Teresa Hughes, a former Democratic state senator and assemblywoman from the Los Angeles area who was best known for her focus on education during her 25 years in the California Legislature, has died. She was 80.
Hughes, a resident of Castro Valley, Calif., died at a hospital after a sudden illness, said her husband, Dr. Frank Staggers Sr.
FOR THE RECORD:
Teresa Hughes: In the Nov. 15 LATExtra section, the obituary of Teresa Hughes, who served in the Assembly and state Senate, did not include the date of her death. She died Nov. 13. —
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