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  • Did Steve Poizner lose a vote? Tuesday, April 13, 2010 � by scott

    The Sacramento Bee reports that the governor is displeased with the cameo role Poizner’s people gave him in a new ad trashing Meg Whitman.

  • UPDATED: Elliott Broidy admits bribery, used to host presidents Thursday, December 3, 2009 � by eric

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo nabs Elliott Broidy, a California heavyweight in the world of Republican politics.

  • Politically connected private prison operators are landing more business Wednesday, November 25, 2009 � by jg

    The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is sending more inmates to out-of-state prisons run by a private company that recently made a $100,000 donation to a ballot campaign committee controlled by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

  • Cigar smokers, campaign money and a Ponzi scheme Monday, November 23, 2009 � by eric

    Gov. Schwarzenegger has no plans to return $256,484. He raised the money one of his initiatives from Scott Rothstein, the latest high-flier to crash amid allegations that he bilked his friends and investors in a Ponzi scheme.

  • Spoiled: California food safety legislation dies on the vine Monday, November 23, 2009 � by eric

    Food-borne illness sickens 76 million Americans, sends 300,000 people to hospitals and kills 5,000 individuals annually. Still, in the nation’s biggest farm state, most food safety bills are killed or gutted, victims of a powerful agricultural lobby and legislators who have relied on Washington to decide how best to protect food. Here’s a hard look at how the issue fared in Sacramento in 2009.

  • Schwarzenegger, no fan of lawyers, welcomes one to the fold Saturday, November 21, 2009 � by eric

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who often goes out of his to criticize attorneys, doesn’t welcome many new lawyers to the trade. But then Sara Granda is not like other new lawyers.

  • What Ed Roski Jr. has spent on his football stadium law, so far Tuesday, November 17, 2009 � by eric

    Billionaire Ed Roski Jr. is spending millions in his quest to bring a National Football League team to the City of Industry. One of the more modest costs appears to be the price of getting a new law through the California Legislature that will permit him to build the 75,000-seat stadium without having to go through a full environmental review.