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Darrell Steinberg

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California State Senate Democrats Cancel Golf Fundraiser Over Scandals

The state Senate leader has canceled a high-profile golfing fundraiser in the wake of criminal proceedings against three state senators.

04/01/2014

Leland Yee (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Leland Yee, 2 Other Democrats Suspended From State Senate With Pay

The leader of the California Senate voted to suspend all three of their own members who are fighting criminal charges.

03/28/2014

California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg speaks during a session of the California State Senate. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Senate Leader Calls For Leland Yee To Resign Over Corruption Indictments

At a news conference Wednesday, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento warned that fellow Democrats will immediately suspend the San Francisco Democrat unless he steps down.

03/26/2014

Gas pump in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Top California Democrat Proposes Fuel Tax

The state Senate leader is proposing a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to transit projects and households of a certain income level.

02/20/2014

An artist's rendition of the new arena for the Golden State Warriors at Piers 30-32 in San Francisco. (Snøhetta & AECOM)

Phil Matier: Gov. Brown Signs Bills To Help Build NBA Arenas

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two bills into law that will help build new NBA arenas for the Golden State Warriors and the Sacramento Kings.

09/27/2013

A view of downtown San Francsisco and the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Filed To Block Legislature’s Decision Naming Bay Bridge For Willie Brown

State legislators Thursday approved naming the western span of the Bay Bridge after former state Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, but a lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court sought an injunction to block the move.

09/12/2013

An artist's rendition of the new arena for the Golden State Warriors at Piers 30-32 in San Francisco. (Snøhetta & AECOM)

California Lawmakers Consider Proposals On Warriors, Kings Arenas

One proposal would assist the Golden State Warriors in their plan to move the team from Oakland to a possible waterfront arena in San Francisco, a move that has drawn the ire of East Bay lawmakers upset at jobs moving away.

09/05/2013

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State Senate Panel Criticizes Gov. Brown’s Prison Plan, Backs More Rehab

Democrats in the state Senate on Wednesday backed a plan to spend $200 million this year on rehabilitation programs instead of renting thousands of cells in private prisons and county jails to meet a federal court demand that California reduce its inmate population.

09/04/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Let Minors Remove Embarrassing Internet Posts

Minors who post embarrassing photographs or information on social media websites would have a chance to remove it from public view under a bill sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.

08/31/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Legislative Leaders Say California Budget Deal Near

Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders moved close to a state budget deal Monday that is expected to revamp education funding and begin restoring some of the social services cut during the recession.

06/11/2013

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