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State Government

California Awards Millions In Grants Aimed At Stopping Tobacco Sales To Kids

June 12, 2018 | Steve Milne

Police departments in Stockton, Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova and Rocklin will be getting more money to crack down on the illegal sale of tobacco products to kids. They're among more than 70 entities throughout California getting state grant money.

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Health Care

Prescription Database Could Help Prevent Opioid Abuse, But State System Still Lags

March 30, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

An opioid prescription database that was supposed to be a required part of physician practice two years ago still isn’t ready to use. Patient advocates say it’s costing lives.

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State Government

Explaining The Trump Versus California Immigration Lawsuit

March 8, 2018 | Ben Bradford

The federal lawsuit against California for restricting cooperation with federal immigration agents is the latest in a back-and-forth over so-called “sanctuary” policies. It also goes back to the Trump administration's first days — and even earlier.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Congressman McClintock Weighs In On Controversial Actions On Trade, Immigration, And Guns By Trump Administration

March 8, 2018 | Chris Remington

Congressman Tom McClintock discusses the sanctuary state lawsuit announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, Trump's proposed steel and aluminum tariffs, and the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Speaks In Sacramento On Battle Over Sanctuary State Policies

March 7, 2018 | Chris Remington

Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke Wednesday morning at the Law Enforcement Legislative Day in Sacramento. Ben Bradford joins with an update on the Trump administration's lawsuit against California over sanctuary state policies.

Noah Berger / AP

Report Cites Bias By San Francisco Police

October 12, 2016

(AP) - A report by the U.S. Department of Justice says there are numerous indicators of bias against minority groups by members of the San Francisco Police Department.

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State Government

Senators Question Efforts To Confiscate Guns

April 30, 2015 | Katie Orr

Thousands of people in California possess guns, even though the law says they should not. Today state Senators asked the California Department of Justice’s Bureau of Firearms why that number is so high.

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