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The Kitsap Sun
One Step Forward, One Step Back in Medication Reform for Foster ChildrenChildren in California's foster care system are prescribed psychotropic medicat
One Step Forward, One Step Back in Medication Reform for Foster Children
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Children in California's foster care system are prescribed psychotropic medication at a much higher rate than other children in California and more than three times the national average, according to an investigative report by the Bay Area News... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Marcos Breton: The fine print of right-dieThe stubborn push to legalize assisted suicide in California persists. It has b
Marcos Breton: The fine print of right-die
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
The stubborn push to legalize assisted suicide in California persists. It has been blocked in committees at the Capitol, but supporters have a liberal state on their side and a special legislative session at their disposal. Here is where they make... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Tobacco Bills Headed for Senate FloorA half dozen tobacco bills -- including legislation to regulate e-cigarettes an
Tobacco Bills Headed for Senate Floor
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
A half dozen tobacco bills -- including legislation to regulate e-cigarettes and raise the legal smoking age to 21 -- passed the state Senate appropriations committee and are headed for a floor vote. It has been a long, strange and winding road for... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Death with dignity bill would have saved Jennifer Glass from drowningIt took more than five days for Jennifer Glass to drown in her own lung fluid.
Death with dignity bill would have saved Jennifer Glass from drowning
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
It took more than five days for Jennifer Glass to drown in her own lung fluid. She was in terrible pain from pervasive cancer even before her lungs began to fill, her husband, Harlan Seymour, told the San Mateo Daily Journal, so she never got to say... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Right to Die California storyCorrection: AP News | 08/19/15 12:42 pm SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- In a stor
Right to Die California story
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 11 days ago
Correction: AP News | 08/19/15 12:42 pm SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- In a story Aug. 18 about the reintroduction of right-to-die legislation in California, The Associated Press erroneously reported a comment by Debbie... Read more
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Salon.com
Correction: Right to Die-California storySACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about the reintroduction of right-
Correction: Right to Die-California story
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about the reintroduction of right-to-die legislation in California, The Associated Press erroneously reported a comment by Debbie Ziegler, whose daughter moved from California to Oregon to legally take her... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Right to Die-California storySACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - In a story Aug. 18 about the reintroduction of right-
Right to Die-California story
New Jersey Herald / Posted 11 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - In a story Aug. 18 about the reintroduction of right-to-die legislation in California, The Associated Press erroneously reported a comment by Debbie Ziegler, whose daughter moved from California to Oregon to legally take her... Read more
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Ventura County Star
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers announced a second attempt at pa
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die bill
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers announced a second attempt at passing right-to-die legislation this year after an earlier measure stalled amid religious opposition and hesitant Democrats. The new bill allowing doctors to prescribe... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are m
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
The Record Searchlight / Posted 11 days ago
SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die billgallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6452493|article-gallery-6452493|0 gall
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die bill
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers on Tuesday announced a second at
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die bill
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers on Tuesday announced a second attempt at passing right-to-die legislation this year after an earlier measure stalled amid religious opposition and hesitant Democrats. The new bill allowing doctors to... Read more
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FOX 11 News Los Angeles
California Lawmakers Renew Efforts to Pass Right-To-Die BillSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to
California Lawmakers Renew Efforts to Pass Right-To-Die Bill
FOX 11 News Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to legally kill themselves after an earlier defeat. Democratic legislators have introduced a right-to-die bill in a special session on... Read more
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KTVL Medford
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die billFENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmaker
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die bill
KTVL Medford / Posted 12 days ago
FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Tuesday announced a second attempt at passing right-to-die legislation this year after an earlier measure stalled amid religious opposition and hesitant... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers on Tuesday announced a second at
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die bill
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers on Tuesday announced a second attempt at passing right-to-die legislation this year after an earlier measure stalled amid religious opposition and hesitant Democrats. The new bill allowing doctors to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die billCalifornia lawmakers on Tuesday announced a second attempt at passing right-to-
California governor balks at push to eye right-to-die bill
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
California lawmakers on Tuesday announced a second attempt at passing right-to-die legislation this year after an earlier measure stalled amid religious opposition and hesitant Democrats. The new bill allowing doctors to prescribe terminally ill... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
California governor critiques new path for right-to-die billgallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6450242|article-gallery-6450242|0 gall
California governor critiques new path for right-to-die bill
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-die bill
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) � California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
California Lawmakers Renew Efforts to Pass Right-To-Die BillSACRAMENTO (AP)– California lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to allow t
California Lawmakers Renew Efforts to Pass Right-To-Die Bill
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO (AP)– California lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to legally kill themselves after an earlier defeat. Democratic legislators have introduced a right-to-die bill in a special session on health care... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-die bill
Bakersfield Now / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Lawmakers Renew Push To Pass Right-To-Die BillCalifornia lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow
California Lawmakers Renew Push To Pass Right-To-Die Bill
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall efforts earlier this year. The... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
California legislators revive right-to-die billSACRAMENTO -- Legislators have revived efforts to pass a right-to-die bill, whi
California legislators revive right-to-die bill
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Legislators have revived efforts to pass a right-to-die bill, which stalled last month in an Assembly committee and seemed destined for failure. A proposal that would allow doctors to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Calif. lawmakers renew efforts to pass right-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. - California lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to allo
Calif. lawmakers renew efforts to pass right-die bill
KGTV San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to legally kill themselves after an earlier defeat. Democratic legislators have introduced a right-to-die bill in a special session on health... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO >> California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO >> California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall efforts earlier... Read more
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Orange County Register
Right-die bill to get a renewed push by legislatorsSACRAMENTO – California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new
Right-die bill to get a renewed push by legislators
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO – California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall efforts earlier... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Right-to-Die BillCalifornia lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow
Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Right-to-Die Bill
NBC San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall efforts earlier this year. The... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billCalifornia lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
KSBW Salinas / Posted 12 days ago
California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall efforts earlier this year. The... Read more
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The Daily Review
California legislators revive right-to-die billSACRAMENTO -- Legislators have revived efforts to pass a right-to-die bill, whi
California legislators revive right-to-die bill
The Daily Review / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Legislators have revived efforts to pass a right-to-die bill, which stalled last month in an Assembly committee and seemed destined for failure. A proposal that would allow doctors to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill... Read more
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The Signal
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO (AP) — California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
The Signal / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO (AP) — California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall efforts... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO >> California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO >> California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall efforts earlier... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billCalifornia lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall efforts earlier this year. The... Read more
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Salon.com
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are making a new push to allow t
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after previous efforts stalled amid religious opposition. Democratic legislators introduced the bill, which allows... Read more
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The Columbian
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers are making a new push to allow termin
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after previous efforts stalled amid religious opposition. Democratic legislators introduced the bill, which allows doctors to... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
New Jersey Herald / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
CA lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billCalifornia lawmakers are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to
CA lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 12 days ago
California lawmakers are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after previous efforts stalled amid religious opposition. Democratic legislators introduced the bill, which allows doctors to prescribe... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are making a new push to allow t
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after previous efforts stalled amid religious opposition. Democratic legislators introduced the bill, which allows... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
California lawmakers renew efforts to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to
California lawmakers renew efforts to pass right-to-die bill
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to legally kill themselves after an earlier defeat. Democratic legislators have introduced a right-to-die bill in a special session on... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are making a new push to allow t
California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after previous efforts stalled amid religious opposition. Democratic legislators introduced the bill, which allows... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
California lawmakers renew efforts to pass "right-to-die" billCalifornia lawmakers are renewing their efforts to allow terminally ill patient
California lawmakers renew efforts to pass "right-to-die" bill
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 12 days ago
California lawmakers are renewing their efforts to allow terminally ill patients to legally kill themselves after an earlier defeat. Democratic legislators are expected to announce a new plan Tuesday to make California a right-to-die... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California lawmakers renew efforts to pass right-to-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are renewing their efforts to al
California lawmakers renew efforts to pass right-to-die bill
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are renewing their efforts to allow terminally ill patients to legally kill themselves after an earlier defeat. Democratic legislators are expected to announce a new plan Tuesday to make California a... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
California lawmakers renew efforts to pass right-die billSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are renewing their efforts to al
California lawmakers renew efforts to pass right-die bill
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are renewing their efforts to allow terminally ill patients to legally kill themselves after an earlier defeat. Democratic legislators are expected to announce a new plan Tuesday to make California a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California assisted death effort to be relaunchedAn effort to allow terminally ill Californians to take their own lives will get
California assisted death effort to be relaunched
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
An effort to allow terminally ill Californians to take their own lives will get a fresh push after appearing to be finished for the year, supporters announced on Monday. Senate Bill 128, which would have allowed doctors to prescribe fatal drugs to... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Hearing Targets Foster Kids' MedicationState lawmakers convened an oversight hearing on Tuesday in the Capitol to addr
Hearing Targets Foster Kids' Medication
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
State lawmakers convened an oversight hearing on Tuesday in the Capitol to address the possible over-prescription of psychotropic medications, such as antipsychotics and antidepressants, to foster children in California. Foster children in... Read more
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The Daily Review
Senators address solutions to foster care system's reliance on psych medsSACRAMENTO -- In a sharp rebuke, the chairman of a powerful Senate committee on
Senators address solutions to foster care system's reliance on psych meds
The Daily Review / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- In a sharp rebuke, the chairman of a powerful Senate committee on Tuesday admonished state officials for failing many of California's 63,000 foster children, who critics say are too often prescribed powerful psychiatric drugs with... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Senators address solutions to foster care system's reliance on psych medsSACRAMENTO -- In a sharp rebuke, the chairman of a powerful Senate committee on
Senators address solutions to foster care system's reliance on psych meds
Inside Bay Area / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- In a sharp rebuke, the chairman of a powerful Senate committee on Tuesday admonished state officials for failing many of California's 63,000 foster children, who critics say are too often prescribed powerful psychiatric drugs with... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Senators address solutions to foster care system's reliance on psych medsSACRAMENTO -- In a sharp rebuke, the chairman of a powerful Senate committee on
Senators address solutions to foster care system's reliance on psych meds
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- In a sharp rebuke, the chairman of a powerful Senate committee on Tuesday admonished state officials for failing many of California's 63,000 foster children, who critics say are too often prescribed powerful psychiatric drugs with... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to protect California sea ottersSACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will renew the C
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to protect California sea otters
Inside Bay Area / Posted 22 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will renew the California Sea Otter Fund for the next five years. The fund, which was set to expire in December, helps the research, recovery and protection of the threatened California... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to protect California sea ottersSACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will renew the C
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to protect California sea otters
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 22 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will renew the California Sea Otter Fund for the next five years. The fund, which was set to expire in December, helps the research, recovery and protection of the threatened California... Read more

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