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Democratic Rep. Waxman Announces Retirement After 20 Terms

Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman, a congressional force on clean air and expansion of Medicaid during his 20 terms, has decided to retire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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Trial Date Reset For Former Lawmaker Accused Of Leading Police On Chase

Trial is delayed in California for a former Las Vegas-area lawmaker accused of leading police on a California freeway chase, resisting arrest and attacking a police dog the day he was expelled from the Nevada Assembly.

09/27/2013

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Republican Lawmaker Pulls Son From Class Over New Transgender Law

A Republican state lawmaker says a new California law allowing transgender students to choose which restroom and locker room they use is part of the reason at least one of his sons will not return to his school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2013

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Lawmaker Calls For Tougher Regulations For Short-Term Day Care Centers

A state lawmaker wants to establish basic standards for the short-term day care centers that are growing in popularity at fitness centers, shopping malls, grocery stores and other businesses.

04/23/2013

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San Gabriel Valley Lawmaker Accused Of Striking Woman With Belt

A state lawmaker from the San Gabriel Valley is at the center of controversy after he reportedly struck a woman with a belt during an argument.

10/30/2012

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State Panel Slashes Funds For Legislators’ Vehicles

A state panel has slashed the amount of money California taxpayers will spend to keep legislators on the road.

04/14/2011

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Former Lawmakers Win Special Senate Elections

Two former Los Angeles-area lawmakers claimed seats in the state Senate in special elections Tuesday that were the first campaigns under California’s open primary law.

02/16/2011