Kamala Harris http://kvpr.org en Lawmakers Seek to Address California's "Truancy Crisis" http://kvpr.org/post/lawmakers-seek-address-californias-truancy-crisis <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">California lawmakers say the state is facing a truancy crisis among elementary school students. Katie Orr reports from Sacramento on a package of legislation introduced on Monday that’s meant to combat the problem.</span></p><p>Skipping school can mean a lot more for students than just failing a test. California Attorney General Kamala Harris says it can cause kids to fall behind and ultimately drop out of high school.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:49:54 +0000 Katie Orr - Capital Public Radio 29549 at http://kvpr.org Lawmakers Seek to Address California's "Truancy Crisis" Attorney General Harris Urges Fast Action on Same-Sex Marriage http://kvpr.org/post/attorney-general-harris-urges-fast-action-same-sex-marriage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively overturning California’s Proposition 8 isn’t the last word on the case. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals must act before same-sex marriages can resume in the state.</span></p><p>The Supreme Court ruling won’t officially make it to the Ninth Circuit for 25 days. But state Attorney General Kamala Harris says the Appeals Court can act immediately and it should.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:20:09 +0000 Katie Orr 17388 at http://kvpr.org Attorney General Harris Urges Fast Action on Same-Sex Marriage