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Sacramento – Senator Loni Hancock (D-Oakland) welcomed a new report to Congress that recommends that the United States Postal Service suspend the closing and sale of all historic postal offices. The report charges that the USPS appears to have already violated the law by closing historic posts and relocating their services elsewhere without following the National Historic Preservation Act.
SACRAMENTO – A joint hearing by the Senate and Assembly Public Safety Committees will be held Tuesday, February 11, continuing the Legislature’s examination of controversial practices in Security Housing Units (SHU’s) in California prisons.