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Governor Signs Swanson’s Disaster Preparedness Bill

Governor Signs Swanson’s Disaster Preparedness Bill

(Sacramento, CA)–Governor Jerry Brown today signed a bill to help homeowners in California prepare for the next disastrous earthquake. Assemblymember Sandré R. Swanson (D-Alameda) commended the Governor for signing AB 184 and explained its tremendous value to public safety.   “I thank the Governor for signing this very important bill today. Seismic safety is a serious ongoing concern in California. There is a 63 percent chance of a 6.7 or greater magnitude earthquake erupting in the Bay … Read entire article »

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Richmond council divided over proposed Congressional redistricting

Richmond council divided over proposed Congressional redistricting

By: Robert Rogers, Richmond Confidential By August, Richmond may have a new representative in Congress – and the city’s leaders are divided over whether that’s a step in the right direction. Democrat George Miller has been Richmond’s Congressman for more than three decades, but that run could effectively be over this fall. A state commission created to redraw state and federal district boundaries has proposed moving Richmond out Miller’s 7th District and into Democrat … Read entire article »

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