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California lawmakers heading to policy retreats to prepare for year
California lawmakers heading to policy retreats to prepare for year

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, who has written extensively about the gap between the nation's rich and poor, will be among the speakers to be heard as California Senate Democrats embark on a two-day policy retreat later this month. The 25-member caucus will gather Jan. 27 and 28 at the state-owned Stanford Mansion, just blocks from the Capitol, to prepare for a new legislative year in which higher education, poverty and the state’s deteriorating road system are likely to be on the agenda. “The objective of the conference is to enable senators to hear from various policy experts and discuss policy issues in a relaxed setting in a concentrated fashion,”said...

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