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Defense Of San Jose Pension Reform Grows More Expensive

The San Jose City Council has approved an increase in the legal budget for defending Measure B.

05/22/2013

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California Bill Would Deem Voters Eligible After Failing To List Birthplace

Voting applicants who fail to list their birthplace on the registration form would still be deemed eligible to vote under a bill working its way through the Legislature.

04/04/2013

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Californians Gloomy Outlook On Economy, Job Market

A new poll shows that most Californians are downright gloomy about the state’s economy and very few voters think the job market will improve this year.

03/01/2013

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Large Majority of Californians Now Support Same-Sex Marriage

A new poll shows that nearly two-thirds of Californians now approve of allowing same-sex marriage couples to marry.

02/28/2013

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Majority Of Californians Want Marijuana Legalized

A poll has promising news for marijuana users who hope California will join two other states that voted to legalize recreational use of the drug.

02/27/2013

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California Schools Chief Calls For Statewide Bond Measure

Tom Torlakson said the passage of Proposition 30 is just the first step in getting the state’s education system back on track.

12/26/2012

Voters wait in line for early voting in Ohio (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Young Voters Turned The Tide For Gov. Brown’s Prop 30

Those under 30 helped the Democratic governor win relatively easy passage for Proposition 30, raising the statewide sales tax and income taxes on high earners.

11/11/2012

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Calif. Voter Turnout Likely To Hit 70 Percent; Mail-In Ballots Top Precincts

The Field Poll is predicting more than half of California voters will cast ballots by mail for Tuesday’s election.

11/06/2012

JayDanny Cooper urges Alabama residents to vote in the primary along the side of a highway March 13, 2012 in Birmingham, Alabama.

California Voter Numbers Hit Record Amid GOP Decline

California has reached an all-time high of 18.2 million registered voters while the number of registered Republicans has fallen below 30 percent, signaling a worrisome decline for the state’s minority party.

11/02/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Support For Governor’s Tax Proposal Drops Below 50 Percent In Field Poll

With less than a week to go before the general election, a new Field Poll shows support for a tax hike proposal backed by Gov. Jerry Brown dropping below 50 percent.

11/01/2012

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