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End of Legislative Session

Posted by Matt Ryan on

Casey Seiler, Jimmy Vielkind, and Karen DeWitt discuss the big deals on teacher evaluations and medical marijuana agreed upon in the legislative session. Also, this past week, a bill was passed aimed at curbing addiction and abuse to heroin and opioids.

Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg announced earlier this year that he will be retiring, marking the end of 25 years of service for the Long Beach native. 

Weisenberg, a former policeman, school administrator and lifeguard, is best known for his advocacy on the behalf of those with special needs.  A father of five, including a son with cerebral palsy, he famously fought for the successful restoration of $120 million in last year's budget for the care of developmentally disabled children.

Watch the full episode above.

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