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Friday, April 27 2018

"This is an issue that's not going away." So says Edward Stack, the chief executive of Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., whose retail chain is among the private-sector firms tightening their gun-control restrictions — and pressing for such curbs nationwide — in the absence of similar action by Congress.

Friday, April 27 2018

California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino on Thursday, April 26 invited Armenian education leaders to testify before the State Senate on the importance of Genocide Education and Genocide Curriculum.

Monday, April 23 2018

Both houses of the California State Legislature on Monday passed resolutions recognizing the Armenian Genocide and urging Washington, which continues to deny the systematic murder of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915, to follow suit. The legislature also held a State Capitol observance for the 103rd anniversary.

Monday, April 23 2018

Key California lawmakers who shape education policy are questioning Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to dramatically overhaul how community colleges are funded. The proposal calls for tying some money to student outcomes, moving away from a model that funds colleges largely based on how many students they enroll.

Thursday, April 19 2018

The effort to extend California's filming tax credit beyond its 2020 expiration date has passed a key government hurdle, moving the initiative closer to a vote by the state's legislative body.

On Wednesday, the Senate Governance and Finance Committee gave its stamp of approval to the bill, known as SB 832, which would extend the tax credit program by five years to 2025. The bill would keep the annual limit of new credits at its current level of $330 million.