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GOP struggles finding U.S. Senate candidate

GOP struggles finding U.S. Senate candidate

by James Poulos With California Sen. Barbara Boxer retiring in 2016, ampoule Democrats have enthused over their deep bench of ambitious politicians ready and willing to replace her. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com Republicans, view by contrast, vialis 40mg have been more timid. A few party figures have stepped forward, but bold-faced names have not, leaving a big […]

Physical education settlement gives slacking CA schools a workout

Physical education settlement gives slacking CA schools a workout

Faced with an embarrassing lawsuit over physical education requirements, California schools have opted to settle with the Golden State parent spearheading the case. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com Marc Babin, who created an organization called Cal200 to further his aims, sued California in 2013 to enforce the state law governing time spent in public school […]

Assisted suicide back from the dead: California’s SB128

Assisted suicide back from the dead: California’s SB128

Physician-assisted suicide has returned to California’s political agenda. After years off the table, the issue gained new life in the wake of Brittany Maynard’s high-profile decision to end her life. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com . Maynard, 29, an assisted-suicide activist living in Oregon, advertised her impending death as a dignified response to the […]

California tests 4-year community college plan

California tests 4-year community college plan

Sacramento aims to police the police

Sacramento aims to police the police

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Referendum threat ties CA bag ban in knots

Referendum threat ties CA bag ban in knots

CA small biz hit with health care hikes

CA small biz hit with health care hikes

By James Poulos  . Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com . It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Proposition 45 on the Nov. 4 ballot would have given the California insurance commissioner the power to limit health-insurance rate increases. It lost. Opponents, including officials at Covered California, assured voters adequate price controls would be negotiated by the […]

CA lobbyists celebrate banner year

CA lobbyists celebrate banner year

Covered CA struggles through second enrollment

Covered CA struggles through second enrollment

Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com. Covered California’s huge enrollment numbers boosted the national health care program, the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, during its first year. But the Covered CA health care exchange, the center of the system, has been sneezing through its crucial second open-enrollment period, which began on Nov. 15 and will end Feb. 15, 2015. […]

Realignment worsens woes for CA county jails

Realignment worsens woes for CA county jails