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Entries Tagged as 'Alan Lowenthal'

Law requiring health officials to find cure for homosexuality on way to dissolution

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

The state Assembly on Monday voted overwhelmingly for a bill that would strike down a decades-old law requiring state health officials to find a cure for homosexuality. Lawmakers voted 62-0 for Assembly Bill 2199 by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach). The bill deletes a portion of the state Welfare and Institutions Code that requires the […]

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LBUSD-backed flexibility bill makes its way to Senate Appropriations Committee

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

The funding flexibility bill (SB 1396), which was sponsored by Long Beach Unified School District and introduced by Sen. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), cleared the Senate Education Committee last week on a 7–0 vote with bipartisan support. The bill relaxes requirements on categorical funds, which are allocated via strict state funding formulas that earmark dollars […]

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