Daily Archives: June 1, 2010

Gov. Schwarzenegger Submits California’s Race to the Top Phase Two Application for $700 million in Recovery Act Funds

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed California’s Race to the Top Phase Two application which could provide up to $700 million in much-needed funding to our schools through the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act). California’s application was developed by a working group of seven school districts superintendents who are committed to the reforms outlined as part of the Race to the Top goals.

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Brown Signs Supreme Court Brief to Stop an Anti-Gay Hate Group from Disrupting Military Funerals

Saying that “disrupting a private funeral with vicious personal attacks goes too far,” California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. has signed a friend-of-the-court brief filed today in a Supreme Court case that will test whether families grieving at a funeral have a right to be free of hate-filled attacks from fanatical protesters.

Brown is one of 48 state attorneys general who gave their support to Albert Snyder in his lawsuit against Fred W. Phelps, Sr. and the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas.

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