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First Take: Schwarzenegger stays home. Pay cuts for lawmakers?

March 10, 2010 |  7:28 am

A state commission will consider an additional 10% cut in pay for state lawmakers at a coming meeting.

The Republican faithful will gather in Santa Clara at the state party's semiannual convention this weekend, but Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will not be among them.

Federal investigators are looking at possible civil rights violations in L.A. schools.

Janice Hahn's campaign for lieutenant governor is promising "a major announcement that will be a significant boost for Hahn" sometime today. Of course "major announcements" tend to be in the eye of the beholder when it comes to campaigns.

An Assembly committee will hear testimony about a recent settlement for insurance customers who had their health coverage canceled by their insurers.

Carly Fiorina will announce the endorsement of the last Republican to be beaten by Sen. Barbara Boxer: former California Secretary of State Bill Jones. Meanwhile, Chuck DeVore will officially file his paperwork to seek the Republican U.S. Senate nomination.

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