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Ex-Nev. Assemblyman Enters Plea Deal In San Bernardino County Case

A former Nevada lawmaker who allegedly led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has entered into a plea deal in the felony case.

03/30/2014

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Calif. Assembly Passes Bill To Raise Minimum Wage

Minimum-wage workers in California would see their first raises in six years under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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Calif. Bills Intended To Strengthen School Safety

The state Senate has unanimously passed two bills designed to better safeguard teachers and students from attacks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

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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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State Assembly Approves Bill Fining Celebrity Swatters $2K Per Call

The state Assembly has unanimously approved a bill that would impose a fine of up to $2,000 and a year in jail for people who make false 911 calls targeting the homes of celebrities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

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Bill Would Crack Down On Celebrity ‘Swatting’ Pranksters

The state Assembly has unanimously approved a bill that would impose a fine of up to $2,000 and a year in jail for people who make false 911 calls targeting the homes of celebrities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2013

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Former Congressman, Lt. Governor Mervyn Dymally Dies At 86

Mervyn M. Dymally, former Lieutenant Governor of California, passed away Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 86.

10/07/2012

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Baby Bottles Take Center Stage In Local Assembly Race

In one state assembly race on LA’s Westside, the issues have taken a back seat this week as thousands of baby bottles have created some heat.

04/21/2012

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Legislators Move To Make Sexting An Infraction That Could Lead To Expulsion

So-called “sexting” would be added to the list of infractions that school officials can cite to expel students under a bill passed by the state Senate.

05/31/2011

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State Close To Dissolving Cityhood Of Vernon

The Los Angeles County city Vernon is one step closer to being dissolved after the state Assembly passed a bill to revoke incorporation from cities with fewer than 150 residents.

04/28/2011