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

Phil Matier: California Legislators Are Highest Paid In Nation

A new report by Pew Charitable Trusts shows that California legislators make over $90,000 a year and may still be getting a raise.

05/27/2014

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Phil Matier: Crucial High-Speed Rail Vote At Hand

A critical vote is expected to take place this week in Sacramento as California legislators will decide on whether to issue almost $3 billion in state bonds for the high-speed rail project.

07/03/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown (C) is applauded by Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (R) before delivering the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. One month after taking office, Gov. Brown delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the California State legislature. (Sullivan/Getty Images)

Momentum Builds For California’s Part-Time Legislature Proposal

Proponents of an initiative that would turn California’s Legislature into a part-time body are already raising money for their cause.

12/12/2011

Fairmont Kea Lani Hotel on Maui (CBS)

California Lawmakers Treated To Luxury Hawaii Resort By Special Interest Groups

A group of California lawmakers spent last week at a luxury hotel, all expenses paid, while attending an issues conference during a politically tumultuous week in California.

11/22/2011

Senator Mark Leno (dist03.casen.govoffice.com)

San Francisco Democrat Optimistic About State Budget Compromise

State Senator Mark Leno said he remains optimistic that legislators will come to an agreement over the state budget this week.

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