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Holly J. Mitchell

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  • Brown signs bill closing loophole in rape law

    SACRAMENTO — Closing a loophole in California's rape law, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill clarifying that an attacker who impersonates someone else to coerce a victim into sexual activity can be prosecuted for rape. He also approved a...
  • L.A. Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell wins state Senate seat

    SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) has cruised to victory in a special election for the state Senate seat vacated by Democrat Curren Price when he was elected to the Los Angeles City Council this year. Mitchell received 80....
  • Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell wins state Senate seat

    Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell wins state Senate seat
    Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) on Tuesday cruised to victory in a race for a seat on the state Senate vacated by Democrat Curren Price when he was elected to the Los Angeles City Council this year. With all precincts reporting in the...
  • Special elections today for two Los Angeles-area legislative seats

    Special elections today for two Los Angeles-area legislative seats
    Voters in two Southern California legislative districts go to the polls Tuesday to fill vacancies created when lawmakers won election to the Los Angeles City Council earlier this year. The special elections are being held to fill the 45th Assembly...
  • Zimmerman verdict: Officials urge protesters to reject violence

    Zimmerman verdict: Officials urge protesters to reject violence
    At a news conference in South Los Angeles Tuesday, more than a dozen elected officials and community leaders vowed to put an end to any further violence over the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, but stressed the importance of new dialogue about race...
  • Supervisor's son enters L.A.-area assembly race and family business

    Supervisor's son enters L.A.-area assembly race and family business
    Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, a city council deputy and a son of Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, has entered the expected race for a Los Angeles-area seat in the state Assembly. Ridley-Thomas, 25, said he will run for the 54th Assembly...
  • L.A. Mayor's Election: Speakers predict a win for Wendy Greuel

    L.A. Mayor's Election: Speakers predict a win for Wendy Greuel
    Backers of Wendy Greuel’s mayoral bid told supporters gathered at her election party Tuesday night that the early results showing Greuel with a slim lead were the first step to a mayoral victory. “We are going to win this campaign,”...
  • L.A. mayor's race: Wendy Greuel uses Web chat to target women

    L.A. mayor's race: Wendy Greuel uses Web chat to target women
    As the Los Angeles mayor’s race heads into the final three-week stretch, City Controller Wendy Greuel is stepping up her efforts to engage female voters — seeking a turnout advantage against her general election rival, City Councilman Eric...
  • Lawmakers reject Gov. Brown's cuts to welfare [Updated]

     
    An Assembly subcommittee rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed cuts to CalWORKs on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the governor’s spending plan. Brown wants to stop welfare benefits for people who cannot find adequate work after two years rather...
  • Gov. Brown signs legislation easing birth-control access

     
    In a victory for birth control advocates, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Saturday that allows registered nurses to give out hormonal contraceptives to women under a standardized procedure....
  • Sacramento bids goodbye to veteran budget advocate

     
    Jean Ross started her last annual conference as executive director of the California Budget Project with a speech on economic inequality. Hours later, during the Thursday event’s luncheon, she was in the back of the banquet room, taking pictures...