Sunday Apr 20
As originally written, House Bill 169 would have done that. However, it has been amended with language that strips control of the sale of tobacco products from the local communities.
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Guilty Plea for Foreign Money in U.S. Campaigns
A California luxury car dealer pleaded guilty Thursday to a scheme that moved hundreds of thousands of dollars from a foreign national into U.S. campaigns.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
How other states behave after the recall comes to town
Following the defeat of two state senators in recalls last September, Colorado Democrats are continuing an age-old tradition - trying to revamp recall laws.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The House Of Representatives Doesn't Require Any Sexual Harassment Training
The House of Representatives doesn't currently require lawmakers or their staff to undergo a mandatory training about what constitutes inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace - but Rep. Jackie Speier wants to change that.
Citing video of Rep. McAllister kissing staffer, congresswoman wants mandatory sexual...
Citing the recently disclosed video of Rep. Vance McAllister , R-Swartz, kissing a staffer and other inappropriate conduct by public officials, a California congresswoman wants all House members and their staffs to take mandatory sexual harassment training classes.
Sunshine State News
How TV Censorship Works for Democrats
On April 1, Washington Mayor Vincent Gray was denied a second term, defeated in the primary by upstart city councilwoman Muriel Bowser.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Speier calls for harassment training
A House Democrat is calling for mandatory sexual harassment training for lawmakers after revelations that a House Republican was caught on tape in a romantic embrace with a now-ex-aide.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Skirmishing in the pitched battle for San Diego's 52nd Congressional District seat held by Scott Peters intensified Tuesday with some leaders in the LGBT community endorsing the freshman Democrat.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
California: A Glimmer of Hope in San Diego
Last in the nation in K-12 test scores and business climate, first in high taxes, unemployment and stifling regulation, California is on the road to Detroit.
San Diego mayor accused of sex harassment released from house arrest
Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned last year amid a torrent of sexual harassment allegations and was later convicted of abusing three women, said on Monday he had spent his court-ordered home confinement working to correct his behavior and regain his integrity.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Raw Story
Megyn Kelly and Dana Loesch dismiss gender pay gap as 'myth' and 'meme'
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly and conservative talk radio host Dana Loesch took a moment Friday night on "The Kelly File" to dismiss concerns that women might have over getting paid less than their male counterparts for the same work.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon Indicted On Public Corruption Charges
Less than six months on the job, the mayor of Charlotte was arrested and accused Wednesday of accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from FBI agents posing as real estate developers who wanted to do business with North Carolina's largest city.