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  • State to furlough assemblyman's staff

    State to furlough assemblyman's staff
    Staff members of Assemblyman Anthony Portantino’s (D – La Cañada Flintridge) district and Sacramento offices received notice Wednesday from state officials that they will be placed on unpaid furloughs for six weeks starting Oct. 21, Portantino...
  • Assemblyman calls for finance openness

    Assemblyman calls for finance openness
    Facing drastic cuts to his Assembly budget allowance, Assemblyman Anthony Portantino plans to introduce a bill that would force the state Legislature to disclose spending totals for all of its members. The Assembly’s Rules Committee ordered...
  • Papers sue state to get spending records

    The Los Angeles Times, Times Community News and the Sacramento Bee filed a lawsuit Friday seeking disclosure of state Assembly members' annual budget records in the wake of a dispute between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and...
  • Ron Kaye: Don't always go to the party

    Sipping iced coffee in the Black Cow Café in Montrose on Friday with Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, I found myself suspending my disbelief, putting aside my deep cynicism as a newspaperman and feeling like I was in the company of a politician actually...
  • Assembly releases spending records

    Responding to legal and political pressure to reveal the staff budgets of individual members of the Assembly and state Senate, Assembly Speaker John Pérez (D-Los Angeles) unleashed an avalanche of financial information Friday evening that the...
  • Legislators release office budgets

    Members of both houses of the California Legislature recently released their updated office budgets amid pressure from government groups and news organizations to make the data available to the public. Assembly members released their figures for all of...
  • School principals' jobs become more complex, study finds

    School principals are being forced to assume additional managerial responsibilities — even some they may not be sufficiently prepared for — amid ongoing cuts to state education budgets, according to a recently released report. A survey of...
  • Volunteers take on Romney

    Volunteers take on Romney
    Volunteers with the liberal advocacy group MoveOn.orgpassed out hundreds of pink slips near the Americana at Brand Thursday as part of a nationwide campaign to highlight what organizers claimed were the job-killing policies of Republican presidential...
  • Feinstein meets 'Mohawk Guy,' tells JPL workers of budget uncertainty

    Feinstein meets 'Mohawk Guy,' tells JPL workers of  budget uncertainty
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) toured NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Thursday afternoon, one day after Gov. Jerry Brown visited the La Cañada Flintridge campus. One of her first questions for scientists was about Mars’ current climate....
  • Schiff vows to fight budget impacts to NASA deep space missions

    Schiff vows to fight budget impacts to NASA deep space missions
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today announced his opposition to any budget cuts at NASA that would threaten the agency's planetary science programs, including missions to Jupiter's icy moon and Mars. In a statement, Schiff said he met with NASA...
  • Assemblymen follow divergent paths

    Assemblymen follow divergent paths
    In politics, the trajectory of an elected official can depend on not only how they interact with their constituents, but how they get along with their peers. And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than the paths taken by two local assemblymen —...
  • Schiff pledges NASA budget support

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week announced his opposition to any budget cuts at NASA that would threaten the agency's planetary science programs, including missions to Mars and Jupiter's icy moon. In a statement, Schiff said he met with NASA...