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K-12 Education Bills Pending Before Governor

At just after 2:30 AM on Saturday, August 30, the California State Senate and Assembly closed down their regular work for the 2013-14 legislative session, sending a flurry of bills to Governor Brown for his consideration. Legislators have left Sacramento for their districts, most of them campaigning for reelection in
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Facilities Bond will not be moving forward

Assembly Member Joan Buchanan has just released a statement declaring AB 2235 dead.    The Governor has officially drawn his line in the sand, and it’s time to say “Uncle” on this effort.    We will continue to pursue a 2016 State Facilities Bond. Message from Joan: “We've come to the end
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More Details on AB 2235

Although AB 2235 is not in print yet, we were able to obtain the amendments submitted to Legislative Counsel.  In addition to the summary we sent last night, I have listed some additional details of the bill below. The bill will be heard on the floor of the Senate, then on
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Governor Brown Formally Opposes School Bond Yesterday

In a legislative hearing yesterday, the Department of Finance announced the Governor’s official opposition to putting a school bond on the November ballot.  The bill, AB 2235, carried by Assembly Member Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo), was sent to the Senate Appropriations Suspense File during yesterday’s Senate Appropriations Committee hearing. This announcement has
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