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Assemblyman denounces ‘bullying’ by committee chair

Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach, has accused Assemblyman Roger Hernández, D-West Covina, the chairman of the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee, of engaging in “outrageous bullying tactics” when Hernández denied Harper the opportunity to speak last week on a minimum

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Four bills could wrap charter schools in red tape

Since their introduction in California 23 years ago, charter schools have grown like kudzu. According to the California Charter Schools Association, the state now boasts 1,184 charter schools, teaching an estimated 547,800 students. Charters are public schools that generally work

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Economics curriculum bill changes one word in education code

April 2, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — A one-word change in the state education code is going through the cumbersome legislative process at the state Capitol. Is the bill necessary? The one-word answer is “no.” The bill, as adopted

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Lawmakers ignore state’s lead role in immigrant intimidation 11

March 7, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — At a Capitol hearing Wednesday, Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-West Covina, charged that California employers frequently threaten immigrant workers with deportation and abuse. The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee hearing took place after a press

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