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Morning Splash: Laid-Off SJ Firefighters Return; Hancock Moves to Thwart Amazon Referendum; Assembly Committee Kills Death Penalty Rollback

August 26, 2011 | 7:44 am

Morning Splash: Laid-Off SJ Firefighters Return; Hancock Moves to Thwart Amazon Referendum; Assembly Committee Kills Death Penalty Rollback

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22 laid-off San Jose firefighters back on the job (San Jose Mercury News) Nearly half of the 49 San Jose firefighters laid off last year amid a record budget shortfall will be back on the job starting Friday thanks to a federal bailout. The $15 million, two-year fire staffing grant through the Federal Emergency Management […]

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July 7, 2011 | 10:49 am

Public Safety Committee Hearing on Abolishing Death Penalty

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The California Assembly Public Safety Committee is holding a hearing on SB 490, East Bay State Senator Loni Hancock’s bill to abolish the death penalty in California. WATCH LIVE HERE (Update 12:55 p.m. The hearing is over. The California Channel provides an archive here.) You can read the bill here. Many of the arguments currently […]

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