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Portantino, Friedman wrap up sessions with several bills on Gov. Brown’s desk

State Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and Assemblywoman Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) have officially completed their first sessions in their new legislative roles, authoring a number of bills that could have local and statewide impacts.

Portantino, elected in November to represent the 25th state Senate district, wrapped up his time in Sacramento with seven bills awaiting the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown as well as seeing passage of three of his Senate resolutions.

“It was challenging and exciting,” Portantino said. “I’m proud that I was able to focus on issues that I ran on, especially my work on K-12 education.”

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