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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER

...workers and their families impacts Californians who might never set foot on one of our campuses," said UC President Janet Napolitano, who oversees 10 campuses, including UCLA and Berkeley. "It's the right thing to do."The 240,000-student...
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Obama selects gay athletes for Sochi Olympic delegation

...2012, first lady Michelle Obama held the honor.This year's group is led by former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Others in the delegation include U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, figure skater Brian Boitano and...
Outside editorial: Screening flights for terrorists

This editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano wisely has backed off her statement that "the system worked" because a Nigerian terrorist failed to blow up an airliner on Christmas...
Outside editorial: Saudi help averted bombing disaster

...Yemen was what air traffic controllers might call a "near miss." Optimists such as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano say the international security system worked the way it was supposed to. But it appears that that disaster was only...
Helicopter crash survivor taken off promotion list

...a decision his attorney said could end Lt. Lance Leone's military career.U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano last week agreed with the findings of a special board in removing Leone from the list.Leone attorney John Smith...
Spill, baby, spill

...the Obama administration on Thursday sharply stepped up its response to the spill. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano declared that the incident "is a spill of national significance." That clears the way for greater involvement...
Admiral confident in Coast Guard Arctic readiness

...quicker and certainly more effectively," he said.Papp spoke a day after escorting Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and three U.S. senators on a tour of the 418-foot national security cutter Bertholf. The vessel was moored...
Obama's border security plan a bust

...population and know who's inside the country. That's cold comfort for national security. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano acknowledged to reporters in May 2009 that "the bulk of illegal immigration is because of labor demands." We gain...
Critical intelligence: Is it lost?

...the so-called heightened state of security around the country. It's not cynicism though to think DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano is hyperventilating when she says that this new initiative "is a crucial step in helping the millions of people...
How can we help the Iraqis who risked their lives to help us?

...has made inquiries, but gotten no answers from Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta or Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano. Nor has a peep been heard on behalf of the "terps" from Republican senators who backed our war in Iraq.State...


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