California Update for Friday, May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018

California Assemblywoman and Legislative Women's Caucus chair Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) speaks at an International Women's Day and "Day Without A Woman" rally outside the California state Capitol on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
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• A California Assembly investigation into complaints of sexual harassment by Democrat Cristina Garcia has found the most severe allegations to be unsubstantiated.

Eliminating the "moving penalty" would also mean millions less in revenue for local governments.
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• A new voter initiative that would allow Baby Boomers in California to save thousands of dollars in property tax if they move to pricier homes is now eligible for the November ballot.

  

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Chris Nichols.