Posts Tagged: Dickinson


Impacts felt of term limits, top-two primary

The state Capitol, Sacramento. (Photo: David Monniaux)

Election 2014: Revised term limits and the top-two primary system — which pits candidates against each other regardless of party affiliation — appear to have lessened the likelihood of such contentious battles, according to one analysis. That’s because it all comes down to timing.


Transit workers’ pensions resolved — for now

The Metrolink station in Buena Park

Gov. Brown’s signing of legislation to exempt some 20,000 California transit workers from public pension changes could mean at least $1.6 billion — and perhaps more than $4 billion — in federal funds for California.

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