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THE BUZZ — BAILING OUT EARLY: Like those of us honoring our New Year’s resolutions, California’s 2022 ballot is looking slimmer by the day. More and more ballot initiative campaigns are pulling the plug as they confront the …

CalMatters: Newly introduced

The clash that can emerge between two key Democratic constituencies — organized labor and environmental groups — was on clear display Tuesday. That’s when a legislative committee investigating October’s oil spill near Huntington Beach held a hearing about decommissioning …

The Sacramento Bee: A clean air ballot initiative

As the state Democratic Party convention looms near, insurance commissioner candidate Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-Marin County, has notched a high-profile endorsement: That of Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood. “I’m proud to endorse my colleague Marc …