Laura Friedman

State Assemblymember for District 43

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Next week, EDD will start processing new weekly payments to millions of unemployed Californians.

How one state assemblywoman is trying to help constituents get unemployment benefits

Next week, EDD will start processing new weekly payments to millions of unemployed Californians.

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Assembly member Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

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