Sunday, September 11, 2011 – 00:01 a.m.
In honor of those who lost their lives on a tragic day in American history.
Politics, Government and Business in Southern California's Inland Empire
By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Sep. 11, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
A couple of years ago, Bill Lockyer, the veteran politician who is now the state treasurer, showed up in the Capitol to scold legislators for their preoccupation with trivia.
By Anthony York and Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times
September 10, 2011, 6:15 p.m.
Reporting from Sacramento— Democrats have more control of California government than they’ve had in nearly a decade, yet in the legislative session that ended early Saturday, they made some very Republican-like moves.
By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Sunday, Sep. 11, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Twice this year on the precipice of a legislative deadline, Gov. Jerry Brown trotted out a rare coalition of special-interest foes in his presumed march toward a bipartisan tax victory.
Twice, that victory eluded him in the Legislature.
Carolyn Lochhead, Chronicle Washington Bureau
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Washington –Economists are generally skeptical about the biggest and most bipartisan part of President Obama’s $477 billion plan to help put 14 million people back to work: a large payroll tax cut for workers and businesses.