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- This is the final week for Gov. Jerry Brown to sign or veto bills sent to his desk by the Legislature. There were 353 bills left for action as of Monday morning.
- Brown vetoed a bill on Sunday that would have boosted state funding of law enforcement expenses for the 2015 San Bernardino mass shooting.
- Meantime, he signed a bill outlawing the synthetic drug "spice" over the weekend and vetoed an effort to add vouchers for diapers to welfare assistance.
Two Senate polls were released Wednesday — with very different results
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