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Rendon takes over as Assembly speaker

LOS ANGELES —Assemblyman Anthony Rendon was sworn in as Assembly speaker in Sacramento March 7 and outlined three of his legislative priorities — poverty, legislative oversight and voter engagement. Rendon, D-South Gate, following his swearing-in by outgoing Speaker Toni Atkins, also shared his and his wife’s life stories, describing how they were affected by the Read More…

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Proposition 47 fails to produce projected savings

LOS ANGELES — California saved less money than anticipated from the implementation last year of Proposition 47, meaning less state funding for local groups to offer rehabilitative services to inmates kept out of prison under the measure, as well as other programs, state officials said last week. The Los Angeles City Council last week joined Read More…