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Western Center News

Statement on Next Steps to Universal Coverage

by Anthony Wright From: Health Access California, California Immigrant Policy Center, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, and Western Center on Law and Poverty “As health care consumer advocacy organizations, we are committed to universal health coverage, supporting single-payer proposals, Health4All expansions,...
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Senate Approves Legislation to Prevent School Lunch Shaming

The Child Hunger Prevention and Fair Treatment Act establishes a process to tackle school lunch debts without publicly embarrassing kids SACRAMENTO – The Senate today passed legislation by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, to stop schools from publicly shaming or...
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California Senate Approves Bail Reform Legislation

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2017 Daisy Vieyra, dvieyra@acluca.org, 916-442-1036 x613 Will Matthews, will@safeandjust.org, 909-261-1398 California Senate Approves Bail Reform Legislation Bill would ensure California doesn’t jail people simply because they can’t afford bail; another identical bill is awaiting...
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