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Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer is seen voting for Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, in a practice known as "ghost voting." (CBS)

Ghost Voting: California Assembly Members Caught Breaking The Rules

KPIX 5 was at the State Capitol and watched the Assembly at work during the last two weeks of the session. Lawmakers were voting on hundreds of bills. But we noticed something strange: Many votes were being cast without anyone sitting in the chair.

09/23/2013

A doctor conducts a checkup on a patient. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Non-English Speakers In California Face Affordable Care Act Challenges

Covered California is preparing to provide Californian’s with many options for obtaining health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, but it faces issues when it comes to serving the needs of patients who can’t speak English.

08/14/2013

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Lawmaker Proposes Tax Relief Legislation For California Same-Sex Couples

Currently, health benefits in same-sex partnerships are taxed by the federal government as income, although some California companies reimburse that tax to their employees.

02/15/2013