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Long Beach Boeing Plant To Roll Out Last C-17 Cargo Plane For U.S. Military

It’s the end of an era for a Boeing assembly plant in Long Beach.

09/09/2013

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No Hands-Free Texting For Teen Drivers Under Bill

Teenage drivers in California would be banned from texting while driving even if they use hands-free methods under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2013

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Bill Would Let Non-Physicians Perform Abortions

Nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants could perform a type of early abortion under a bill approved Monday by the state Senate, leaving the measure one step from the governor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2013

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Non-Citizens Could Be Jurors Under Calif. Bill

California would become the first state to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve as jurors under a bill that cleared the Assembly on Thursday and heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2013

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Bill Would Increase Penalties For ‘Swatting’ Calls

People who make fake 911 calls would be subject to paying the costs of mobilizing emergency responders under a bill that is close to passing the state Legislature.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2013

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SoCal Senator Pushes For Ammunition Buying License

A controversial gun measure proposed by a Southern California lawmaker that would require background checks for all ammunition purchases statewide is moving forward in Sacramento.

08/13/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Let Noncitizens Help Voters

Certain immigrants who are not U.S. citizens could serve as poll workers in California under legislation heading to Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2013

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Calif. Legislature Passes $96.3B Democratic Budget

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s Legislature has passed the state’s massive spending plan amid sharp divisions over whether the Democratic budget will further the state’s recovery or eventually return it to the multibillion-dollar deficits common during […]

06/14/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Allow Transgender Students To Have Equal Access To School Programs, Facilities

A California bill would allow transgender students to have equal access to public school programs and facilities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2013

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Bill Would Charge 911 Fees On Prepaid Cellphones

Californians who use prepaid cellphones would pay a little more to add minutes under a bill moving through the Legislature.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2013

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LA Officials Vote To Support Driver’s Licenses For Unauthorized Immigrants

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday in support of a bill that would allow unauthorized immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2013

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Bill Would Use Calif.’s Tax Policy To Pressure Boy Scouts Into Fully Accepting Gay Members

The state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would use California’s tax policy in an attempt to pressure the Boy Scouts of America into fully accepting gay members.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

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Bill Seeks To Ensure Privacy As Drone Use Rises

California would take its first steps to protect the public from the increased use of unmanned aircraft under a bill approved by the state Senate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2013

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Calif. Lawmakers Move To Punish Hoax 911 ‘Swatting’ Callers

Legislation approved by the state Senate on Thursday would force pranksters who make hoax 911 calls, like the ones used to target celebrities, pay for the cost of police responding to the fake emergencies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2013

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Torrance Senator Renews Call For Hospital Billing Reform

A Southern California lawmaker is set to make a new push in Sacramento for increased transparency in hospital billing.

02/14/2013

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