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April 25, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A preliminary investigation failed to find any evidence of vote tampering in the Jan. 30 special election that gave a San Joaquin Valley Assembly seat to Sal Cannella (D-Modesto), the secretary of state's office said. The investigation into the use of absentee ballots was requested by Karen Mathews, assistant voter registrar in Stanislaus County.
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April 25, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A preliminary investigation failed to find any evidence of vote tampering in the Jan. 30 special election that gave a San Joaquin Valley Assembly seat to Sal Cannella (D-Modesto), the secretary of state's office said. The investigation into the use of absentee ballots was requested by Karen Mathews, assistant voter registrar in Stanislaus County.
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January 17, 1996 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Supporting Gov. Pete Wilson, the Assembly on Tuesday upheld his veto of a bill that would have allowed surviving spouses of most local public employees, including police officers killed in the line of duty, to keep collecting death benefits if they remarry. Despite emotional testimony and the presence of more than half a dozen widows of slain peace officers, an evenly divided Assembly voted 38 to 38 to override Wilson's veto of the so-called Fairness for Families bill.
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May 15, 1992 | JERRY GILLAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Assembly on Thursday narrowly approved a bill affording protection in the workplace to homosexuals that resembles legislation vetoed last year by Gov. Pete Wilson, an act that provoked angry demonstrations in three cities. Thousands of gay-rights protesters took to the streets in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento, accusing the governor of bowing to political pressure.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 19, 1996
Californians have unambiguously demonstrated how they feel about smokers and their cigarettes, but our elected representatives seem unwilling to listen. In 1988, voters passed Proposition 99, raising the tax on each pack by 25 cents and dedicating that additional revenue to programs for smoking prevention and education on the dangers of tobacco. In 1994, after passage of the landmark workplace anti-smoking law (AB13) and its signing by Gov.
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July 23, 1994 | Jerry Gillam, Times staff writer
Marriage license applicants no longer will be required to take expensive blood tests to check for syphilis and rubella under legislation signed into law by Gov. Pete Wilson that goes into effect Jan. 1. Wilson said the tests, which can cost up to $140, have not been effective in identifying cases of syphilis and rubella, which the governor said are no longer considered serious health risks.
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September 14, 1989 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK and CLAY EVANS, Times Staff Writers
For Democrats on Wednesday, it was a victory to savor twice over. Democratic Assemblyman Gary Condit, fighting off a challenge from Republicans who sought to make ethics a campaign issue, won election to Congress on Tuesday to take the San Joaquin Valley seat of former Rep. Tony Coelho. At the same time, Condit's victory will mean his departure from the Assembly, where as a member of the dissident "Gang of Five" he had been a thorn in the side of Democratic Assembly Speaker Willie Brown.
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June 26, 1994 | Jerry Gillam, Times Staff Writer
A Senate committee has approved a bill to allow gay and other unmarried couples to officially register their relationships with the state and share rights now enjoyed by married couples. A 7-3 vote sent the legislation (AB 2810) by Assemblyman Richard Katz (D-Sylmar) from the Judiciary Committee to the Appropriations Committee.
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August 29, 1990 | Jerry Gillam, Times Staff Writer
Legislation to require video display terminals in the workplace to meet specified design and ergonomic standards has been passed by the Assembly without a vote to spare. A 41-31 vote, the bare majority needed, was cast on the bill (AB 955), sponsored by Assemblyman Tom Hayden (D-Santa Monica). It had passed the Senate by 25 to 6. Next stop for the measure is Gov.
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