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NBC Bay Area
Taxpayers Pay Out Millions to Settle Lawsuits Involving CHP Officerslawsuits cost state taxpayers. “That indicates we’re wasting the taxpayers’ mo
Taxpayers Pay Out Millions to Settle Lawsuits Involving CHP Officers
NBC Bay Area / Posted 14 hours ago
lawsuits cost state taxpayers. “That indicates we’re wasting the taxpayers’ money,” Hancock said. As Chairwoman of the Public Safety Committee, Senator Hancock has been raising the issue of law enforcement accountability for years in... Read more
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Crosscut
Murray's Jungle closure plan meets council resistancehalls of the Council, briefing several councilmembers on the proposal. Still, B
Murray's Jungle closure plan meets council resistance
Crosscut / Posted 21 hours ago
halls of the Council, briefing several councilmembers on the proposal. Still, Bagshaw, who chairs the Human Services and Public Safety committee, told Crosscut last week she was not consulted. “If anybody had asked me what more we could have... Read more
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Officer.com
Audit Eyes Kansas City Police Take Home Carscompeting demands and look for savings opportunities," City Auditor Doug Jones
Audit Eyes Kansas City Police Take Home Cars
Officer.com / Posted 2 days ago
competing demands and look for savings opportunities," City Auditor Doug Jones told the City Council's Neighborhods and Public Safety Committee, while offering numerous recommendations to improve the take-home vehicle program. Police agreed... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Audit says Kansas City police could save money with vehiclescompeting demands and look for savings opportunities," city auditor Doug Jones
Audit says Kansas City police could save money with vehicles
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
competing demands and look for savings opportunities," city auditor Doug Jones told the City Council's Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee Wednesday. The report also found that as of September 2015, the department had 341 take-home... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Annapolis police body camera pilot program to start 'as soon as possible'be available until the city begins accepting bids for a full program. Alderwom
Annapolis police body camera pilot program to start 'as soon as possible'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
be available until the city begins accepting bids for a full program. Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson, D-Ward 4, said the public safety committee also has recommended the body cameras to the city after the town hall recommendations were released.... Read more
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Scotsman
Break-ins stop at burglary hot spot after police pilotthat SmartWater in use in the area was said to be “crucial” to its success. Po
Break-ins stop at burglary hot spot after police pilot
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
that SmartWater in use in the area was said to be “crucial” to its success. Police revealed to Stirling Council’s public safety committee that the number of instances of house break-ins in the pilot area had dropped from 23 to zero as a... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Austin City Council postpones vote on purchasing police body camerasthat's state law. We have to follow state law regardless of what our personal o
Austin City Council postpones vote on purchasing police body cameras
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
that's state law. We have to follow state law regardless of what our personal opinions are," said Acevedo. The council's public safety committee is set to talk about the policy Monday, May 23 so council voted to take up the contracts next... Read more
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NJ.com
Christie putting acting AG up for judgeship after 2 months on the jobthat, he worked as a public defender in Essex County. Sen. Linda Greenstein (D
Christie putting acting AG up for judgeship after 2 months on the job
NJ.com / Posted 5 days ago
that, he worked as a public defender in Essex County. Sen. Linda Greenstein (D-Middlesex), the chair of the Senate Law and Public Safety committee, said she signed off on Lougy's nomination on Wednesday as a matter of senatorial courtesy. She said... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Father, son arrested after 13-old girl claims she was held captive for a yearCouncil to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
Father, son arrested after 13-old girl claims she was held captive for a year
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Waitress who received $1,000 tip receives second surpriseCouncil to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
Waitress who received $1,000 tip receives second surprise
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Resurfaced announces dates, new locationCouncil to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
Resurfaced announces dates, new location
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
AR mom warns would-be burglars with Facebook photoCouncil to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
AR mom warns would-be burglars with Facebook photo
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
High school students attack teen at park, record video of incidentCouncil to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
High school students attack teen at park, record video of incident
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
3 people injured in fiery crash in MuldraughCouncil to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
3 people injured in fiery crash in Muldraugh
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Fiery 3-vehicle crash in Muldraugh sends at least 1 person to hospitalCouncil to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
Fiery 3-vehicle crash in Muldraugh sends at least 1 person to hospital
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Thursday, May 19Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
Thursday, May 19
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Park Hills police investigate report of shootingCouncil to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
Park Hills police investigate report of shooting
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
10 Years Later: 'Miracle' gunshot survivor and officer share memoriesCouncil to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public S
10 Years Later: 'Miracle' gunshot survivor and officer share memories
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. The Jefferson County... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Metro Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resourcesLOUISVILLE (WAVE) – The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the
Metro Council to JCPS: Beef up mental health resources
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
LOUISVILLE (WAVE) – The Jefferson County Public School system explained to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how they address mental health needs within the school system on Wednesday. Right now, JCPS has 257 school counselors, 39.5... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Metro Council, JCPS to increase resources for students experiencing traumaConcerns over safety led Metro Council's Public Safety Committee to meet with J
Metro Council, JCPS to increase resources for students experiencing trauma
WLKY Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Concerns over safety led Metro Council's Public Safety Committee to meet with Jefferson County Public Schools representatives Wednesday afternoon. The talk focused primarily on the emotional and behavioral issues the district's students face. Metro... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Code of conduct talk pushed back at Metro Public Safety Committee meetingKy. (WDRB) -- A meeting held Wednesday was supposed to address the JCPS code of
Code of conduct talk pushed back at Metro Public Safety Committee meeting
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Ky. (WDRB) -- A meeting held Wednesday was supposed to address the JCPS code of conduct. However, JCPS and the Metro Public Safety Committee saw the clock run out on a conversation many are waiting to have. The meeting lasted more than 90... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Bill to lower marijuana possession penalties in Harrisburg hits road blockthat would lower the penalties for marijuana possession will still be debated b
Bill to lower marijuana possession penalties in Harrisburg hits road block
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 5 days ago
that would lower the penalties for marijuana possession will still be debated by city leaders over the next month as the public safety committee could not come to a consensus on how it should advance. As originally proposed by Mayor Eric... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
911 Wait Times Scrutinized As San Diego Police Give 5-Year Plan Updateas the Police Department presented an update to its five-year plan. Police Chi
911 Wait Times Scrutinized As San Diego Police Give 5-Year Plan Update
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
as the Police Department presented an update to its five-year plan. Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman told the City Council's public safety committee that the department's primary goal over the next two years is to fill all of its vacancies. She also... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
JCPS revises code of conduct to address mental health issuesannounced it’s revising its code of conduct. That prompted concern and they we
JCPS revises code of conduct to address mental health issues
WLKY Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
announced it’s revising its code of conduct. That prompted concern and they were asked to speak to the Metro Council Public Safety Committee. “The goal is the children who are experiencing these types of events, they're getting the support... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Gun-control advocates turn to California’s voter-initiative lawnew court processes to ensure that firearms are surrendered by people who are c
Gun-control advocates turn to California’s voter-initiative law
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
new court processes to ensure that firearms are surrendered by people who are convicted of crimes. Asked during a joint Public Safety Committee hearing to compare the initiative with pending bills, Anita Lee, a senior staffer with the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Could changes be coming for CLERB?Memphis City Councilman Worth Morgan. Morgan serves as a liaison for CLERB. O
Could changes be coming for CLERB?
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 6 days ago
Memphis City Councilman Worth Morgan. Morgan serves as a liaison for CLERB. On Tuesday, he proposed an ordinance to a Public Safety Committee to change the current ordinance for the review board. He wants the language to leave no room for... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Thomasville amends grass height ordinanceordinance regarding acceptable grass heights for properties within the city lim
Thomasville amends grass height ordinance
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
ordinance regarding acceptable grass heights for properties within the city limits. After a recommendation by the city's public safety committee, council members amended chapter 46, article II, C(1) of the ordinance to limit grass heights to 12... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Thomasville amends grass height ordinanceordinance regarding acceptable grass heights for properties within the city lim
Thomasville amends grass height ordinance
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
ordinance regarding acceptable grass heights for properties within the city limits. After a recommendation by the city’s public safety committee, council members amended chapter 46, article II, C(1) of the ordinance to limit grass heights to 12... Read more
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Denver Post
Union: Aurora firefighters have highest number of calls in the nationresponse." While stopping short of calling it a "crisis," Aurora City Councilm
Union: Aurora firefighters have highest number of calls in the nation
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
response." While stopping short of calling it a "crisis," Aurora City Councilman Bob Roth, vice chairman of the city's public safety committee, said the staffing issues in the fire and police departments need to be addressed. Now is a good time... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Legislators To Consider Sparkler SalesOn Tuesday, the County Legislature's Public Safety Committee will consider a lo
Legislators To Consider Sparkler Sales
The Post-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
On Tuesday, the County Legislature's Public Safety Committee will consider a local law to allow the sale and use of sparkling devices in the county. The ground-based and hand-held devices produce a shower of colored sparks as their primary... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana's juvenile justice improved, but still dysfunctional after over decade of reformsset up transition committees to evaluate various aspects of state government in
Louisiana's juvenile justice improved, but still dysfunctional after over decade of reforms
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
set up transition committees to evaluate various aspects of state government in the run-up to his inauguration. But the public safety committee, which might have studied the Office of Juvenile Justice, was not tasked with discussing Livers or... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Downtown Pittsfield releases 5-year plan to increase attractiveness of city centergot to be some sustained effort by the city of Pittsfield so that those issues
Downtown Pittsfield releases 5-year plan to increase attractiveness of city center
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
got to be some sustained effort by the city of Pittsfield so that those issues get solved." Kate Maguire, who chairs the public safety committee, said Downtown Pittsfield is willing to work with and support city officials as they deal with... Read more
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The Advocate
Amid budget woes, Louisiana’s juvenile justice system struggles to find effective ways to deal with young offendersset up transition committees to evaluate various aspects of state government in
Amid budget woes, Louisiana’s juvenile justice system struggles to find effective ways to deal with young offenders
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
set up transition committees to evaluate various aspects of state government in the run-up to his inauguration. But the public safety committee, which might have studied the Office of Juvenile Justice, was not tasked with discussing Livers or... Read more
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The Advocate
Amid budget woes, Louisiana’s juvenile justice system struggles to find effective ways to deal with young offendersup several transition committees to evaluate various aspects of state governmen
Amid budget woes, Louisiana’s juvenile justice system struggles to find effective ways to deal with young offenders
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
up several transition committees to evaluate various aspects of state government in the run-up to his inauguration. But the public safety committee, which might have studied OJJ, was not tasked with discussing Livers or juvenile justice at all, said... Read more
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The Advocate
Amid budget woes, Louisiana’s juvenile justice system struggles to find effective ways to deal with young offendersup several transition committees to evaluate various aspects of state governmen
Amid budget woes, Louisiana’s juvenile justice system struggles to find effective ways to deal with young offenders
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
up several transition committees to evaluate various aspects of state government in the run-up to his inauguration. But the public safety committee, which might have studied OJJ, was not tasked with discussing Livers or juvenile justice at all, said... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Woodland Park committee to host second annual softball tournament for fallen police officersbe doing just that on Saturday, May 21, as they play in a softball tournament,
Woodland Park committee to host second annual softball tournament for fallen police officers
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
be doing just that on Saturday, May 21, as they play in a softball tournament, which is being hosted by the Woodland Park Public Safety Committee for a second straight year. This year, the annual tournament, which is called Families Behind the... Read more
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East Bay Express
Oakland Police Accountability Ballot Measure Faces Possible Death By Delay Tacticsto overturn discipline. Kalb and Gallo hoped that their item would be schedule
Oakland Police Accountability Ballot Measure Faces Possible Death By Delay Tactics
East Bay Express / Posted 10 days ago
to overturn discipline. Kalb and Gallo hoped that their item would be scheduled for the May 24 meeting of the Oakland public safety committee. Both said the May 24 hearing is crucial because the city administration will need to meet and confer... Read more
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The Mercury News
California ballot: Is a new law that allows activists to yank measures working?court processes to ensure firearms are surrendered by prohibited persons upon c
California ballot: Is a new law that allows activists to yank measures working?
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
court processes to ensure firearms are surrendered by prohibited persons upon conviction. Asked last week during a joint Public Safety Committee hearing to compare the initiative with pending bills, Anita Lee, a senior staffer with the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Board of Alders Notice -- New HavenThe Public Safety Committee of the New Haven Board of Alders will hold a worksh
Board of Alders Notice -- New Haven
New Haven Independent / Posted 11 days ago
The Public Safety Committee of the New Haven Board of Alders will hold a workshop on Tuesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. in the Alder Chamber of City Hall, 165 Church St., to discuss the city’s Public Safety Communications department. Per order: Hon. Gerald... Read more
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Daily Herald
Kane County public defender: We can't always provide rigorous defenseher office is charged with assisting. "We just don't have a budget to do that,
Kane County public defender: We can't always provide rigorous defense
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
her office is charged with assisting. "We just don't have a budget to do that," she told the county board's judicial and public safety committee. "We try to pick and choose which ones we prioritize. We run a lot of risk ignoring evidence we... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County ready for jail expansionmight be needed, but we want to be sure it will work," Clinard said. Joel Jone
Benton County ready for jail expansion
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
might be needed, but we want to be sure it will work," Clinard said. Joel Jones, justice of the peace and chairman of the Public Safety Committee, said expansion for felony prisoners isn't a priority. "They haven't come to us and told us they're... Read more
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News 10 WILX
No New Lansing Pot Dispensaries - City Council Passes Moratoriummedical marijuana dispensaries from setting up shop in the city. "Long overdue
No New Lansing Pot Dispensaries - City Council Passes Moratorium
News 10 WILX / Posted 11 days ago
medical marijuana dispensaries from setting up shop in the city. "Long overdue," Council Member Carol Wood, chair of the Public Safety Committee, said of her first reaction to the council passing a moratorium. She says she first tried to get that... Read more
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The Mercury News
California ballot: Is a new law that allows activists to yank measures working?court processes to ensure firearms are surrendered by prohibited persons upon c
California ballot: Is a new law that allows activists to yank measures working?
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
court processes to ensure firearms are surrendered by prohibited persons upon conviction. Asked last week during a joint Public Safety Committee hearing to compare the initiative with pending bills, Anita Lee, a senior staffer with the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“888 bodies in three years:” Funding approved to find solution to heroin epidemic in Milwaukeehas seen a 496% increase in heroin-related deaths between 2005 and 2014. Milwau
“888 bodies in three years:” Funding approved to find solution to heroin epidemic in Milwaukee
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 11 days ago
has seen a 496% increase in heroin-related deaths between 2005 and 2014. Milwaukee Alderman Michael Murphy went before the Public Safety Committee meeting on Thursday, May 12th to present a resolution to accept matching funds from the Medical... Read more
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FOX News
Is Cleveland ready? Police union boss warns city not prepared for GOP conventionwe're not,” he said. “We don't even have gas masks at this point." But City Co
Is Cleveland ready? Police union boss warns city not prepared for GOP convention
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
we're not,” he said. “We don't even have gas masks at this point." But City Councilman Matt Zone, chairman of the city’s public safety committee, pushed back – saying Loomis is just complaining because the job of police union boss is to demand... Read more
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The Mercury News
States grapple with how to keep stoners off the road amid growing pot acceptanceto pass similar bills died in committee. The current attempt to set a legal lim
States grapple with how to keep stoners off the road amid growing pot acceptance
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
to pass similar bills died in committee. The current attempt to set a legal limit was recently approved by the Assembly public safety committee after Rosen and internationally known cannabis researcher Marilyn Huestis, who recently retired from... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
State Lawmaker Authors ‘Peeping Tom’ Bill in Response to El Dorado Hills Casedistrict attorney the flexibility to slap him with a felony which he well deser
State Lawmaker Authors ‘Peeping Tom’ Bill in Response to El Dorado Hills Case
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 12 days ago
district attorney the flexibility to slap him with a felony which he well deserves," said Gaines. Gaines says investigators are not finished with Lee's case. AB 1772 has passed the public safety committee. It's still going through the legisla... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
WEST: Modest policy changes since blastTexas lawmakers began demanding answers. State Rep. Joe Pickett (D-El Paso) gav
WEST: Modest policy changes since blast
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 12 days ago
Texas lawmakers began demanding answers. State Rep. Joe Pickett (D-El Paso) gaveled his Texas House Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee into session in May 2013, within weeks of the April 17 explosion. "The intent of this hearing is to... Read more
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The Mercury News
States grapple with how to keep stoners off the road amid growing pot acceptanceto pass similar bills died in committee. The current attempt to set a legal lim
States grapple with how to keep stoners off the road amid growing pot acceptance
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
to pass similar bills died in committee. The current attempt to set a legal limit was recently approved by the Assembly public safety committee after Rosen and internationally known cannabis researcher Marilyn Huestis, who recently retired from... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OK prison work center idea not popular, but change is neededthe meeting. Sen. Don Barrington, R-Lawton, said he “had no idea” about the pro
OK prison work center idea not popular, but change is needed
The Oklahoman / Posted 13 days ago
the meeting. Sen. Don Barrington, R-Lawton, said he “had no idea” about the proposal despite being chairman of the Senate's public safety committee. Allbaugh's response? “We have to have some relief. I cannot look to the Legislature to solve our... Read more
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