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Do You Know “The Four”? “They look to the Captain.” When keynote speaker Galen Emanuele said this during our Managers and Directors Institute May 19-20,…

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Advocacy and Policy News

State Budget Update: Senate democrats oppose $14 billion in budget cuts Alternate funding approach proposed, preserving childcare and education spending California Senate Democrats are poised to reject $14 billion in budget…