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Whatever attention the public and media devote to state government is concentrated on the governor, other elected officials and the Legislature. But state government is mostly hundreds of agencies, boards and commissions that provide services, m...
Nothing in California’s Constitution or statute law authorizes the Legislature or the initiative process to place nonbinding advisory measures on the ballot, soliciting voter sentiment on some issue. Despite the lack of legal authority, th...
The Capitol’s role in making public policy slipped behind the initiative process and now appears to be running third behind the courts.
With two appointments and at least one more coming, Gov. Jerry Brown is nudging the state Supreme Court leftward.
Capital punishment has burned intensely as a political issue but now may be dead.
Former Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez gave up his vote recount, but it revealed flaws in system that should be corrected.
This fall’s most interesting political contest may be the one for a rare vacancy on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, pitting ex-Senator Sheila Kuehl against Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver.
Career technical education classes are important to students and the state, but they face a crisis.