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AB 392: Peace Officers: Deadly Force: Many in law enforcement don't like the amendments to AB 392 that were signed off on by PORAC, Ponch and John, and the po-po chiefs, and it's a deal that few expected. Nevertheless, the bill passed 68-0-12 yesterday. 

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FROM THE DESK OF THE DEAN: George Skelton writes to justify education at California State University about the budget deal for community colleges. Skelton went to San Jose State. 

I'll admit that I've spoken against Elizabeth Warren for the loan forgivenmess for everyone. I paid back $45,000. I believe in income-tested loan forgiveness, and championed a program funded by student fees at King Hall. I spent 20 years as an education lobbyist, including the huge higher ed measure that we tacked onto the Affordable Care Act. 

Yeah, I totally don't like the concept of free college. I had $45,000 in loans from law school. I paid them off with a good salary. I also championed a loan forgiveness program fee when I was Law Students Association president. We approved it and funded loan repayment for public interest and public service graduates. 

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