State Legislature

Reader Input: About diapers and landfills

What kind of lunacy is going on in the state Legislature? If AB 1516 passes, $100 million will be spent annually for disposable diapers. I am all for helping the less fortunate, ...

Panel likely to maintain pay for state's elected officials

  SACRAMENTO (AP) — The panel that sets salaries for the governor, lawmakers and state elected officials indicated Thursday that it was not inclined to raise pay eve ...

Another View: Get them out of the trailer and into a firehouse

For the last several years the Newcastle Fire Protection District (NFPD) has suffered financial difficulties that have been caused by many factors. Please allow me to explain how t ...

Auburn needs a city charter

In response to “Charter makes it way to election ballot,” Journal, Sept. 13, I find it interesting that the story decided to give voice to one person who opposes the charter bu ...

Another View: Legislature must make job creation a top priority in 2010

Every day, families in our communities are feeling the pain of California’s economic meltdown and lack of job opportunities. Unemployment in the Sacramento region has grown to 1 ...