Mike Gatto

California State Assembly (D-43rd District)

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Democratic State Assemblyman representing the 43rd District, which includes Burbank, Glendale, North Hollywood, Los Feliz and Silver Lake

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Young people around the country are all fired up after the Parkland shooting. Veteran observers say they’re changing the atmosphere of debate about gun control.

Parkland students take the lead on gun control

Young people around the country are all fired up after the Parkland shooting. Veteran observers say they’re changing the atmosphere of debate about gun control.

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USC and Occidental College are among the institutions accused of under-reporting crimes on and near campus. Now state legislation has been proposed.

New State Bill Would Address Sexual Assault on Campus

USC and Occidental College are among the institutions accused of under-reporting crimes on and near campus. Now state legislation has been proposed.

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Last Wednesday, faced with losing their pay by failing to meet the June 15 deadline, the Assembly and Senate  passed a budget .

State Legislators Won't Get Paid After All

Last Wednesday, faced with losing their pay by failing to meet the June 15 deadline, the Assembly and Senate passed a budget .

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