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  • NJ state Senate passes anti-BDS bill

    May 11, 2016 | 8:37 am

    The New Jersey Senate unanimously approved a bill that would require the state’s public worker pension fund to divest from companies that boycott Israel.

    The Senate passed the legislation Monday. A similar bill in the state Assembly is in committee.

    The bill bars the state...

  • Anti-BDS bill escapes legislative gridlock

    By Jared Sichel

    April 13, 2016 | 2:39 pm

    For more than three months, a bill that would counter the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement was stalled in California’s legislature. It was hamstrung not because of its content, but because of partisan disagreement between the California Legislative...

  • Hertzberg to run for valley district senate seat

    By Tom Tugend

    June 6, 2013 | 1:32 pm

    Like a veteran warhorse galloping back into the fray, Robert M. (Bob) Hertzberg has announced he is running for a State Senate seat in a district encompassing most of the San Fernando Valley.

    One of the more colorful California politicians and a skilled coalition builder,...

  • Updated: Pico-Robertson and Valley Village Each Face Splitting in California Redistricting

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    July 20, 2011 | 4:54 pm

    New Congressional and State Assembly district maps released this week by California’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission show that the panel is considering lines that divide two neighborhoods that are home to many of Los Angeles’ Orthodox Jewish residents.

    In a working draft...