Archive for February 2nd, 2013

InlandPolitics: Special Election: Fundraising update in SD 32 contest

Campaigns

Saturday, February 2, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.

Here are the fundraising totals in the 32nd State Senate District special election.

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SBSO Sheriff

Saturday, February 2, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, February 3, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.

As expected, a second of seven defendants in a case involving the falsification of training and pay records in the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has been dismissed from the case.

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Money

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
February 1, 2013

Today’s the day we get to see how 2012 treated Sacramento’s lobbyists. Firms brought in a total of $172.6 million last year, according to the latest reports on file with the California of Secretary of State. That’s down 2.4 percent from what they earned in 2011.

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Charles Munger Jr

Charles T. Munger, Jr.

By Steven Harmon
Bay Area News Group
Posted: 02/01/2013 10:15:07 AM PST
Updated: 02/01/2013 05:04:51 PM PST

SACRAMENTO — Labor’s heavy lift on two campaigns paid big dividends last fall.

While the wealthy Munger siblings famously poured a combined $83 million into losing causes, labor unions flexed their financial muscle to capture two campaigns with about the same amount — $85 million, according to the final round of the 2012 campaign finance reports, which were released late Thursday.

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By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A
Last Modified: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 – 8:01 am

Gov. Jerry Brown was in a forgiving state of mind last year.

The Democratic governor pardoned 128 convicted criminals in 2012, six times the number of pardons he granted the previous year, according to a report Brown made to the Legislature on Friday.

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