CalMatters Commentary - As California Gov. Newsom faces a recall election, the Legislature is considering measures that would adversely affect future recalls.
CalMatters Commentary - California Gov. Gavin Newsom and six other governors want the $10,000 limit on deducting state and local taxes to be repealed.
CalMatters Commentary - A new poll finds that just 40% of California voters now favor recalling Gov. Gavin Newsom, but six months is an eternity in politics.
CalMatters Commentary - California’s elected sheriffs are feeling the heat in an era of heightened activism on criminal justice reform.
CalMatters Commentary - California’s system of compensating workers for job-related disabilities is due for another decennial battle and it may be happening.
CalMatters Commentary - California offers two examples of how the intergovernmental food chain works.
CalMatters Commentary - California Gov. Gavin Newsom faces a recall election and contributes to his problem by committing unforced errors.
CalMatters Commentary - Will California’s senior senator, Dianne Feinstein, fill out her current term in the face of pressure to retire?
CalMatters Commentary - California will be a case study in how windfall money is spent since it will receive $150 billion in federal “stimulus” payments.
CalMatters Commentary - California Gov. Gavin Newsom touts the state’s COVID-19 vaccination program, but the record is another story.
CalMatters Commentary - A year after COVID-19 hit California, its economic impacts remain heavy and could be a factor in the recall campaign against Gov. Gavin Newsom.
CalMatters Commentary - As California Gov. Gavin Newsom faces a recall election, is he managing the COVID-19 pandemic scientifically or politically?
CalMatters Commentary - In publishing its annual list of “job killer” bills, the California Chamber of Commerce ignites a new phase of a perpetual political conflict.
CalMatters Commentary - California’s auditor, Elaine Howle, has been on a roll, revealing politically embarrassing facts about state government agencies and programs.
CalMatters Commentary - With windfalls of revenue, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders seek an aid package for those affected by the pandemic, but it could have adverse consequences.
CalMatters Commentary - California’s district attorneys are squabbling over whether California should continue to soften criminal penalties.
CalMatters Commentary - The 2020 census will trigger redrawing of the state’s congressional and legislative districts but data delays will squeeze deadlines for the redistricting process.
CalMatters Commentary - Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to overhaul California’s immense medical care system for the poor, but caution should be the byword.
CalMatters Commentary - California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent events indicate he’s trying to polish up his image as a recall campaign picks up steam.
CalMatters Commentary - The meltdown in California’s Employment Development Department resulted from bad managerial decisions. So who should be accountable?
CalMatters Commentary - California’s once-surging economy has been clobbered by the COVID-19 pandemic and its recovery could be slow.