The State Worker Newsletter

Kevin de León gets much-needed boost from California Democratic Party

In case you missed it:

Over the weekend, Kevin de León got a big endorsement from the state’s Democratic Party, which helps his underdog campaign against Dianne Feinstein.

Democratic challenger Jessica Morse outraised Republican Rep. Tom McClintock by a more than three-to-one margin.

Ann Ravel, former chair of the California Fair Political Practices Commission and Federal Election Commission, painted a bleak picture of the current political climate and offered insight into the challenges the government faces in tracking money and enforcing campaign finance laws.

California business leaders are fighting to save the gas tax increase.

From the opinion pages:

Stephen Lockhart, chief medical officer of Sutter Health and chairman of Parks California, and Caryl Hart, former director of Sonoma County Regional Parks say California state parks are on the comeback trail.

Sacramento’s mayor has a plan to fix the city’s housing crisis. If this happens, the Sacramento Bee Editorial Board thinks it could actually work.