latimes.com
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Senate Republican Leader Bates Issues Statement on Assembly Bill 1250
Senate Republican Leader Bates is vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
County Declares Health Emergency For Hepatitis Outbreak - The San Diego Union-tribune
Paul Sisson @ sandiegouniontribune.com
San Diego County declared a local health emergency early Friday night, adding a new level of urgency to a hepatitis A outbreak that has hit the homeless population hardest, killing 15 people and hospitalizing hundreds.
San Jose: School Officials Scramble To Keep Kids Cool In Classrooms Without A/c
Cureton, which was built in the 1950s, is one of two schools in the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District without proper cooling. The other is Ryan Elementary School.
Fired Centinela School Superintendent Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption Charges
Attempt to end lifetime sex-offender registration in California fails
SACRAMENTO âÂÂ California will not end lifetime registration requirements for sex offenders after a bill to overhaul the registry stalled in the Assembly on Friday. SB421 by state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, would have allowed most sex offenders to be removed from the registry 10 to 20 years after they are released from prison, so long as they have not committed another serious or violent felony or sex crime. The bill was sought by law enforcement and scholars who argued CaliforniaâÂÂs registry has become so bloated âÂÂ 100,000 sex offenders and counting âÂÂ that it makes it difficult for officers or the public to determine who is a high-risk for reoffending.
Ten Bills Regulating Pot In California Are Sidelined For The Year As State Bureau Works To Finalize Its Own Rules
Patrick McGreevy @ latimes.com
Ten bills aimed at regulating marijuana were shelved Friday by state lawmakers, giving California's new Bureau of Cannabis Control time...
Rep. Ed Royce Rebukes Trump On Arpaio Pardon – Orange County Register
The Buzz is the Register’s weekly political news column.
Bay Area political events: Iran deal, coal film
Political events in the Bay Area Tuesday Iran deal: Trita Parsi, a Middle East expert who advised the Obama White House during the talks leading to the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal, discusses the pactâÂÂs prospects under President Trump. Sponsored by the World Affairs Council. Admission is $20 for non-council members, $7 for students. Event is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the World Affairs Auditorium, 312 Sutter St., Suite 200 in San Francisco. Information: http://bit.