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$15 an hour minimum wage is pure fiction

"The new minimum wage crusade will result in ALL wages increasing, but it will benefit the rich more than the financially challenged. The crusade to put a “band aid” on the wound of these ever increasing costs, is to raise the minimum wage. The better solution would be to HEAL the wound by DECREASING the over regulations, over taxation, and uncontrollable “fees” on businesses that are slight inconveniences to those making the big bucks but the California financially challenged will continue to disproportionally pick up the costs “camouflaged" at businesses. Again, our elected officials never look at the unintended consequence of higher wages for everyone will benefit the rich more than those on minimum wage via those annual Cost of Living Adjustments in the years ahead. The separation of the rich from the financially challenged continues to be perpetuated with the “traditional” COLA wage adjustments. Cost Of Living Adjustments (COLA) to wages favors the well paid: A 3% COLA adjustment for someone making $100K will result in their compensation being almost $135K in 10 years, but for someone making $30K, their compensation will be $40K in 10 years. The differential being $24K more for the well compensated as the financially challenged continue to fall further behind. Is it fair to give a COLA adjustment to someone making the big bucks $24K more than the person making lower wages for “their” cost of groceries, housing, utilities, transportation, and health care? These higher wage folks are eating similar foods and using the same fuels for their cars as those making fewer wages. Throwing money as a band aid to cover the rising costs for everyone buys votes for reelection, but does not heal the wound of why the costs are rising."

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California lawmakers OK $15 minimum wage

"The new minimum wage crusade will result in ALL wages increasing, but it will benefit the rich more than the financially challenged. The crusade to put a “band aid” on the wound of these ever increasing costs, is to raise the minimum wage. The better solution would be to HEAL the wound by DECREASING the over regulations, over taxation, and uncontrollable “fees” on businesses that are slight inconveniences to those making the big bucks but the California financially challenged will continue to disproportionally pick up the costs “camouflaged" at businesses. Again, our elected officials never look at the unintended consequence of higher wages for everyone will benefit the rich more than those on minimum wage via those annual Cost of Living Adjustments in the years ahead. The separation of the rich from the financially challenged continues to be perpetuated with the “traditional” COLA wage adjustments. Cost Of Living Adjustments (COLA) to wages favors the well paid: A 3% COLA adjustment for someone making $100K will result in their compensation being almost $135K in 10 years, but for someone making $30K, their compensation will be $40K in 10 years. The differential being $24K more for the well compensated as the financially challenged continue to fall further behind. Is it fair to give a COLA adjustment to someone making the big bucks $24K more than the person making lower wages for “their” cost of groceries, housing, utilities, transportation, and health care? These higher wage folks are eating similar foods and using the same fuels for their cars as those making fewer wages. Throwing money as a band aid to cover the rising costs for everyone buys votes for reelection, but does not heal the wound of why the costs are rising."

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NY state in tentative deal to raise minimum wage toward $15 an hour

"The new minimum wage crusade will result in ALL wages increasing, but it will benefit the rich more than the financially challenged. The crusade to put a “band aid” on the wound of these ever increasing costs, is to raise the minimum wage. The better solution would be to HEAL the wound by DECREASING the over regulations, over taxation, and uncontrollable “fees” on businesses that are slight inconveniences to those making the big bucks but the California financially challenged will continue to disproportionally pick up the costs “camouflaged" at businesses. Again, our elected officials never look at the unintended consequence of higher wages for everyone will benefit the rich more than those on minimum wage via those annual Cost of Living Adjustments in the years ahead. The separation of the rich from the financially challenged continues to be perpetuated with the “traditional” COLA wage adjustments. Cost Of Living Adjustments (COLA) to wages favors the well paid: A 3% COLA adjustment for someone making $100K will result in their compensation being almost $135K in 10 years, but for someone making $30K, their compensation will be $40K in 10 years. The differential being $24K more for the well compensated as the financially challenged continue to fall further behind. Is it fair to give a COLA adjustment to someone making the big bucks $24K more than the person making lower wages for “their” cost of groceries, housing, utilities, transportation, and health care? These higher wage folks are eating similar foods and using the same fuels for their cars as those making fewer wages. Throwing money as a band aid to cover the rising costs for everyone buys votes for reelection, but does not heal the wound of why the costs are rising."

by PTSSTAFFING 91 days ago   Respond   Read article

California Senate approves measure to raise minimum wage to $15

"The new minimum wage crusade will result in ALL wages increasing, but it will benefit the rich more than the financially challenged. The crusade to put a “band aid” on the wound of these ever increasing costs, is to raise the minimum wage. The better solution would be to HEAL the wound by DECREASING the over regulations, over taxation, and uncontrollable “fees” on businesses that are slight inconveniences to those making the big bucks but the California financially challenged will continue to disproportionally pick up the costs “camouflaged" at businesses. Again, our elected officials never look at the unintended consequence of higher wages for everyone will benefit the rich more than those on minimum wage via those annual Cost of Living Adjustments in the years ahead. The separation of the rich from the financially challenged continues to be perpetuated with the “traditional” COLA wage adjustments. Cost Of Living Adjustments (COLA) to wages favors the well paid: A 3% COLA adjustment for someone making $100K will result in their compensation being almost $135K in 10 years, but for someone making $30K, their compensation will be $40K in 10 years. The differential being $24K more for the well compensated as the financially challenged continue to fall further behind. Is it fair to give a COLA adjustment to someone making the big bucks $24K more than the person making lower wages for “their” cost of groceries, housing, utilities, transportation, and health care? These higher wage folks are eating similar foods and using the same fuels for their cars as those making fewer wages. Throwing money as a band aid to cover the rising costs for everyone buys votes for reelection, but does not heal the wound of why the costs are rising."

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 November ballot crowded with weighty measures

California voters will face a long and weighty list of statewide ballot measures this November — 17 measures in all made Thursday’s fall election deadline and they include big decisions on the death penalty, marijuana use and taxes on the ... »Read

In this article: Kim Alexander, bag tax, Mark Baldassare, Jerry Brown, cigarette tax, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, referendum, water
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 New LA Minimum Wage Kicks In Friday

$10.50 per hour is now the minimum wage for LA businesses with 25 employees. Six paid sick days per year are also required. »Read

In this article: minimum wage, sick leave
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 Libertarian candidate brings presidential campaign to SF

Libertarian candidate brings presidential campaign to SF The Libertarian Party’s nominee for president visited San Francisco on Thursday, extolling the virtues of small government and saying 2016 might be the year his minor party plays a major ... »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Carla Marinucci, minimum wage
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 California Legislature approves gun measures before break

SACRAMENTO, Calif. >> The California Legislature on Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown 12 gun-control measures as Democratic lawmakers try a last-ditch effort to convince Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to drop a proposed ballot initiative.Legislative leaders ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Kevin De Leon, Craig DeLuz, Legislature, Dan Newman, Gavin Newsom, state budget, Evan Westrup
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 DWP accuses firm of using ratepayer dollars for Las Vegas bachelor parties as billing system fight continues

The Los Angeles City Attorney alleged Thursday that top managers at a consulting firm hired by the Department of Water and Power authorized inflated time records to earn payments for work the firm never performed, then spent the money on ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Eric Garcetti, water
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 Fewer Latinos, Asian Americans participate in politics, study finds

Asian and Latino residents in California are far less likely to participate in politics, whether it's voting, attending political meetings or contacting elected officials, a new UC Riverside study says.'Unequal Voices: California's Racial ... »Read

In this article: Jose Medina, Mark Takano
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 California voters face full plate of initiatives on Nov. 8

At least 17 measures will appear on ballotLegislature could add more measures in AugustTwo measures each for death penalty and plastic bag ban … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, California Democratic Party, California Teachers Association, Field Poll, Reed Hastings, Steve Jobs, Ricardo Lara, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, Proposition 19, referendum, water
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 California's very long November ballot is now official -  and it might even get longer

California elections officials announced Thursday that 17 measures have earned a spot on the Nov. 8 statewide ballot, a bumper crop of voter choices ranging from marijuana legalization to repeal of the death penalty and even new workplace rules ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Thad Kousser, Legislature, John Matsusaka, Beth Miller, minimum wage, John Moorlach, John Myers, Alex Padilla, referendum
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 Calif. Legislature approves 12 gun-control measures

The California Legislature on Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown 12 gun-control measures as Democratic lawmakers tried a last-ditch effort to convince Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to drop a proposed ballot initiative. »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Kevin De Leon, Craig DeLuz, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, Evan Westrup
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 California Legislature Approves 12 Gun-Control Measures Before Break

Legislative leaders hailed the move as the nation's most aggressive gun control effort and proof that firearm restrictions are politically viable. »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Kevin De Leon, Craig DeLuz, Legislature, Dan Newman, Gavin Newsom, state budget, Evan Westrup
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 Court rules that sale of Delta islands can proceed

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s $175 million purchase of five islands in the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta has been cleared to move forward, even as legal … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, water
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 California's perpetual war over schools flares on several fronts

Supreme Court refuses to reopen union dues caseSenate committee rejects teacher tenure reformSame committee endorses accountability bill … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Susan Bonilla, Jerry Brown, California Teachers Association, EdVoice, Legislature, Shirley Weber
Bills: AB 934, AB 2548,
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 When does a California governor fail to cut the budget? Rarely.

Gov. Jerry Brown didn’t veto anything in the spending plan for the fiscal year that starts todayLast time that happened was 1982, during Brown’s last stint in the statehouseIn 1972, Ronald Reagan vetoed almost $3 billion, in ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Gray Davis, Legislature, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Pete Wilson
Bills: SB 826,
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 At least 10 hurt at chaotic, bloody neo-Nazi rally at Capitol

The June 26 neo-Nazi rally at Sacramento’s Capitol Park turned violent when hundreds of anti-fascists showed up armed for a fight. Despite stabbings and other injuries, no one was arrested. … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, CalPERS, Gavin Newsom
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 Here's why California regulators want more money to improve air quality

Southern California's air pollution regulators unveiled an air cleanup plan Thursday that essentially calls for the region to buy its way out of the worst smog problem in the nation.The draft plan from the South Coast Air Quality Management District ... »Read

In this article: Air Resources Board, Ken Calvert
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 How Ryan wrangled Republicans for a much-needed win on Puerto Rico

After a rocky first few months as speaker, he secured a rescue package despite early claims of a bailout and GOP resistance. »Read

In this article: minimum wage, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, water
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 California attorney general subpoenas refiners on gas prices

The California attorney general has issued subpoenas to several oil refiners to learn how they set gasoline prices, which are consistently higher in California than in most other states. … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jamie Court, Energy Commission, Kamala Harris
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 Clayton Kershaw will go on the disabled list

The presence of Clayton Kershaw creates calm. Every fifth day, his teammates say, the Dodgers arrive for work with a sense of lightness. Kershaw acts as a rising tide for the 24 other boats on his roster. “It’s a feeling when you wake up in the ... »Read

In this article: Dave Roberts, Bob Watkins
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 California lawmakers approve 12 gun measures before break

The California Legislature on Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown 12 gun-control measures as Democratic lawmakers try a last-ditch effort to convince Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to drop a proposed ballot initiative. »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Kevin De Leon, Craig DeLuz, Legislature, Dan Newman, Gavin Newsom, state budget, Evan Westrup
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 Gun control legislation fight continues in Los Angeles

Democratic lawmakers gathered Wednesday at Los Angeles City Hall to continue the fight for gun control legislation. »Read

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Paul Krekorian, water, Maxine Waters
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 California Attorney General Subpoenas Refiners Over High Gas Prices

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has issued subpoenas to several oil refiners to learn how they set gasoline prices, which are consistently higher in California than in most other states. »Read

In this article: Jamie Court, Kamala Harris
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 A modest teacher tenure bill meets a bipartisan death

Susan Bonilla’s legislation was a partial response to Vergara caseCalifornia Supreme Court should step into vacuum left by LegislatureVoters should factor bill’s fate as they decide how to vote on income tax initiative … Click to ... »Read

In this article: Martin Block, Susan Bonilla, California School Boards Association, California Teachers Association, Loni Hancock, Robert Huff, Legislature, Connie Leyva, Carol Liu, Tony Mendoza, William W. Monning, Richard Pan, Andy Vidak
Bills: AB 934,
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 Why Jerry Brown likes idea of mandatory service for young people

California governor discusses the value of public service, working up a ‘good sweat’Brown’s remarks come near 40th anniversary of California Conservation CorpsBrown says there was ‘more idealism’ in the ‘70s than ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Arnold Schwarzenegger, SEIU, Pete Wilson
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 Jerry Brown says mandatory service for youth 'would be very good'

Gov. Jerry Brown discusses the California Conservation Corps, a program he signed into law during his first term as governor in 1976, during an interview on Thursday, June 30, 2016. He talks about the program and his support for the idea of ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, CalPERS, Gavin Newsom
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 'This is a historic day': California lawmakers send governor sweeping gun control package

Spurred by outrage over recent mass shootings, California lawmakers on Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown an unprecedented package of gun control bills, including a ban on the sale of semiautomatic rifles with detachable magazines, background checks ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, James Nielsen, Phil Ting
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 $50,000 Reward Offered In Boyle Heights Drive-By Shooting That Injured 10-Year-Old Girl

Police and city officials Thursday highlighted a $50,000 reward being offered for information leading to the identification and arrest of whoever wounded a 10-year-old girl in a drive-by shooting in Boyle Heights, then drove away laughing. »Read

In this article: Jose Huizar, Michael Lopez
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 California Democrats rush to approve gun-control measures

The California Legislature on Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown 12 gun-control measures as Democratic lawmakers try a last-ditch effort to convince Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to drop a proposed ballot initiative. … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Kevin De Leon, Craig DeLuz, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, Evan Westrup
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 Making diapers more affordable is a big deal

Bills before Legislature would help poor families with diaper costsAmerican Academy of Pediatrics backs measures to cut down on medical care of infantsMany day care centers won’t allow babies without diaper supplies … Click to Continue ... »Read

In this article: Jimmy Gomez, Lorena Gonzalez, Legislature
Bills: AB 492, AB 717,
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 California lawmakers send broad package of gun control bills to Gov. Jerry Brown

Updates on California politics: State lawmakers vote on gun control package, D-Day for ballot measures June 30, 2016, 2:21 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom, James Nielsen
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 Garcetti nominates attorney Cynthia McClain-Hill to Police Commission

An attorney and public policy strategist could become the latest member of the Los Angeles Police Commission, replacing a longtime commissioner whose second term is expiring. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday that he had nominated Cynthia ... »Read

In this article: Fair Political Practices Commission, Eric Garcetti, Cynthia McClain-Hill
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 Will pot initiative energize Sanders supporters to vote in November?

After Sanders lost primary, many thought young supporters would not votePPIC survey says 82 percent of Sanders likely voters support legalizing marijuanaSanders voters will also have important implications on tax initiatives this fall … Click ... »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Kamala Harris, PPIC, Loretta Sanchez
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 Ryan: House to vote on barring guns for suspected terrorists

With Democrats applying election-year pressure to act on gun control, Republican Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that the House will vote next week on a GOP proposal aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from obtaining firearms. However, the plan ... »Read

In this article: Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi
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 California gun bill heads to Gov. Brown's desk

The California Assembly approved a bill Thursday that would ban the possession of any high-capacity gun magazines, sending the bill to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk for approval. »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Loni Hancock
Bills: SB 1446,
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 How a lack of women at the table hurt working families

A smart family leave bill dies mysteriously in committeeGrudge against women’s caucus may have played a partBut at least eight important panels have no women – why not? … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Family Leave, Legislature, Eric Linder, Kevin McCarty, Jim Patterson, Tony Thurmond
Bills: SB 1166,
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 SEIU Local 1000 board approves $143,000 stipend for top leaders

President Yvonne Walker receives nearly $59,000 stipendThree vice presidents also get raisesThree of four top leaders vote in favor of their own pay boost … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Board of Equalization, SEIU, Yvonne Walker
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 Negotiations fail in Actors' Equity 99-seat theater dispute; both sides head for court

Negotiations to resolve a minimum wage dispute between Actors’ Equity Assn. and a group led by actor Ed Asner have failed and the parties are headed to court, according to a statements released by both sides this week. At the center of the lawsuit ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, minimum wage
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 California voters face numerous ballot measures in November

As many as 18 questions will compete for voters' attention in November during a red-hot presidential campaign that also includes picking the state's first new U.S. senator in a generation. Thursday is the deadline for the secretary ... »Read

In this article: Sam Blakeslee, Jerry Brown, cigarette tax, Legislature, Charles Munger, Gavin Newsom, Thomas F. Steyer, water
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 California lawmakers send sweeping gun package to Jerry Brown

Brown suggested he would sign some, veto othersKevin de León, Gavin Newsom shadow box over policyBills would deal with so-called bullet-button loophole … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Rob Bonta, Jerry Brown, Mike Gipson, Steven Glazer, Shannon L. Grove, Isadore Hall, Loni Hancock, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, Phil Ting
Bills: AB 1135, AB 1176, AB 1511, AB 857, AB 1673, AB 1674, AB 1695, SB 880, SB 894, AB 2607, SB 1235, SB 1446,
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 California attorney general subpoenas oil refiners in gas-price probe

State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris has issued subpoenas to oil refiners as part of an investigation into unusually high gasoline prices in California during the last year. California drivers paid pump prices that were as much as $1.50 higher than the ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Jamie Court, Energy Commission, Kamala Harris, Loretta Sanchez
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 California voters will see crowded November ballot

California is again testing how much democracy is too much. »Read

In this article: Sam Blakeslee, Jerry Brown, cigarette tax, Legislature, Charles Munger, Gavin Newsom, Thomas F. Steyer, water
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 The Latest: Assembly asks Brown to call homeless emergency

The Latest on action at the California Legislature (all times local): … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Legislature, Gavin Newsom
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 Hang glider crash kills man in San Bernardino Mountains

A 64-year-old man was killed in a hang glider crash at Crestline in the San Bernardino Mountains. … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, CalPERS, Gavin Newsom
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 Jerry Brown likely to take mixed action on guns before European vacation

California governor plans to act on gun bills by FridayTrip abroad includes Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, UkraineBrown: “I’m going because my wife likes vacations more than I do” … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, George Marcu
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 Los Angeles homeless proposal: $1.2 billion measure on ballot

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to place a $1.2 billion bond measure before voters to raise money to fight homelessness. »Read

In this article: Eric Garcetti, Alex Tourk
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 US Attorney General Loretta Lynch continues LA visit with Facebook event

LOS ANGELES >> U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch continues the final portion of her national 'Community Policing Tour' today, taking part in a Facebook Live town hall from the social media site's Playa Vista campus.Today's event will be moderated ... »Read

In this article: Eric Garcetti, Loretta Lynch
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 Abortion? Immigration? No, court's biggest rulings are yet to come: Susan Shelley

Have the U.S. Supreme Court's latest decisions thrown a few more curves into the weird, twisting path of the 2016 presidential election?Probably so. Some of the court's decisions could directly affect turnout, while others may have a dramatic effect ... »Read

In this article: California Teachers Association, Hillary Clinton, Susan Shelley
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 House could vote on gun bill next week - but not the one Democrats support

Any House bill would be more likely to resemble a GOP alternative that would give federal officials three days to go to court to block a gun sale to a suspected terrorist. »Read

In this article: John Lewis, Nancy Pelosi
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 What's going on with these tax hikes for homeless programs, anyway?

Los Angeles’ political leaders have a $1.8-billion plan for addressing the city’s homelessness crisis. To carry it out, they need money. So this week, the City Council prepared two property tax increases for the Nov. 8 ballot. Yet they only ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Eric Garcetti, Jose Huizar
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 America Needs a New Peace Movement"Especially if Clinton Wins in November

Tom HaydenAnother escalation, especially in Syria, is the present danger. »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Barbara Lee, Barack Obama, water, Maxine Waters
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 Lawmakers send governor bill to expand seizure of guns from persons judged dangerous

Updates on California politics: Becerra hosts gun control discussion, Steyer mum on gubernatorial run until fall June 30, 2016, 10:13 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're ... »Read

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Legislature, Dan Newman, Gavin Newsom, James Nielsen, Daniel Reeves
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 Peter Thiel Meets the Press

Leslie SavanAnd how Donald Trump is woven into what may be one of the largest First Amendment cases in history. »Read

In this article: Proposition 8, Andrew Ross
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 Dodgers to put Clayton Kershaw on the disabled list

Clayton Kershaw received an epidural injection on Wednesday to combat the ongoing discomfort in his lower back, and the Dodgers are preparing for him to miss an extended period of time. He is expected to be placed on the 15-day disabled list in the ... »Read

In this article: Dave Roberts, Bob Watkins
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 U.S. Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez Announces Higher Education Agenda

Los Angeles – Today, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, candidate to replace retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, met with college students and graduates to discuss her higher education priorities that she will pursue in the United States Senate. The ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Loretta Sanchez
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 Dodgers put Clayton Kershaw on the disabled list

Clayton Kershaw received an epidural on Wednesday to combat the ongoing discomfort in his lower back, and the Dodgers are preparing for him to miss an extended period of time. He is expected to be placed on the 15-day disabled list in the next two ... »Read

In this article: Dave Roberts, Bob Watkins
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 How much time should teacher tenure take?

To the editor: George Skelton’s column brings to mind the educational reform movement of 1983 when California Sen. Gary K. Hart (D-Santa Barbara) authored a bill eliminating the rights of probationary teachers to have hearings regarding ... »Read

In this article: Susan Bonilla, George Skelton
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 California gun control: Legislature poised to pass raft of new restrictions on firearms owners

Summary goes here across three lines so knock yourself out »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Legislature, Gavin Newsom
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 State gun laws: Raft of new rules poised to pass

Summary goes here across three lines so knock yourself out »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Legislature, Gavin Newsom
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 CalWatchdog Morning Read - June 30

CA airports beef up security after Istanbul attacks Top CA Dem under fire Dem money man flirting with gubernatorial run Trouble for bullet train and twin tunnels  CA Democrats backing »Read

In this article: Eric Bauman, Thomas F. Steyer
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 Caren Ray to launch political comeback

Former San Luis Obispo County supervisor Caren Ray is attempting to launch a political comeback. Ray announced Wednesday that she is vying to reclaim a seat on the Arroyo Grande City Council. Ray, a Santa Maria High School teacher, served on the ... »Read

In this article: Steven Adams, Jerry Brown
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 Lawmakers Set To Vote On Package Of Gun Control Bills

By Ben AdlerA wide-ranging package of gun control measures could become law in California as soon as Thursday. State lawmakers are expected to vote on bills that include new ammunition regulations, a ban on large-capacity magazines and a limit on ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom
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 UC mounted PR blitz to counter harsh state audit

UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi was suspended by UC President Janet Napolitano in April soon after the Sacramento Bee discovered that UC Davis had paid at least $175,000 to consultants to »Read

In this article: Mike Gipson, Elaine Howle, Legislature
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