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  • Support builds for tax credit

    Lawmakers are pushing to extend the California Film and Television Tax Credit program, which has resulted in billions of dollars of economic activity. Enacted in 2009, the legislation was designed to create jobs, increase production spending and generate...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown gives cities power over pot shops

    Gov. Jerry Brown gives cities power over pot shops
    Gov. Jerry Brown stepped in the middle of a dispute over the proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries, signing a law Wednesday that gives Los Angeles and other cities clear authority to restrict their location and operation. Brown signed AB 1300,...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Brown seeks to expand, revamp fire fee

    Gov. Brown seeks to expand, revamp fire fee
    The fight over firefighting fees is again heating up in the Legislature. Gov. Jerry Brown wants to revamp and expand a fire fee enacted this summer on rural homeowners, proposing to raise the levy on homes, as well as to tack on a new per-acre fee for...
  • Gatto's bill on male circumcision bans headed to governor's desk

    A bill that prohibits cities and counties from enacting bans on male circumcision is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after passing the state Assembly unanimously Tuesday. The Senate unanimously passed the measure last week. The legislation, written by...
  • On the Radar: The cost of texting, Eagle Rock out and fall fashion

    On the Radar: The cost of texting, Eagle Rock out and fall fashion
    Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have doubled fines for illegal cellphone use while driving, Laist.com reported. The bill would have also held bicyclists accountable to the same laws as drivers. The governor said he supports...
  • Bills await governor's signature

    It was a busy week at the state capitol as lawmakers scrambled to get bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk before recessing on Friday until January. One bill written by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) that increases protection for public safety...
  • Report urges delay in bullet-train funding decisions

    Report urges delay in bullet-train funding decisions
    The plan to build a bullet train has so many funding uncertainties and so many other details that remain unclear that the state should delay any decision this year to commit billions of dollars to the project, the nonpartisan research branch of the...
  • South Pas regains authority on surface 710 Fwy. extension

    South Pas regains authority on surface 710 Fwy. extension
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill this week that will require state highway administrators to enter into an agreement with South Pasadena if a surface freeway is to be built through the city. State and Los Angeles County transportation officials are already...
  • Portantino concerned about released prisoners

    Los Angeles County will be seeing an influx of criminals as part of the state’s prison realignment plan, and state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) told the LCF City Council Monday night that he is concerned about the plan&...
  • Berman-Sherman battle is one Democrats would rather not have

    Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- Rep. Howard Berman hasn't had to fight for a job since Richard Nixon defeated George McGovern and M*A*S*H made its television debut. That was 1972, when he won a state Assembly seat in his first race. Now the...
  • California Supreme Court to decide fate of redevelopment agencies today

    California Supreme Court to decide fate of redevelopment agencies today
    The California Supreme Court will decide the fate of hundreds of redevelopment agencies Thursday in a ruling on the legality of using $1.7 billion of their revenues to balance the state budget. During a hearing in November, the state high court...