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The Medical Board of California on Friday embraced a host of reforms aimed at combating prescription drug abuse and reducing overdose deaths but balked at a proposal to strip it of its authority to investigate physician misconduct. The board, meeting in...
The Medical Board of California would be stripped of its power to investigate physician misconduct under a sweeping reform plan by legislators who say the agency has struggled to hold problem doctors accountable. The medical board has come under fire...
SACRAMENTO -- With most statewide offices filled with first-term incumbents planning to run for reelection, 2014 holds a shortage of job opportunities for aspiring pols. But in the races that are open -- state controller and secretary of state --...
California Democrats, gathered for their annual convention in Sacramento this weekend, are expected to celebrate their victories -- holding every statewide elected office, winning super majorities in both houses of the Legislature in November and...
California Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Monday expanded his request for a legal opinion to determine if some local education officials and the financial underwriters they hire are violating state law by campaigning for school bond measures. In a second...
L.A. NOWState Treasurer Bill Lockyer sought a legal opinion from Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris to determine if some local education officials and the municipal finance firms they employ are violating state law by campaigning to get school construction bonds passed....
Although the next statewide election is nearly two years away, some groups are already lining up behind candidates who may face tough political battles. Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) has locked up early endorsements from President Obama and others in...
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California will sell $2.7 billion worth of bonds in March, tapping the bond market for the first time since its credit rating was boosted earlier this year. The Golden State will sell $2.2 billion worth of general obligation bonds, which are tax-exempt,...
The investment committee of Calpers, the biggest U.S. pension fund, voted on Tuesday to divest its holding in two manufacturers of guns and high-capacity ammunition clips banned in California. The move affects about $5 million in investments in...
We've all heard the saw about California being hostile to industry. Here's an industry that indisputably has grounds for complaint: the gun industry. Finally, the Legislature is getting something right. According to many experts, California's firearms...
PolitiCalA major Wall Street rating agency said Monday morning that Gov. Jerry Brown's latest budget proposal shows California's finances are on the mend. But the agency, Moody's Investors Service, cautioned that California's progress could easily stall given...
L.A. NOWTwo state legislators are leading an effort to rein in an increasingly popular method of paying for classrooms and other school improvements. So-called capital improvement bonds often carry repayment costs several times higher than the amount borrowed....
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