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Governor signs CSEA-sponsored bill
(10/2/14) CSEA's sponsored bill, AB 1611, successfully moved through the Legislature and was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.

CSEA goes to Washington, D.C.
(7/10/14) Washington D.C. definitely knows when CSEA is in town. A delegation of CSEA leaders spent a packed three days in the nation’s capital in early May meeting with Congressional representatives and federal education officials.

Governor signs 2014-15 budget
(6/23/14) Governor Brown signed the 2014-15 state budget on June 20. The balanced, on-time state budget plan pays down debt, directs additional funding for local schools and health care, shores up the teachers' retirement system and builds a solid Rainy Day Fund.

Governor releases May revision to state budget
(5/14/14) Gov. Brown released his May Budget Revision on May 13, which forecast increased revenues of $2.4 billion. This increase, however, went to cover health care coverage under Medi-Cal, emergency drought assistance, added funding to meet the Proposition 98 guarantee and additional contribution to the California State Teachers Retirement System (STRS).

Feds continue to tweak Obamacare rules
(1/8/14) Considering the complexity of the U.S. healthcare system and variations among the 50 states, it’s no surprise that federal and state agencies continue to respond to issues surrounding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

New legislation takes effect
(1/8/14) CSEA-sponsored legislation and other key laws it helped pass with the assistance of allies in the labor community last year took effect Jan. 1.

Court rules school employees not restricted from giving insulin
(8/13/13) The California Supreme Court has ruled that trained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students when a licensed nurse is not available.

Governor signs budget
(6/27/13) Governor Brown signed a balanced state budget that reflects major improvements in the state's finances following years of multi-billion dollar deficits.

Governor signs CSEA sponsored legislation
(10/8/12) Governor Jerry Brown signed all four CSEA-sponsored bills that reached his desk at the end of the 2012 legislative session. CSEA members and staff worked hard through the last days of the session to ensure the passage and signature of all of CSEA's sponsored legislation.



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