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California’s Gavin Newsom Proposes Tax on Drinking Water in First Budget

California Governor Gavin Newsom proposed his first budget for the state on Friday, and it includes a tax on drinking water. The budget, titled “California for All,” declares drinking water a “fundamental right,” and adds: “The Budget includes short-term measures

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Judicial Watch Signs Settlement Agreement with L.A. County to Remove Inactive Voters

Judicial Watch won a significant victory for election integrity last week when it signed a settlement agreement with the State of California and Los Angeles County that could potentially remove as many as 1.5 million voters–all of whom are listed as inactive but still registered as of April 27,2018–from the rolls in Los Angeles County.

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California State, Federal Leaders Strike Bipartisan Water Deal

Outgoing California Governor Jerry Brown has reached a deal with U.S. House Republican leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to extend the 2016 Water Infrastructure for Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, which would provide more water to farmers and fund water storage in the state, to 2021.

Trump California Wildfires President Donald Trump talks with California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom during a visit to a neighborhood destroyed by the wildfires, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. At right is California Gov. Jerry Brown.

Donald Trump Joins Democrats in California in Response to Wildfires

“I’ve never seen anything like that,” Trump said about the fires. “And what we saw there wasn’t as bad as some of the areas where we’re not allowed to go, where we just can’t go for safety reasons. Some of the areas are worse than that.”

PARADISE, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Firefighters try to save a building as the Camp Fire moves through the area on November 8, 2018 in Paradise, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the rapidly spreading wildfire has ripped through the town of Paradise, charring 18,000 acres and destroying dozens …

California Wildfire Torches Famed Movie Site, Sends Celebrities Fleeing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has scorched a historic movie site recently used by the HBO series “Westworld” and forced numerous celebrities to join the thousands fleeing flames that have claimed homes and prompted the total evacuation of the celebrity enclave Malibu.

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State Board Votes for One-Month Delay in Bay-Delta Plan

The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) voted Wednesday to delay the adoption of the controversial new Bay-Delta plan after most of the stakeholders asked for more time to negotiate agreements on water use.

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***Live Updates*** 2018 Midterm Election Results

Welcome to the Breitbart News LiveWire of the 2018 midterm elections. Democrats need to pick up 23 seats to take back the House of Representatives but are less optimistic about taking back the Senate. All eyes will also be on key gubernatorial races in states (Georgia, Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin) that will have huge 2020 ramifications. Stay tuned throughout the evening for live updates.

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Republican John Cox Takes On Homelessness in California

Republican businessman John Cox is taking on the problem of homelessness in California — one of the most pressing problems facing the state, and one that Democratic leaders statewide have been unable to solve.