Recall Déjà Vu’

In 2003, proponents of the recall of Governor Gray Davis stated, as part of their justification for the recall:   “Over 296,000 good paying jobs have left California…and more are … Read More »

Take Two Aspirin

In the closing hours of the legislative session, the eyes of Sacramento, much of California, and possibility parts of the world were on Senate Bill 350, the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015.

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A New Look At The Old Order

One of Governor Schwarzenegger’s first initiatives after ousting Gray Davis from office was to launch the California Performance Review as a way to identify waste and inefficiency in California’s ever growing bureaucracy. Key among its findings were calls for the elimination of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) and the Commission on Health and Safety … Read More »

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Capitol Notes

News and notes from the building. SB 1213, authored by Gilbert Cedillo (D-Los Angeles), is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee this week. The meat of the bill would require the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) to provide parties to workers’ comp claims sign-on portal access to the electronic adjudication … Read More »

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XCVII Know Thy Enemy

Recent events swirling around State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) could certainly make your head spin. Over the past several years, the Governor’s Office has made a substantial political investment in … Read More »