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State Government

Capitol Roundup: Early Spending Proposals From Senate, Assembly Dems

December 6, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California Senate Democrats want to tackle unfinished business from last legislative session – including fixing the state’s aging infrastructure and boosting affordable housing. Meanwhile, Assembly Democrats are setting their budget priorities.

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State Government

State Testing Ways To Tax Road Usage, Separate From The Gas Tax

October 12, 2016 | Daniel Potter

Thousands of drivers are taking part in a statewide experiment to see how California might replace its gas tax. As more vehicles hit the highway without ever buying fuel, the state is looking for a better way to pay for roads.

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Repair Work Closes Calvine Road At Railroad Crossing

September 12, 2016 | Steve Milne

A major thoroughfare in Elk Grove and South Sacramento County will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. Monday. Work crews will block Calvine Road from Power Inn to Elk Grove-Florin roads so that they can repair tracks at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing

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Fare Evasion Decreases With Addition Of New Light Rail Inspectors

September 6, 2016 | Melody Stone

Sacramento Regional Transit added 25 transit agents this summer and the agency is reporting a decline in people not paying for rides. Officials say they’re also seeing cleaner, quieter trains.

Sacramento Rolls Out Master Plan For Bikes, Pedestrians And Mass Transit

August 22, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

The City of Sacramento has created a 20-year transportation master plan that would do away with several one-way thoroughfares and would create more bike lanes.

AAA: July 4th Travel Highest Since 2002

June 30, 2016 | Steve Milne

AAA predicts July 4th weekend travel in California will be the second highest on record. The auto association says more than 4.9 million Californians will be traveling. That's up nearly 1.5 percent from last year.

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