Government pensions in California remain untouchable, at least for now, after a bankruptcy judge approved Stockton’s plan to repay its creditors Thursday without reducing the city’s pension obligations.
The Congressional Leadership Fund, the Republican group affiliated with House Speaker John Boehner, is wading into the heavily targeted 7th Congressional District, hitting Sacramento-area Democratic Rep. Ami Bera for his support of the federal Affordable Care Act. The ad opens with a video snippet of Bera, a medical doctor, addressing GOP challenger Doug Ose at the pair’s recent debate.
The California Department of Public Health is stumbling in its oversight of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, weighed down by a backlog of more than 11,000 open complaints – and no clear path to dig its way out, the California state auditor has concluded.
When Californians go to the polls Tuesday, vast stretches of the state – thinly populated, inland and rural – will have little to look forward to, with the election presaging four more years of Democratic rule.
A new Field Poll of California voters shows continuing support for a water infrastructure bond, but a plurality now oppose two health-related measures on Tuesday’s statewide ballot. A majority supports a measure to change some criminal sentences.
California Gov. Jerry Brown, who is so far ahead in his re-election bid that he only recently started campaigning, has been asked any number of times why he hasn’t done more to lay out an agenda for a fourth term. On Wednesday, he appeared to have had enough, challenging a reporter to “print half of what I say.”
The contest to become California’s top education official is the state’s most competitive statewide race, with a new Field Poll showing a virtual tie between incumbent Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck.
Fifty percent of California’s electorate has received vote-by-mail ballots for Tuesday’s election, according to the latest data compiled by the California Association of Clerks and Election Officials. Tuesday was the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot
What do Assembly districts 7 and 9 and Senate District 6 all have in common? The highest concentration of government employees of any legislative districts in the California. Here’s how those voters can shape Tuesday’s election.
A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends.
As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds.
Democrat Mary Burke and her supporters continue to outspend Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his backers on television campaign commercials, based on the latest tally from the Center for Public Integrity.
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