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Maxine Doogan of the Erotic Service Providers Union, from left, Rachel West of the US PROStitutes Collective and Kimberly Horiuchi, spokesperson for the ACLU on victim compensation talk before a meeting with others who claim that the California Victims Compensation Board discriminates against sex workers by denying them benefits after having been raped. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Calif. prostitutes may gain victim compensation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials are considering whether to change a decades-old anti-crime regulation and allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they’re raped or beaten. Under the current system, […]

12/12/2013

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Controller finds more problems in California parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state review finds that more than 200 state employees were overpaid more than $500,000 by managers who deliberately broke state rules at the troubled California Department of Parks and Recreation.

12/18/2012

Report: Teacher fund lax on anti-spiking efforts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A new report released Wednesday by the state controller’s office found that the nation’s largest teacher pension fund has been so lax about detecting pension spiking at California school districts that […]

09/05/2012

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