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Critics Of GOP Health Bill Get Ammunition From Budget Score

Critics Of GOP Health Bill Get Ammunition From Budget Score

March 14
By Associated Press

Critics of GOP health care legislation got fresh ammunition from a report that estimates the bill would increase the ranks of the uninsured by 14 million people next year alone, and 24 million over a decade.

Financial Interests Behind San Diego Deals Worth Billions Still Und...

Financial Interests Behind San Diego Deals Worth Billions Still Undisclosed

March 13
By Brad Racino / inewsource

Despite overwhelming voter approval in 1992, three separate city attorney recommendations and an inewsource investigation, the city of San Diego is still not following a law mandating government transparency.

San Diego And Tijuana Sign Renewed Cooperation Agreement

San Diego And Tijuana Sign Renewed Cooperation Agreement

March 13
By Andrew Bowen

The mayors of San Diego and Tijuana have signed an updated memorandum of understanding that pledges closer cross-border cooperation. The news comes as President Donald Trump is moving forward with plans to build a border wall — something both mayors have spoken against.

New California Assembly Bill Would Reform SANDAG, Local Transit Age...

New California Assembly Bill Would Reform SANDAG, Local Transit Agencies

March 13
By City News Service

Legislation that would introduce reforms to the embattled San Diego Association of Governments and two area transit agencies was introduced in the state Legislature Monday.

California Lawmakers Announce Plan To Reduce Student Debt

California Lawmakers Announce Plan To Reduce Student Debt

March 13
By Associated Press

Assembly Democrats on Monday proposed an extensive expansion of financial aid programs for students at California's public colleges and universities.

Many Buskers Want San Diego To Change Rules Of The Game

Many Buskers Want San Diego To Change Rules Of The Game

March 13
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

They're collecting signatures and some even plan to show up at the San Diego City Council meeting on Tuesday to ask for a change to the city code.

California Immigration Measure Amended, Heads To Senate Vote

California Immigration Measure Amended, Heads To Senate Vote

March 13
By Associated Press

A measure intended to impede President Donald Trump's immigration policy has been amended in a futile attempt make it more acceptable to law enforcement.

California Democratic, Republican Voter Registrations Decline Sharply

California Democratic, Republican Voter Registrations Decline Sharply

March 13
Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Californians who have registered to vote since the November election are increasingly turning away from both the Democratic and Republican parties.

Budget Shortfall Threatens Zapf's Firehouse Proposal

Budget Shortfall Threatens Zapf's Firehouse Proposal

March 13
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego City Councilwoman Lorie Zapf last year said she was working on a plan to build five new fire stations without raising taxes. Now, seven months after Zapf announced her plan, the city is facing a budget deficit that could make her plan a lot more difficult.

San Diego Congressional Reps Hold Town Halls

San Diego Congressional Reps Hold Town Halls

March 11
By Gina Diamante, Kenny Goldberg, Alison St John

Republicans Darrell Issa and Duncan Hunter, and Democrat Susan Davis, all held town hall meetings on Saturday.

Democratic AGs Mount Fight Against Trump Travel Ban

Democratic AGs Mount Fight Against Trump Travel Ban

March 10
By Associated Press

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Thursday he was asking a federal judge to find that his order last month halting the old travel ban applies to the new one, too.

Tampon Tax Exemptions Back In Front Of State Legislature

Tampon Tax Exemptions Back In Front Of State Legislature

March 10
Sally Schilling / Capital Public Radio

After being vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown last year, a sales tax exemption for feminine hygiene products and diapers is back in front of the state legislature.

'Day Without A Woman' Draws Attention From California Lawmakers

'Day Without A Woman' Draws Attention From California Lawmakers

March 9
Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

A rally at the California state Capitol on International Women’s Day and the “Day Without A Woman” drew a couple hundred people — and more than a dozen Democratic elected officials.

Justice Kathryn Werdegar Announces Retirement From State Supreme Court

Justice Kathryn Werdegar Announces Retirement From State Supreme Court

March 9
Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio

California will have a vacant seat on its Supreme Court in September. Justice Kathryn Werdegar announced she will retire after more than two decades on the state’s top court.

San Diego City Council Approves $5M Settlement For Injured Bicyclist

San Diego City Council Approves $5M Settlement For Injured Bicyclist

March 8
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council signed off Tuesday on a $4.85 million legal settlement for a man who was badly injured in a bicycle crash on a city sidewalk.