Mike Eng

California State Assemblyman (D-San Gabriel Valley)

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Democratic Assemblyman representing the 49th District in the San Gabriel Valley

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A new survey of students at LA’s Community Colleges finds that one in five is homeless, and two-thirds are food insecure.

How community colleges help students struggling with housing and food

A new survey of students at LA’s Community Colleges finds that one in five is homeless, and two-thirds are food insecure.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In May of this year, by a vote of 62 to 8, the State Assembly  agreed to ban  the sale of the fins used to make shark fin soup.

Save the Sharks, Ban the Soup?

In May of this year, by a vote of 62 to 8, the State Assembly agreed to ban the sale of the fins used to make shark fin soup.

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California's dirty air cost $193 million in medical care from 2005 until 2007.

California Aims to Crack Down on Smog Testing Stations

California's dirty air cost $193 million in medical care from 2005 until 2007.

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