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Cracking down on ADA lawsuit abuse

March 19, 2013 By Joseph Perkins I was a White House staff member when George H.W. Bush was in the Oval Office. I remember well when he signed the Americans With Disabilities Act into law, insisting that it would not

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Compton Unified’s sharp attendance jump: Too good to be true?

Jan. 22 By Chris Reed The SIA Cabinet Report education news site has a report up about a stunning jump in attendance at Compton Unified schools: “The K-12 district of some 25,000 pupils reported an increase during the 2011-12 school

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Swimming pool regs could kill summer fun

May 16, 2012 By Katy Grimes With cities all over the state closing community swimming pools because of budget cuts, a California lawmaker is pushing a bill requiring owners of public swimming pools to employ a “pool operator.” California politicians

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Disabilities Act lawsuit abuse divides activists

May 10, 2012 By Katy Grimes Lawsuit abuse is a growing problem in California, but none is more prevalent than disability access lawsuits and the financial damage they cause to California businesses. Several state lawmakers are trying to address the

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