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STUDY: REPUBLICAN PLAN WOULD CHOP MEDICAID BY $1.7 TRILLION

By PHIL GALEWITZ, KAISER HEALTH NEWS October 25, 2012 The House Republican plan to repeal President Barack Obama’s health law and turn Medicaid into a block grant program would save the federal government $1.7 trillion from 2013 to 2022, a 38-percent…

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GOV. BROWN SIGNS ADA REFORM BILL

Business Groups are Thrilled; Disability Advocates are Unhappy In a rare bipartisan action, the Legislature and Governor Brown worked together to craft new legislation in an attempt to move the state forward in bringing more businesses into compliance with the…

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DOMESTIC WORKERS BILL OF RIGHTS VETOED

In what may be a victim of election season politics, a landmark bill dubbed “The Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights,” Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed Assemblymember Tom Ammiano’s AB 889 at the last minute on Sunday 9/30/12, stalling efforts to provide…

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PISTORIUS LATEST DISABLED ATHLETE TO EXCEL

MANY HAVE GONE BEFORE; OTHERS SURE TO FOLLOW As the two-week Summer Olympics of 2012 comes to a conclusion, a ton of controversy was generated by the appearance of a single competitor from the Republic of South Africa by the…

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BEWARE OF THE WOLVES

WOLVES SIGHTED IN CALIFORNIA Tis the season for celebration of various holidays throughout the world.  On Sunday, many of us will stop to celebrate Christmas.  We hope that this season finds you healthy and reasonably happy.  We offer for your…

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Community Garden Plot Thriving as Winter Nears

Husband and wife agricultural team, Tong Vang and Mai Lor, have done amazing work on ILSNC’s plot at the Bidwell Community Garden in Chico.  Following a successful Spring/Summer crop, they re-planted a Fall/Winter garden specializing in a variety of green…

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