Archive for September 11th, 2011

InlandPolitics: In remembrance – 9/11/2001

Sunday, September 11, 2011 – 00:01 a.m.

In honor of those who lost their lives on a tragic day in American history.

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
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.

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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.

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By Kevin Yamamura
kyamamura@sacbee.com
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.

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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.

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