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Assemblymembers Rob Bonta, Bill Quirk, Nancy Skinner, and Bob Wieckowski and Senators Ellen Corbett and Loni Hancock released the following statement on the ongoing negotiations between BART and its employees:
SACRAMENTO – Senator Loni Hancock and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano will convene a joint hearing of the Public Safety Committees of their respective houses on Wednesday, October 9th, to consider the use of solitary confinement in California’s maximum security prisons in the context of the nearly two-month hunger strike in California prisons this summer.
Sacramento – The California Legislature has passed Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 15, urging Congress to enact the Postal Protection Service Act of 2013. The Legislature joins 31 California Members of Congress who are co-sponsors of the Act.
Sacramento – Today Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley), Chair of the Senate Public Safety Committee, and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Public Safety Committee, welcomed the end to the California prison inmate hunger strike after 60 days.