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Larry Spicer named 41st Assembly District’s “Veteran of the Year”

Sacramento, CA–For the 41st Assembly District’s 2017 “Veteran of the Year,” Assemblymember Chris Holden has chosen to honor Monrovia Councilmember Larry J. Spicer, a veteran who served in the U.S. Army from 1973 to 1994. “I am pleased to recognize Councilmember Larry Spicer as the 41st Assembly District’s Veteran of the Year,” said Assemblymember Holden (AD – 41). “After serving in our country’s armed force ...

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Congresswoman Waters’ Statement on Delay of Senate Vote on Heartless Health Bill

WASHINGTON—Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today in response to the announcement by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that there will not be a vote this week on the Senate Republicans’ bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act: “I was pleased to learn that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had to delay the ...

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New Earth of Culver City honored by Sen. Mitchell as ‘Nonprofit of the Year’

SACRAMENTO — New Earth, Culver City-based group selected by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell that helps youths, was honored as a Nonprofit of the Year at a celebration of California Nonprofits Day at the State Capitol. Mitchell selected New Earth as an exceptional nonprofit organization based in Mitchell's 30th Senate District for how it provides mentor-based arts, educational and vocational programs that empower juv ...

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Jackson Bill to Ensure Healthy After School Programs for Kids Advances

SACRAMENTO – A bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to extend a program that encourages healthy eating and exercise in California’s after school programs passed out of the Assembly Education Committee on a bipartisan vote and now heads to Senate Appropriations Committee. The vote was 6-0. SB 55 would extend the existing Distinguished After School Health (DASH) Recognition Program by f ...

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