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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.

Here’s some news of interest flowing across the transom Wednesday morning.

Major part of ObamaCare Delayed

What a shock!

The Obama Administration announced Tuesday, that it has delayed the implementation of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ObamaCare.

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Moreno Valley seal

July 02, 2013; 06:15 PM

Recall efforts were ramping up Tuesday, July 2, for all five Moreno Valley City Council members, as notices were validated for four and residents vowed to re-serve the last council member by day’s end.

To read story by Suzanne Hurt in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Riverside-County-Seal

Assessed property values in Riverside County are up for the first time in five years, buoyed by a rise in median home prices.

July 02, 2013; 05:53 PM

Riverside County property values will rise for the first time in five years, a positive sign for the local economy and local governments eager for more revenue.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013 – 5:21 pm
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013 – 11:59 pm

If you spend some time driving in other states, returning to California’s roads and highways is a jarring experience – literally.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
July 2, 2013

The multi-trillion-dollar municipal bond industry appears to be betting that California’s balanced state budget and improving economy will pay off in an improved credit rating.

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Politico: GOP gloats over Obamacare delay

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By JASON MILLMAN | 7/2/13 8:31 PM EDT

Obamacare opponents on Tuesday had a “We told you so” moment.

As the Obama administration announced a one-year delay in the employer mandate, leading Republican lawmakers and political strategists painted the decision as an admission of the law’s failures – and a blatant attempt to shield Democrats during the 2014 elections.

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