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The back-to-school sales tax holiday weekend, around for more than a decade, is ending. This coming weekend, Aug. 2-4, is the final year in North Carolina for the tax holiday, which provides shoppers with discounts on everything from computers to
Attorney General Kamala Harris this week cleared the way for the San Jose police officers' union to sue the city over its contention that it did not fulfill its collective bargaining obligations before putting a pension reform measure on the ballot.
A controversial lawsuit reform measure is among nearly 200 bills taking effect Tuesday...The bill has exceptions for cases of gross negligence, reckless disregard, intentional actions or malicious conduct. Supporters, including the State Chamber of
Examiner Staff Writer In the battle over pension reform in San Francisco, two high-profile millionaires are throwing their names and their money at a controversial measure proposed by Public Defender Jeff Adachi that is opposed by labor unions.
Polls show support for Proposition 25 dipping, local experts weigh in Thadeus Greenson/The Times-Standard Posted: 10/03/2010 01:25:25 AM PDT California is a record 95 days into the fiscal year without a state budget, and voters seemed to be souring
August 30, 2010 A legal challenge to force the withdrawal of a controversial pension and healthcare reform measure from the November ballot has failed. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn today approved Proposition B for the November
Former Board of Supervisors President Matt Gonzalez with Ralph Nader, 12/28/06. File photo by Luke Thomas. , special to Fog City Journal Editor's Note: The following is a transcript of an interview conducted earlier today with former San Francisco
The vote moves the bill a step closer to the governor's desk. Wolk, who chairs the Senate's Revenue and Taxation Committee, told her Assembly counterparts that her SB 1272 will help bring needed accountability to the state's tax expenditure programs.
A cool and collected Matt Gonzalez (left) challenged Tim Paulson of the SF Labor Council to debate the merits of a pension reform measure sponsored by Public Defender Jeff Adachi (right)...June 27, 2010 Former Board of Supervisors President Matt
The justice secretary, Jack Straw , has said he hopes to save legislation to cut the size of the "no win no fee" deals used by libel lawyers before the impending general election. On Tuesday night the plans fell victim to a rebellion as four Labour