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State Government

Rendon Sworn In As 70th California Assembly Speaker

March 7, 2016 | Ben Adler

California has a new speaker of the state Assembly. Anthony Rendon took the oath of office Monday in a packed Assembly chamber. The Los Angeles County Democrat is the 70th person to hold what is arguably California's second most powerful office.

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Outgoing Calif. Speaker Discusses Accomplishments, Regrets, And Vetoes

March 4, 2016 | Ben Bradford

California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will step down on Monday from the chamber's top job.

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State Government

Assembly Republicans Introduce Road Repair Plan

June 29, 2015 | Katie Orr

California lawmakers are turning their attention to fixing the state’s crumbling roads. Assembly Republicans threw their plan into the mix Monday.

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State Government

Legislature Faces House Of Origin Deadline

June 1, 2015 | Katie Orr

The beginning of June is a busy time for the California Legislature. There’s the pending budget deadline. And the Senate and Assembly must each act on hundreds of bills by June 5.

Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

State Government

Republicans Say California Legislature Needs Updating

March 12, 2015 | Katie Orr

Businesses often revamp their practices to operate more efficiently and Assembly Republicans say the California Legislature could take some lessons. They announced package of bills today intended to modernize the Legislature.

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State Government

California Considers Cracking Down On Ivory Sales

March 10, 2015 | Katie Orr

California lawmakers are weighing in on the illegal sale of ivory. A bill that passed an Assembly committee today that would tighten restrictions on ivory sales in the state.

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State Government

California Legislature Takes On Drones, Guns

August 26, 2014 | Katie Orr

The California legislature took on a variety of measures Tuesday as it works toward the end of its session.

State Government

California Legislature Enters Final Two weeks

August 18, 2014 | Katie Orr

In just two weeks the California legislature will adjourn for the rest of the year. That means lawmakers have to act fast to finish their work

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State Government

Bill Would Extend Welfare Benefits To California Immigrants

July 29, 2014 | Katie Orr

A bill pending in the California legislature would extend welfare and food stamp benefits to some immigrants legally living in the state.

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