Prop. 14 to issue $5.5B for stem cell research if passed

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If passed in November, Proposition 14 will authorize $5.5 billion dollars in general obligation bonds to fund the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine’s, or CIRM’s, stem cell research grants.
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Democratic candidates Tony Thurmond, Marshall Tuck vie for California superintendent of public instruction

California state Assemblymember Tony Thurmond and New Teacher Center educator-in-residence Marshall Tuck — both members of the Democratic party — are running for the role of state superintendent of public instruction. Current superintendent Tom Torlakson is stepping down after holding the position since 2010, having narrowly defeated Tuck for re-election in 2014.
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