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Sen. Carol Liu Announces Report on Alternative Fuel and Active Transportation Options in 25th District

April 22, 2015
For Immediate Release Contact: Robert Oakes
January 14th, 2015 916-651-4025
  robert.oakes@sen.ca.gov
SENATOR CAROL LIU ANNOUNCES REPORT ON ALTERNATIVE FUEL AND ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS IN 25TH DISTRICT

Los Angeles County – Senator Carol Liu (D- La Cañada Flintridge) is

SENATOR CAROL LIU TO HONOR WOMEN OF THE YEAR – 2015

March 16, 2015

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NEW BILL REQUIRES ALL BICYCLE RIDERS TO WEAR HELMETS

February 11, 2015

For Immediate Release                                                                                     Contact: Robert Oakes

Senator Liu Introduces Bill to Help Working Californians

December 04, 2014

For Immediate Release                                                                                          Contact: Robert Oakes

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State Senate votes to end California high school exit test

June 12, 2015

The last test for California high school seniors is one step closer to elimination.

Maybe.

The state Senate voted yesterday to suspend the California High School Exit Exam for three years, starting in 2016-17 through 2018-19, and lift the requirement for all high school students to pass the test as a condition for graduation.

SB499 requires school districts to evaluate teachers using multiple measures plus classroom reviews

June 12, 2015

California lawmakers narrowly approved anti-racial-profiling legislation ordering unprecedented data collection on police stops, as they grapple with how to reduce tensions between law enforcement and minority communities.

State bill could help high school students graduate without testing

June 12, 2015

A state Senate bill proposing to suspend testing for California high school students could give a Reseda teen the break she needs to graduate.

After seven years in Los Angeles Unified’s City of Angels and Virtual Learning Academy, Rachel Estrada should have walked across a stage and received her diploma last week.

But like many of her peers enrolled in LAUSD’s learn-at-home course for 2,025 students, Estrada has struggled to show she knows 10th-grade English and math.

Lawmakers advance California earned income tax credit bills

June 12, 2015

California lawmakers are taking the first steps to implement an earned income tax credit for the working poor, part of Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal.

Senate Select Committee Hears Strategies to End Child Poverty in California

May 11, 2015

by Rebecca Vesely, California Healthline Contributing Reporter
Friday, May 8, 2015

Ending poverty must be a “sustained and broad-based effort,” according to testimony this week at a state Senate hearing examining child poverty in California.

The goal of the Senate Select Committee on Women and Inequality is to develop a “tangible, measurable plan to reduce if not end poverty for California’s children,” said state Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), select committee chair.

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Education Update Presentation, LA Chamber

June 17, 2015

<Presented at May 2015 LA Chamber Meeting>  This is a particularly busy time for the Legislature.  We are digesting the Governor’s May Revise Budget and pushing our bills out of the Appropriations Committee, we hope, and through the first house to meet our June deadlines.

Community Schools Presentation, CV Alliance Board Meeting

January 29, 2015

<Presented at December 2014 CV Alliance Meeting>   I am excited to focus on one of my top priorities — Community Schools.  Community schools are a strategy for aligning the resources of an entire community to support student success.  Community schools strategies are part of a growing national movement that is having a real impact on improving conditions for student learning, strengthening families, and building healthier communities.

State of the State, December 2014

January 28, 2015

I would like to update you on activities in Sacramento and the 25th Senate District.  As you know, we concluded the 2013/2014 legislative session at the end of August.  The Legislature rounded off the year by passing a new water bond, bills to manage the state’s groundwater, a measure banning single-use plastic bags, and a $330 million film tax credit to support in-state filming.

California continues to work its way out of the great recession.

End of Year Update, December 2014

January 28, 2015

The elections are behind us; many good members returned to office and some promising new ones took seats in the Assembly and the Senate.  The new members were sworn in December 1st.  The Legislature reconvened to begin regular business on January 5th.

WICHE: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Legislative Advisory Committee Speech, September 2014

October 03, 2014

WICHE: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Legislative Advisory Committee