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Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra will resign after more sexual harassment reports surface

Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, D-Pacoima, announced Monday that he would not seek re-election and immediately resign from his leadership position of Assembly Whip. “I have sought counsel from community members and constituents. After much discussion and reflection, the most prudent decision

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‘Job killer’ employee schedule bill passes Assembly committee

A bill that punishes businesses for changing employees’ work schedules recently passed the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee, despite the California Chamber of Commerce warning that it’s a “job killer.” Assembly Bill 357 affects California food and retail businesses with

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CA Assembly pays women less; fewer in top staff positions

The state Capitol remains a good old boys’ club. Women who work for the California State Assembly face a glass ceiling, substantial pay inequities and limits to their career advancement. Female employees are paid less than their male counterparts, are

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Republican leader wins despite election losses

Nov. 11, 2012 Katy Grimes: Despite losing two important Republican Assembly seats in the election and handing state Democrats a supermajority, California’s Assembly Minority Leader  Connie Conway, a Republican, was surprisingly and handily reelected to her leadership position Thursday. “It

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