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San Francisco Chronicle
Fare evasion to no longer be a crime for minors in Californiafrom being drawn into the criminal justice system simply because they can’t pay
Fare evasion to no longer be a crime for minors in California
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
from being drawn into the criminal justice system simply because they can’t pay to ride the bus or train,” said state Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, the bill’s author. He said youngsters charged with even minor crimes are far more likely than... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California bill would protect children's creditThursday would apply to minors under 16 years old or an incapacitated person wi
California bill would protect children's credit
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
Thursday would apply to minors under 16 years old or an incapacitated person with an appointed guardian. Democratic Sen. Bob Hertzberg of Van Nuys says it can be extremely difficult for children or their guardians to fix compromised... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
From shlock to shpilkes, Yiddish for legislatorsAs Sen. Bob Hertzberg presented a bill dealing with sale or lease of public pro
From shlock to shpilkes, Yiddish for legislators
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
As Sen. Bob Hertzberg presented a bill dealing with sale or lease of public property on the Senate floor Monday, he referred to the “shpilkes” experienced by local officials when the state abolished their redevelopment programs a few years ago. It’s... Read more
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Orange County Register
Draining taxpayers' walletsgames by trying to change the definitions of the things covered by Prop. 218. S
Draining taxpayers' wallets
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
games by trying to change the definitions of the things covered by Prop. 218. Senate Bill 1298, introduced by state Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, would redefine “sewer service,” which is exempted from the voter approval requirements for tax... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A roadmap to improve California’s electionsAppropriations Committee culling on Thursday. The bill, authored by Democratic
A roadmap to improve California’s elections
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Appropriations Committee culling on Thursday. The bill, authored by Democratic Sens. Ben Allen of Santa Monica and Bob Hertzberg of Los Angeles, would send all voters a mail ballot – about 60 percent now vote by mail – that they could mail... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Coastal bill restricts talk, and housing, toothink about their housing plans – feedback sure to be altered and degraded by s
Coastal bill restricts talk, and housing, too
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
think about their housing plans – feedback sure to be altered and degraded by secondhand communication or bias. Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Los Angeles, was right when he told the Los Angeles Times: “Currently, it’s nearly impossible to get a full... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bills would help end criminalization of youthsbefore being questioned by police. A bill to end the criminalization of youth
Bills would help end criminalization of youths
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
before being questioned by police. A bill to end the criminalization of youth for transit fare evasion (SB 882 by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, a Los Angeles Democrat) is already on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. The youths who rallied at the Capitol are part... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupdeserving of extra punishment? That's the good question being raised on severa
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
deserving of extra punishment? That's the good question being raised on several fronts, including a bill by state Sen. Bob Hertzberg and a lawsuit contending that thousands of people are having driver's licenses suspended unfairly by the Los... Read more
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Orange County Register
Addressing O.C. mental health crisisthrough the legislative process, it became apparent that there was an intense b
Addressing O.C. mental health crisis
Orange County Register / Posted 24 days ago
through the legislative process, it became apparent that there was an intense bipartisan will to focus on this issue. Sen. Bob Hertzberg, the Steinberg Institute, the Orange County Board of Supervisors, the city of Newport Beach, the California... Read more

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