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Assemblywoman cleared of harassment may face new heat

The “Me Too” anti-sexual harassment campaign that quickly yielded several resignations by state lawmakers last fall appears to have hit a lull in Sacramento with Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell Gardens, now seemingly on track for re-election this November despite scandalous

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Legislature on track to unveil new sexual harassment rules in June 0

The California Legislature’s Joint Committee on Rules’ Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response is on track to keep its earlier promise to unveil new sexual harassment guidelines for both chambers by the end of June, according to an update

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Assembly speaker’s defense of accused harasser could haunt him

With six months to go until the gubernatorial election and the beginning of a new era in California politics, state lawmakers are prepping for one last round of pitched fights with Gov. Jerry Brown – who has for years defined Sacramento

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Will new sexual harassment rules turn corner on abuse scandal?

SACRAMENTO – Will a newly announced set of Senate rules for handling sexual harassment claims help change a Capitol culture that some blame for fostering the current sexual harassment scandal? Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, announced

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Sexual harassment fallout at Capitol could mean headaches for other state Democrats

The far-reaching reverberations from the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal continue to roil the state Capitol more than two weeks after 147 women released a letter denouncing a culture of pervasive male harassment and abuse in the Legislature. On Tuesday,

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CalPERS board accused of bullying, deceit, flouting laws

A member of the CalPERS board has gone rogue, using public records laws to get documents from the agency while facing warnings that it is unacceptable for him to criticize staff at board meetings. Ed Mendel has details at Calpensions.com:

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Predatory adult outrage at 6-year old kisser

A 6-year-old boy in Colorado was suspended from school for kissing a girl on the hand, and called a sexual harasser by school officials. Only predatory lawyers and statist school bureaucrats could label 6-year old Hunter Yelton a sexual harasser

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‘You don’t get free things’ Filner unlikely to quit

A source close to Filner tells me rumors that he will resign today are untrue. — Craig Gustafson (@gustafsoncraig) August 12, 2013 Late morning on Monday, a rumor swept San Diego political and journalistic circles that Mayor Bob Filner was

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Filner’s fate: The warring conventional wisdoms

There are two conventional wisdoms about Bob Filner, San Diego’s embattled pervert of a mayor, and they can’t both be right. The first is that he simply can’t stay in office. Now that all nine City Council members say he

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Socialists lecture San Diego unions on social justice

The disparity between San Diego unions’ tolerance for depraved Mayor Bob Filner and the left’s eagerness to detect a “war on women” in anything Republicans do — even Mitt Romney’s offhand reference to “binders full of women” — is stark

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