Hannah-Beth Jackson

California State Senate

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Democratic state senator representing parts of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, she's chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Legislative Women's Caucus

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California may become the first state to require large companies to have women on their boards.

Gender inequality in company boardrooms

California may become the first state to require large companies to have women on their boards.

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Last year, when Patricia Arquette won an Oscar for Boyhood, she stunned the audience with a speech about the continuing difference in pay between men and women doing the same work.

Pay Equality in California: Will It Work in Hollywood?

Last year, when Patricia Arquette won an Oscar for Boyhood, she stunned the audience with a speech about the continuing difference in pay between men and women doing the same work.

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In yesterday's  annual address  to the State Legislature, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said the lack of sufficient funding for state courts is risking a civil rights crisis.

Are Budget Cuts at CA Courts Causing Injustice for Millions?

In yesterday's annual address to the State Legislature, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said the lack of sufficient funding for state courts is risking a civil rights crisis.

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