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As UC Strike Ends, Lawmakers Urge Napolitano to Acknowledge Workers’ Concerns

(OAKLAND, CA) – As AFSCME represented UC service workers conclude a three day strike, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and State Senator Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) joined the chorus of state leaders urging UC President Janet Napolitano to return to the bargaining table to negotiate in good faith to address workers concerns....

May 9, 2018

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Senate Leader de León Introduces Bill to “Freeze Out ICE”

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) has introduced SB 54, the California Values Act, to prevent the use of state and local public resources to aid federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in deportation actions....

December 8, 2016

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State Senate leader wants to end UC scholarship program foe founded

State Senate leader Kevin de León proposed legislation Tuesday to help the University of California avoid tuition hikes by phasing out a middle-class scholarship program championed by a bitter political rival....

December 2, 2014

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Democrats blast UC hikes in Legislature’s return

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Democratic legislative leaders took aim at tuition hikes approved by the University of California as they returned to the state Capitol to kick off a new session on Monday....

December 1, 2014

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As new Legislature begins, Speaker Atkins takes aim at UC tuition

Amid the feel-good proceedings of the Legislature's swearing-in ceremony, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins sent a clear signal Monday of a brewing policy showdown: the proposed University of California tuition hikes....

December 1, 2014

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