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The executive branch of the state of California is overseen by the Office of the Governor and includes elected officials and administrators. The judicial branch includes the California Supreme Court and all the lower courts in the state, and it interprets and applies laws at state and local levels. The California Legislature has two branches—the State Assembly and the Senate—that vote on state laws and draft legislation.

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State appoints Caballero to represent San Benito through 2024

This article was written by BenitoLink intern Michael Koteles State Senator Anna Caballero will remain San Benito County’s representative in the Senate through 2024. According to her news release on Feb. 9, the Senate Rules Committee appointed her to continue …

Image caption: DWR’s report on groundwater sustainability plans was illustrated with this photograph of a wheat field irrigated by groundwater in the southern San Joaquin Valley.
DWR Flushes Six Groundwater Plans

The San Joaquin Valley plans, serving low-income Latino communities, were deemed inadequate for preventing dry wells and sinking land.

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Cornel West Backs Proposed Ban on Caste-Based Discrimination


Civil rights philosopher and California native Dr. Cornel West is supporting a proposal authored by Sen. Aisha Wahab (D-Fremont) to make discrimination on the basis of caste illegal in California.

State May Downsize Program for First-Time Homebuyers


Gov. Newsom wants to spend $300 million the first year. But falling home prices and rising mortgage rates are complicating the launch.

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