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2 hrs ago | News10.net

5 notable bills passed during California's legislative session5...

State lawmakers have wrapped up their two-year session by sending Gov. Jerry Brown bills dealing with groundwater regulations, political ethics and guns, all driven by high-profile issues captivating Californians.

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Related Topix: California, US Governors, Sacramento, CA

5 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

California lawmakers pass first U.S. plastic bag ban

Bill would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015 and at convenience stores in 2016.

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9 hrs ago | KBOI-AM Boise

California Passes Plastic Bag Ban

California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic grocery bags.

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13 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Hundreds protest in Wales before NATO summit

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors

16 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

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The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since.

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20 hrs ago | SFGate

California appeals teacher tenure ruling

Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Los Angeles County, CA, Education Etc., Diamond Bar, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Daily Republic

Groundwater regulations headed to Gov. Jerry Brown

California is on the verge of regulating its groundwater supply for the first time, as the worst drought in a generation pushed state leaders to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" policy.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Sacramento, CA, Agoura Hills, CA

WAND-TV Decatur

Officials: 2 dead in suicide attack in Afghanistan

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than... Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to ... (more)

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Isla Vista-inspired gun restraining orders sent to Jerry Brown

Bob Weiss is comforted by Richard Martinez during a press conference at the Capitol about AB 1014 on August 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Governors, Isla Vista, CA, Martinez, CA, August, CA

The Washington Post

Calif. teacher tenure case spices up superintendent race

The Vergara case in California, in which a judge struck down that state's tenure laws and other job protections for teachers, is about to become a central issue in the November race for state schools chief.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Education Etc., Education

The Fresno Bee

Gov. Jerry Brown visits Legislature to bid P rez, Steinberg farewell

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Gov. Jerry Brown and then-Assembly Speaker John A. Perez during a press conference at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

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The London Free Press

California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

The California Senate at the State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., appears in a September 12, 2013 file photo.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

VIDEO: Tom Steyer plans to spend money on legislative races

Environmental activist and billionaire Tom Steyer speaks at the American Renewable Energy Day Summit in Aspen, Colo., on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Reuters

California governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates

Death certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at birth under a bill sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, the latest effort by the state to further the rights of transgender residents.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune

California Legislature passes a yes means yesa sexual consent bill

State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when “yes means yes” while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.

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Athens Banner-Herald

California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.

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The Daily Democrat

Stanford law professor Cuellar confirmed to California Supreme Court

Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar on Thursday breezed through to confirmation to the California Supreme Court, adding a Latino and another academic to a court undergoing a dramatic transformation.

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Christian Science Monitor

Gov. Jerry Brown calls for mention of 'significance' of Obama's election in California textbooks

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a press conference with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne at the Soumaya museum in Mexico City.

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Related Topix: US Governors, World News, Mexico, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, African-American

KRON 4

Legislature Says No to "Gay Panic" Defense

Defendants could not escape murder charges by claiming they panicked when they discovered someone was gay or transgender under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Governors

San Bernardino County Sun

Gov. Jerry Brown announces support for $330-million film tax credit bill

Dramatically boosting California's film tax credit program, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday a plan to triple the pot of money for entertainment companies that shoot in the Golden State.

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