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California voters approve term limit reform

11:10 p.m. -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — California voters tweaked term limits Tuesday to shave two years off the total time lawmakers can serve in the state Legislature, but w ...

Drive for part-time politicians at Capitol finding some Placer support

AUBURN CA - A Bakersfield assemblywoman’s drive to turn state legislators into part-timers is resonating in some Placer County political circles. Shannon Grove, R-Bakersfield, i ...

Use time-tested knowledge

Re: “Re-hiring retired needs to be phased out,” (Another View, Journal, Jan. 29): This article is short-sighted, as are our legislature and Gov. “Moonbeam” Brown. The last ...

Placer County’s state lawmakers face budget strife, bullet train questions

Lawmakers are back in Sacramento after a four-month break facing a $13 billion budget shortfall and questions on pension reform, high-speed rail and how to bridge the increasingly ...

Nosedive in revenues has Placer supervisors bracing for spending talks

Placer County staff and supervisors signaled Tuesday that they’re girding for more tough budget decisions spurred by an increasingly smaller revenue stream. With millions in fun ...