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Democrats, Governor Debate California Budget Total

A key disagreement has emerged over the size of the 2014-15 spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Lawmakers face a June 15 deadline set by the state constitution to pass a balanced budget.

06/09/2014

WASHINGTON - MARCH 11:  Neel Kashkari, acting interim assistant secretary for financial stabilization at the Treasury Department, testifies before the House Domestic Policy Subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill March 11, 2009 in Washington, DC. Kashkari answered questions about the TARP, or Troubled Asset Relief Program, and heard complaints from both Republicans and Democrats that few people know where exactly the money is being spent.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kashkari To Court Middle-Class Voters In Longshot Gubernatorial Campaign

Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.

06/04/2014

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Gov. Jerry Brown Easily Advances In Calif. Primary

Gov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced in Tuesday’s California primary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings skates against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on November 17, 2013 in New York City. The Kings shutout the Rangers 1-0. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jerry Brown, N.Y. Governor Make Stanley Cup Wager

New York now has even more riding on the outcome of the Stanley Cup matchup between the Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings: a box of organic rice cakes.

06/03/2014

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Low Voter Turnout Expected At Tuesday’s Primary

Although more than 230,000 vote-by-mail ballots have been returned to the Registrar’s office, Registrar-Recorder Dean Logan told KCAL9’s Dave Lopez voters shouldn’t expect a stampede at the polling places.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2014

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California Governor Applauds Global Warming Fight

The Democratic governor touted the state’s aggressive energy-saving programs, saying they already generate billions of dollars in savings and more than a million jobs as a result of clean-energy efforts.

06/02/2014

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California’s Top 2 Primary Yields Surprising Races

Republican Party leaders do not seriously expect to defeat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall, yet the GOP governor’s contest is the most high-profile race on Tuesday’s statewide primary ballot.

06/02/2014

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California GOP Governor’s Primary Race A Dead Heat

The poll, released Sunday, shows Republican businessman Neel Kashkari is running neck and neck with state Assemblyman Tim Donnelly in the race to challenge Brown in the November general election.

06/01/2014

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GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Have Different Backgrounds, Same Prospective Goal

As the Midterm Primary Election approaches, two top GOP candidates, Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari, both say they are the right person to unseat current California Governor Jerry Brown.

05/28/2014

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Condoleezza Rice Endorses Kashkari For Governor

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing investment banker Neel Kashkari’s bid for California governor amid growing concern within the party about his GOP rival.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2014

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Gov. Brown Unveils Record $107B Spending Plan

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a record-high level of spending Tuesday in his latest revision to the state budget.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Donnelly Under Fire After Tying Rival To Fundamentalist Islamic Law

California Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly has come under fire after he accused rival Neel Kashkari of supporting fundamentalist Islamic law.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2014

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DWP Controversy As LA Fountains Continue Running During Drought

DWP Director of Water Operations Martin Adams says the agency has taken a leading role for consolidation in the state.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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Gov. Brown Issues Order To Increase State’s Drought Actions

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday issued an executive order to increase California’s drought actions.

CBS Los Angeles–04/25/2014

Neel Kashkari, acting interim assistant secretary for financial stabilization at the Treasury Department, testifies before the House Domestic Policy Subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill March 11, 2009 in Washington, DC. Kashkari answered questions about the TARP, or Troubled Asset Relief Program, and heard complaints from both Republicans and Democrats that few people know where exactly the money is being spent. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Calif. Gubernatorial GOP Candidate Kashkari Releases Education Policy Overview

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Tuesday proposed scrapping California’s complex education code, sending state money directly to individual schools rather than their districts, and offering state-funded scholarships to certain college students in exchange for a share of their future earnings.

04/22/2014

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