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Rematch coming of high-profile 2014 race for state superintendent of public instruction

  The most expensive contest on the 2014 California ballot is set to return next year.  “Marshall Tuck, who unsuccessfully challenged incumbent schools chief Tom Torlakson in a contentious 2014 race that became a proxy fight over a lawsuit on teacher

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Brown’s State of the State address is both conciliatory and defiant

Jerry Brown teetered between conciliatory and defiant in his annual State of the State address on Tuesday.   The popular Democratic governor echoed other Democratic leaders in the state by taking shots at Republican President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans

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CA Democrats target health care costs, seek Obamacare coverage for undocumented immigrants

  On several fronts, California Democrats have used the tail end of this political season to push for advances on their health care agenda — with mixed results.  In Sacramento, they succeeded in passing legislation targeting health care cost sticker-shock

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Undocumented immigrants hit the road with CA driver’s licenses

After two months of granting driver’s licenses to once-undocumented immigrants, California officials reported big numbers. The Golden State program has supplied licenses to almost 150,000 immigrants. Supporters of the move have been quick to tout its perceived advantages — and to boost participation

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Gov. Brown signs drivers license bill for undocumented immigrants

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday which gives million of undocumented immigrants the right to drive in California. AB 60 by Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Salinas, will grant drivers licenses to everyone who can pass the tests required by the Department of Motor

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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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CA to become sanctuary state? 36

August 27, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Immigration issues within states are becoming more prevalent. The usual complaints are that the federal government isn’t doing enough to enforce U.S. policy. California is different. Earlier this year, it already embarked

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