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Brown raises fire alarm

Brown raises fire alarm

. Stinging from a surprise defeat in the Legislature over the scope of proposed emissions cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency over California’s raging wildfires. “His announcement, which will help expedite debris removal and waive fees to replace essential documents like birth certificates for those who’ve had to abandon their homes and […]

Contested family leave bill on governor’s desk

Contested family leave bill on governor’s desk

Brown gets bipartisan rebuke on drought policies

Brown gets bipartisan rebuke on drought policies

Gov. Brown vetoes CA drone bill

Gov. Brown vetoes CA drone bill

By James Poulos . Exhibiting his penchant for practical wisdom, Gov. Jerry Brown waved off the California Legislature’s attempt to place big new restrictions on drone usage. Deflating anxiety “Drone technology certainly raises novel issues that merit careful examination. This bill, however, while well-intentioned, could expose the occasional hobbyist and the FAA-approved commercial user alike to burdensome […]

CA Legislature sends Brown microbead ban

CA Legislature sends Brown microbead ban

. After a roller coaster ride through the Senate, a bill enacting the nation’s toughest ban on so-called “microbeads” headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk for signature. Doubts overcome After sailing through the Assembly in May, AB888, introduced by Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, languished in Sacramento’s upper chamber. As the Sacramento Bee reported, “it was blocked by […]

Tom Palzer: Republican Candidate for Senate

Tom Palzer: Republican Candidate for Senate

State Senate approves bill to revive Kelo-style redevelopment

State Senate approves bill to revive Kelo-style redevelopment

. California has moved one step closer to the return of redevelopment and the controversial power to seize private property through eminent domain. The state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would give local governments the power to create new entities, known as community revitalization authorities, to stimulate economically-depressed or crime-ridden areas. Assembly Bill 2 would grant these […]

CA Legislation affecting hunting & fishing

CA Legislation affecting hunting & fishing

By Gaines & Associates This is a periodic report produced by Gaines & Associates, viagra which monitors California state legislative activity impacting hunting & fishing, with an objective of protecting sportsmen’s rights.   Click for G&A Special Report – CA State Legislature – 2015 Session Wrap-Up — September 12 2015       _________________________ Get Citizensjournal.us […]

California Will Give Free High School Diplomas To Kids Who Flunked Out

California Will Give Free High School Diplomas To Kids Who Flunked Out

The state of California is poised to award thousands of high school degrees to dropouts by passing a new law retroactively removing the requirement to pass a high school exit exam. The California High School Exit Exam (CASHEE) was created in 2004, and is intended to make sure that students have a rudimentary grasp of English […]

CA may save enough to skip big water works

CA may save enough to skip big water works

. Demonstrating the simple power of reducing daily water usage, Californians have impressed regulators and policymakers by taking a huge bite out of statewide consumption. “The numbers reflect broad conservation success at a crucial time,” the Sacramento Bee reported. “Last year, Californians used more water in July than any other month, mostly because of lawn […]