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California’s health insurance exchange is extending the enrollment deadline for people who want their coverage to start on New Year’s Day … from this past Monday, to Sunday, December 21.
A new report says California’s cost of providing health care benefits for retired state workers over the long run has jumped 10 percent in the last year. The state’s unfunded liability now stands at more than $70 billion.
We continue a series today looking at parts of the California economy to see how they’ve evolved this past year. Today, how falling gas prices are affecting bottom lines.
California needs one and a half times the maximum volume of water in Lake Mead, the largest US reservoir, to end its drought.
On the surface, California's housing market held fairly steady in 2014. But it's become much harder for a middle-class family with two incomes to buy a home.
Green buildings in California reduce energy, use less water, and produce less waste. But a new study shows there is room for improvement when it comes to commute-related greenhouse gas emissions.
Covered California names several areas of the state where there are fewer than three health insurance carriers for consumers to choose from.
A record-low 42 percent of Californians voted in November's general election - down from the previous low of 50 percent.
Voters approved more than 70 percent of California’s local tax and bond measures in last month’s election.
Beginning January 2, undocumented Californians can apply for driver licenses in the state. 1.4 million people are expected to apply for “AB 60” licenses over the next few years.
A new report lays out how much it cost California to lock up juvenile offenders.
A new report suggests that more California employers are planning to add new workers early next year than they were a year ago.
A new study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says natural occurring climate patterns –not climate change- are the primary drivers of California’s drought.
The New Year will bring a new way of thinking about transportation in California.
A Republican- backed drought relief bill for California is headed to the floor of the US House of Representatives for a vote Tuesday. The legislation ignited an hour of debate Monday.
The State of California is considering whether to start regulating virtual currencies.
The new California Legislature is starting to organize into committees that will weigh bills on specific topics. There are more than 50 different committees – meaning there are more than 50 committee chairs who will hold power over various measures.
Two lawmakers are proposing a constitutional amendment that would strip the University of California of its constitutional independence from the state Legislature.
California has one of the largest economies in the world. But a new study finds women don’t hold many leadership positions in the companies that drive it.
The threat of lead poisoning still persists for the endangered California condor.
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Katie Orr checks in with Capitol Chat. The president's immigration orders have prompted some scams so California leaders are putting out the warnings.
For Capitol Chat, Insight looks at what's ahead for California.
A new poll is out and it shows strong support for the governor and the water bond.
Tonight, Gov. Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari will face off in the only debate in this year's gubernatorial contest.
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