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April 27, 1985 | From Associated Press
State Sen. Leroy Greene (D-Carmichael), the chairman of the Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, suffered minor injuries early Friday after he apparently fell asleep at the wheel and his car rolled over twice on Interstate 80. A passenger in the car, Prem Hunji, 30, a Sacramento attorney and lobbyist, also suffered minor injuries and was hospitalized briefly after the 1:05 a.m. accident.
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October 1, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
Leroy F. Greene, 84, who served 36 years in the California Legislature before his retirement in 1998, died Sunday of peritonitis at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento. Greene, who was born in Newark, N.J., earned an engineering degree at Purdue University and went to work for the state of Indiana building bridges. After a stint with the Tennessee Valley Authority, he went overseas in the Army Corps of Engineers.
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November 22, 1997 | From a Times Staff Writer
Democratic state Sen. Leroy Greene of Sacramento, 79, a fighter in the Legislature for education, announced Friday that he will retire next year, regardless of how the courts rule on term limits. "I've had enough. Thirty-six years is plenty of time to spend in the Legislature," the blunt-speaking expert on educational finance and school construction told reporters.
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November 22, 1997 | From a Times Staff Writer
Democratic state Sen. Leroy Greene of Sacramento, 79, a fighter in the Legislature for education, announced Friday that he will retire next year, regardless of how the courts rule on term limits. "I've had enough. Thirty-six years is plenty of time to spend in the Legislature," the blunt-speaking expert on educational finance and school construction told reporters.
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September 10, 1988 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB and DAN MORAIN, Times Staff Writers
Federal authorities, widening their probe of alleged Capitol corruption, have subpoenaed the records of Senate Majority Leader Barry Keene and named his top aide as the latest target of their investigation, it was learned Friday. The FBI also plans to interview Sen.
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October 1, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
Leroy F. Greene, 84, who served 36 years in the California Legislature before his retirement in 1998, died Sunday of peritonitis at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento. Greene, who was born in Newark, N.J., earned an engineering degree at Purdue University and went to work for the state of Indiana building bridges. After a stint with the Tennessee Valley Authority, he went overseas in the Army Corps of Engineers.
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January 11, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
Retired state Sen. Teresa Hughes (D-Inglewood) has been appointed to the California Medical Assistance Commission, Senate leader John L. Burton announced. At the part-time post, Hughes, who was prohibited by term limits from seeking reelection last year, will be paid $99,000 a year, the same sum she received as a legislator. The seven-member commission contracts with health care organizations to provide services to Medi-Cal recipients. Three members are former lawmakers.
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March 7, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An $800-million bond measure to build new schools failed in the Assembly in a dispute over a provision designed to allow some of the construction contracts to go to women and minorities. The measure by Sen. Leroy Greene (D-Carmichael) had 40 "yes" votes to 2 "no" votes, but most of the Republicans abstained in protest of the provision favoring women and minorities. It required 54 votes or two-thirds of the 80-seat house for passage.
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June 8, 1989
Monrovia High School will receive $4.2 million in state aid for a reconstruction project scheduled to begin this summer, school officials have announced. The main building, which includes the administrative offices and the social science, math, arts, home economics, business and science departments, will be repainted and fitted with new wiring, plumbing and air-conditioning systems, officials said. The industrial arts building and the printing and wood shops will be air-conditioned and the boys' and girls' locker rooms will be refurbished.
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June 3, 1990 | HUGO MARTIN
The financially beleaguered city of Oxnard will consider Tuesday a resolution urging state legislators to approve a bill that would add about $200,000 annually to city coffers by making the municipal River Ridge Golf Course exempt from property taxes. The bill sponsored by state Sen. Leroy Greene (D-Carmichael) would include golf courses in the definition of government-owned properties that are exempt from state taxes, such as parks and playgrounds.
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September 10, 1988 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB and DAN MORAIN, Times Staff Writers
Federal authorities, widening their probe of alleged Capitol corruption, have subpoenaed the records of Senate Majority Leader Barry Keene and named his top aide as the latest target of their investigation, it was learned Friday. The FBI also plans to interview Sen.
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April 27, 1985 | From Associated Press
State Sen. Leroy Greene (D-Carmichael), the chairman of the Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, suffered minor injuries early Friday after he apparently fell asleep at the wheel and his car rolled over twice on Interstate 80. A passenger in the car, Prem Hunji, 30, a Sacramento attorney and lobbyist, also suffered minor injuries and was hospitalized briefly after the 1:05 a.m. accident.
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January 11, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Finally clearing the last in a string of partisan obstacles, a proposal to fund $3 billion in badly needed school repairs and construction will be placed on the March 26 statewide ballot. Gov. Pete Wilson signed the measure this week after seven brutal hours of debate, delays and rolls calls in the Legislature. If approved by voters, the proposal sponsored by Assemblyman Robert Campbell (D-Martinez) would be the first school construction bond issue to pass since 1992.
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