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October 15, 2009 | Shane Goldmacher
The California Medical Assn. said it is suing the state, arguing that furloughing workers at the state medical board, which licenses and investigates physicians, is putting doctors and the public in harm's way. The group also accuses state leaders of illegally transferring $6 million from the doctors' fee-funded Medical Board of California to aid the state budget. -- Shane Goldmacher
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 15, 2009 | Shane Goldmacher
The California Medical Assn. said it is suing the state, arguing that furloughing workers at the state medical board, which licenses and investigates physicians, is putting doctors and the public in harm's way. The group also accuses state leaders of illegally transferring $6 million from the doctors' fee-funded Medical Board of California to aid the state budget. -- Shane Goldmacher
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 2009 | Shane Goldmacher
While Californians are still feeling the sting of income and sales tax hikes signed into law earlier this year, now comes news that state tax authorities plan to take a little more from their pockets. For only the second time in 30 years, the tax board is lowering the point where each tax bracket begins, bumping many people into a higher category. At the same time, officials are cutting back some deductions. Everyone will pay more, even people whose bracket or income doesn't change.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 2010 | By Shane Goldmacher, Los Angeles Times
After enduring more than a year of unpaid monthly furlough days, state workers could see their pay cut to minimum wage until Sacramento strikes a budget accord this summer, according to a memo from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's administration sent Wednesday. Schwarzenegger is pushing for the pay cut as yet another overdue state spending plan looms. But the man charged with writing workers' paychecks, Controller John Chiang, said he would defy the order. The new fiscal year begins July 1, but with lawmakers and Schwarzenegger all but resigned to missing that deadline, the annual wrangling has begun over which of California's bills will be paid with no budget in place.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 2010 | By Maura Dolan and Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times
U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker on Thursday kept same-sex marriages on hold in California for at least another week, but suggested that top state officials' support for gay marriage ultimately may doom any effort to revive Proposition 8. Walker's comments were the first public airing of a possibility that has been increasingly under discussion by legal experts — that the fight over the constitutionality of Proposition 8 might not be...
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 2010
State lawmakers are scheduled to vote Thursday on a budget proposal that would close California's $19.1-billion deficit partly by: Assuming funds from Washington ? $5.3 billion Cutting public school funds ? $3.1 billion Reducing state workers' pay and benefits ? $1.5 billion Assuming tax collections based on nonpartisan budget analyst's projections ? $1.4 billion Suspending business tax break ? $1.2 billion Cutting prisons budget ? $1.1 billion Selling state buildings ?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 2010 | By Shane Goldmacher and Anthony York, Los Angeles Times
Gov.-elect Jerry Brown filled two key positions Tuesday, saying in his first major announcement since winning election that he will keep Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's budget director and hire a veteran of his own previous tenure to head the state's huge Health and Human Services agency. FOR THE RECORD: Brown appointments: An article in the Dec. 8 LATExtra section about Gov.-elect Jerry Brown's naming of two appointees misstated the age of his choice to head the state Health and Human Services agency.
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