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California Lawmakers May Trim Repeat Offenders’ Sentences

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers are on the verge of approving legislation to trim prison sentences for repeat nonviolent felonies. Current law adds an additional year to offenders' sentences for each previous prison or jail term. "This enhancement is d...
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Compromise Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors

WASHINGTON — Two veteran senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal an...

State Lawmakers Block Expansion of Data Privacy Law

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers blocked an effort to expand the state's sweeping new data privacy law Thursday, handing a victory to the tech industry as it faces mounting scrutiny over how it collects, store...