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Fresno Parks Tax: Dueling Lawsuits But Ultimately One Winner

Dueling lawsuits in Fresno Superior Court ask the same question: Did Measure P pass with 52% of the vote? As instructed by the Fresno City Council last week, the city attorney filed suit asking a judge to settle the controversy. Did the measure that would r...
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California Wants Faster Way to Cut Wildfire Risk

SACRAMENTO — California wildland managers said Tuesday that they want to speed up logging and prescribed burns designed to slow wildfires that have devastated communities in recent years. After the deadliest...
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Physicians Criticize State Lawsuits Over Pelvic Mesh

SEATTLE — Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states, including Washington and California, over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence might scare patients away from the best treatment options — or mayb...
Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections speaking to election office workers

Federal Judge: Florida Is ‘Laughing-Stock of the World’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000. "We have been th...
Aerial overview of the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta

Congressman Wants To Ban California Water Tunnels Lawsuits

SACRAMENTO — A California congressman wants to ban environmental lawsuits challenging a plan to build two giant tunnels to divert water from the north to the thirsty south. Rep. Ken Calvert, a Riverside County Republican, inserted the ban in a 142-page draf...