Archive for February 26th, 2013

InlandPolitics: SD 32: Walker takes it on the chin

Larry Walker

Walker

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 – 12:00 p.m.

The special election to decide who will fill the vacant 32nd State Senate District seat has heated up on the Democratic side big time!

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The Sun: Grand Terrace officials to consider new taxes

Grand Terrace

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 02/25/2013 05:50:35 PM PST

GRAND TERRACE – A mid-year budget review to be studied today Tuesday shows an expected deficit of more than $337,000 by the time the fiscal year ends in June, which has led officials to consider declaring a fiscal emergency and asking voters to approve a new tax.

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Upland seal

Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Posted: 02/25/2013 09:29:50 PM PST
Updated: 02/25/2013 09:31:32 PM PST

UPLAND – The City Council Monday night agreed to revisit a review of the city’s campaign contributions and spending limits ordinance.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 – 5:03 pm
Last Modified: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 – 7:39 am

Ordinarily, the resignation of a state senator – particularly one not tinged with scandal – is of no more than passing interest. In fact, two senators had already resigned early this year to take their seats in Congress.

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Budget Cuts

The combined effects of cuts in defense and other programs are expected to slow the momentum that California’s economy has been building over the last year.

By Ricardo Lopez and Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times
February 25, 2013, 5:52 p.m.

California’s defense industry is bracing for a $3.2-billion hit with the federal budget cuts that are expected to take effect Friday.

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By Jon Ortiz
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 4A

California faces a $63.84 billion obligation to cover state retirees’ medical expenses over the next three decades, according to state Controller John Chiang.

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