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A DECISION DEFERRED: “It is difficult to understand why anyone would oppose a measure to protect children,” Senator Alex Padilla (left) said after four Democrats on the Education Committee, including Das Williams (right), abstained on a bill that needed only one more yes vote to reach the Senate floor. The purpose of the bill was to expedite the firing of teachers involved in misconduct of a sexual, violent, or drug-related manner. Williams, who represents significant portions of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, said he has reached out to Padilla in order to improve the bill.

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