In what she describes as an effort to provide transparency to the state regulation development process, State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, authored a bill to improve public access to legislative and regulatory deliberations. Continue Reading...
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The murky, often mysterious process of how state regulations are made could become a bit more transparent under a bill that has passed the Senate Governmental Organization Committee on a bipartisan unanimous vote. Continue Reading...
Even do-gooders are doing battle as the annual season of sparring over hundreds of proposed laws gets under way in the California Capitol.
An ongoing fight over donation boxes pits Goodwill Industries against several other nonprofits that collect and sell cast-offs to raise money for causes that include aid for poor schoolchildren and various environmental projects.
By Dana M. Nichols
Record Staff Writer
March 05, 2013 12:00 AM If all the heavy issues to be weighed in the Legislature in the coming year — health care, the environment, money woes — get you down, then just know this: At least one bill aims to make it easier to go fishing.
By Zachary K. Johnson
Record Staff Writer
March 02, 2013 12:00 AM STOCKTON - The number of people riding regional Amtrak rail service in the past 15 years has grown by more than 67 percent in San Joaquin County, outpacing similar metropolitan areas on short-distance Amtrak routes across the country, according to a recently released report.
California drivers are already banned from using their smart phones behind the wheel, even with a hands-free device. But new legislation introduced in the State Senate last week would expand those rules to include the use of new smart car technology while driving. Continue reading...
The water hyacinth problem that has devastated Delta businesses for the last two years culminated over the past few months with the worst infestation in many Delta residents memory. Continue reading . . .
Galt organizations feed homeless, seniors
Posted: Sunday, December 9, 2012 8:59 pm | Updated: 7:17 am, Mon Dec 10, 2012.