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  • School Bond Measure Gets Failing Grade

    By Bob Hertzberg

    September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    I have a picture on the wall of my office. It was taken at about 4 a.m. in 1998. I'm in the picture with a group of Democratic and Republican legislators. We look tired; we've been up late for a number of nights. But there's also a glint of celebration.

    That was a happy and proud...

  • Bill Tackles Life Insurance Blacklist

    By Joe Berkofsky

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    New York state legislators are trying to prevent insurance companies from blacklisting travelers to Israel so that they cannot obtain life insurance coverage.

    Sheldon Silver, speaker of the New York Assembly, and Assemblyman Peter Grannis unveiled a bill Jan. 15 that would bar state...

  • Your Letters

    October 24, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Legislators Back Iraq

    I am deeply disturbed and disappointed by the practically unanimous vote for the Iraqi Resolution by our California Democratic legislators ("Jewish Legislators Back Iraq Resolution," Oct. 18). There are so many issues and so many unanswered questions about...

  • Intifada at a Turning Point?

    By Naomi Segal

    September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Could Israel and the Palestinians be reaching a turning point in their violent conflict?

    A flurry of high-level contacts were expected this week, leading to suggestions that diplomatic efforts could finally be gaining some traction as the intifada nears its two-year point.