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  • Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

    Brown Calls Special Legislative Session on New Budget Reserve

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown is throwing the full weight of his office behind his push for a new state budget reserve by calling the legislature into special session next week. Republicans say he’ll have to strengthen his proposal to win their support.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    New Teacher Dismissal Bill Deal Has Governor's Support

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    After three years of bitter disputes, there appears to be a deal in the California legislature on a bill that would make it easier for school districts to fire teachers accused of abusing students. But not all education groups are on board.

  • Transit, Housing Would Get Cap-And-Trade Monies Under Proposal

    Monday, April 14, 2014

    Money generated from California’s cap-and-trade program would go to mass transit, sustainable affordable housing and high speed rail under a proposal by Senate leader Darrell Steinberg. Steinberg is backtracking from his previous proposal.

  • Ted S. Warren / AP

    Medical Interpreters Bill Up For Consideration Again

    Tuesday, April 08, 2014

    For the second time in a year, California lawmakers will consider a bill that would create a medical interpreters program. The bill’s backers say circumstances are different this time.

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