In the News

May 08, 2013

An ongoing political fight between Goodwill Industries and for-profit companies that accept used clothing in collection boxes has been put on hold in the California Capitol.

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May 07, 2013

They have the best intentions, keeping their pets healthy and saving money. Sounds like a good thing to do, right? Not when it involves buying pet medications from unregulated outlets that may deliver incorrect, outdated, or dangerous medications. Continue Reading...

April 29, 2013

By Cathleen Galgiani; Printed in the Stockton Record

April 28, 2013 12:00 AM

California is esteemed for many things, but few are as iconic as our "Happy Cows." Few are as treasured as the "grown and produced in California" labels that proudly represent the family farms that helped shape our state's cultural and economic foundations.

April 19, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The California agency overseeing the state's effort to build the nation's first high-speed rail line received a boost Thursday when a judge approved a settlement in a major lawsuit that sought to block the project.  Continue Reading...

April 12, 2013

Senator Galgiani would like to congratulate the CA High Speed Rail Authority on completing the bid process for the Central Valley backbone of the High Speed Rail project and can't wait for contruction to begin this summer!


April 12, 2013

State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani on Thursday led a group of Stockton officials on a tour to check on the status of water hyacinth in the Delta. Continue Reading...

April 12, 2013

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...

April 10, 2013

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...

April 10, 2013

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.

March 19, 2013

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.