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Calif. Bill Would Ban Gay Teen ‘Conversion’ Therapy

State lawmakers have approved a bill that would establish a first-of-its-kind ban on a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2012

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Calif. Assembly Urges Congress To Ban Assault Weapons

The state Assembly has passed a resolution urging Congress to revive a federal ban on assault weapons in the wake of recent mass shootings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2012

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Calif. Lawmakers Start Closing $9.6B Deficit

Exercising their new majority-vote authority, Democratic lawmakers began approving an $86 billion spending package Tuesday but did so without the tax renewals they had sought all year.

06/28/2011

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Assembly Speaker John Perez’s Education Under Scrutiny

California Assembly Speaker John Perez’s educational record has come under scrutiny after it was noted that some biographies described him as a graduate of University of California, Berkeley, even though he never completed a degree.

05/20/2011

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Vernon Wants $200K From Assembly Speaker For Records Request

Leaders of the industrial city of Vernon want a $200 million deposit from the California Assembly speaker to provide records he wants in a move to disband the charter city.

05/05/2011

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Bill Allowing Communities To Opt Out Of Immigration Check Moves Forward

A bill to let California communities opt out of a federal government program that checks the immigration status of arrestees has been approved by the Assembly’s public safety committee.

04/26/2011

Bell Residents Protest High Salaries

Assembly Members, Staff Salaries Posted Online

The Assembly Rules Committee has posted the salaries of Assemblymembers, officers and employees of the California State Assembly online in the wake of the city of Bell’s salary scandal.

09/08/2010

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