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Sen. Alex Padilla

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Gov. Brown Signs Calif. Quake Warning System Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday ordered creation of a statewide earthquake early warning system that could give millions of Californians a few precious seconds of warning before a powerful temblor strikes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

State Senator Alex Padilla has called for 2013 and 2014 milestones for rolling out texting to 911. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LA Lawmaker Calls For More Regulation Of ‘Green’ Tax Breaks After Solyndra

State Sen. Alex Padilla wants to increase oversight in the wake of the Solyndra bankruptcy filing.

10/19/2011