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Gov. Brown Signs Bill That Closes Loophole Over Rape Convictions

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill closing a legal loophole that allowed a rape conviction to be overturned because the woman was not married.



California Voters Approve Prop. 39, Closing Tax Loophole

California voters were leaning toward approving an initiative that would undo a tax break for out-of-state corporations and send more money to state coffers. Proposition 39 was ahead in early returns Tuesday after polls closed.


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Change To San Francisco Health Care Law Could Help Workers, Cost Employers

San Francisco supervisors have approved a key change to the city’s Healthy San Francisco program that could end up costing business owners.


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Calif. Republicans Denounce Gov. Brown’s Corporate Tax Proposal

Governor Jerry Brown wants California to adopt the same corporate tax policy that’s worked in Texas, Massachusetts and most of the states, but Republicans have denounced the proposal as just another tax increase that will hurt businesses.


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Brown Wants Tax Code Changes To Promote California Jobs

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a tax plan designed to promote job growth, closing one corporate tax loophole while offering an incentive for businesses to hire in California.

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California Budget Crunch Time Approaches In Sacramento

Efforts by California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers to court a handful of Republicans were expected to intensify this week.



Clipper Card Loophole Allows $2 Ride To Any BART Station

It turns out a Clipper card feature that lets riders who are unexpectedly short on fare exit the station and pay later isn’t set up in a way so that the rider must eventually pay up.