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State Senate Rejects Effort To Ban Plastic Bags

State senators rejected a bill Thursday that would have phased out the use of single-use plastic checkout bags in grocery, drug and convenience stores.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) listen during a news conference on a comprehensive immigration reform framework January 28, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senators Unveil Bipartisan Immigration Reform Plan

A group of bipartisan senators formally unveiled their framework for comprehensive immigration reform today, saying they are more optimistic than they have been in years for the chance of passing such legislation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2013

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Army Corps Of Engineers Under Fire For Plowing Wildlife Habitat

Environmental groups, along with two state senators, want to know why the public wasn’t formally notified before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plowed about 43 acres of wildlife habitat at the Sepulveda Basin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2013

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Nail Polish Manufacturers Could Be Fined Double For Misbranding

California could double fines on manufacturers who use dangerous chemicals in nail polishes labeled as “nontoxic.”

CBS Los Angeles–08/09/2012

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9 Percent: Calif. Voter Approval At Record Low For Boxer, Feinstein

Two of California’s most high-profile lawmakers are quickly losing favor among their constituents.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/16/2011