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LAist: State Lawmaker Wants CA Lottery To Pay Out For Shortchanging Schools

February 27, 2020
California's Lottery has been short-changing what it owes to school children around the state for years, according to a new state audit of the program. Now state Senator Ling Ling Chang is working on a new bill to regulate the program. “It would require the lottery to pay education the $36 million...

AP News: California lottery didn't give $36M to schools, auditor says

February 25, 2020
The California lottery skimped on giving $36 million in revenue to fund public education and spent $720,000 on food and travel expenses without considering cheaper options, the state auditor said in a report made public Tuesday.

LA Times: California Lottery gave away $212,500 in Scratchers on 'Ellen.' Some call it a misuse of funds

February 6, 2020
Lottery officials saw it as a publicity boon, but a whistleblower complaint filed by some lottery employees argues the agency’s giveaway of the tickets — which have a combined face value of $212,500 — should be investigated as a “misuse of funds,” according to documents obtained by the Los Angeles...

OC Register: New bill would make it illegal to send unsolicited nude photos in California

January 12, 2020

The Daily Independent: State Dems kill DMV voter-related bill

January 7, 2020

SacBee: We asked California's top minds in education for their 2020 priorities. Here are their answers

December 15, 2019

OC Register: Businesses struggle to comply with unclear ADA website requirements

December 12, 2019 California Veterans Can Soon Get Free Pets

November 13, 2019

Merced Sun-Star: Cyberbullying can be a problem at colleges like UC Merced. A new law seeks to fix that.

October 31, 2019

Rafu Shimpo: Portion of State Route 60 Renamed Jack Tanaka Memorial Highway

October 28, 2019