Richard Pan

California State Senate

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State Senator for California’s 6th District (D-greater Sacramento) and a practicing pediatrician; former California Assemblyman for the 9th District and chair of the Assembly Health Committee

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To prevent an infectious disease from traveling takes a vaccination rate of 95%. The measles epidemic that started at Disneyland spread in areas where the rate was short of 50%.

Vaccine Exemption Ban Bill Begins Its Legislative Battle

To prevent an infectious disease from traveling takes a vaccination rate of 95%. The measles epidemic that started at Disneyland spread in areas where the rate was short of 50%.

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Governor Brown recently signed a state law requiring chefs and bartenders to cover their hands when handling ready-to-eat food — including olives and lemon slices.

California Backs Off of Food Handling Glove Law

Governor Brown recently signed a state law requiring chefs and bartenders to cover their hands when handling ready-to-eat food — including olives and lemon slices.

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