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Recent Key Votes
Aug. 27, 2012 - Expands the CalWORKS aid to qualified pregnant mothers who are 18 years of age or younger, which they can receive for no longer than ...
Aug. 27, 2012 - Requires parents who choose not to vaccinate their child because it is contrary to their beliefs to obtain a signed affidavit from a health ...
Aug. 27, 2012 - Authorizes the established formula for calculating child support to be invalidated in certain cases including, but not limited to, any of the following (Sec. ...
Recent Interest Group Ratings
|2011||Children's Advocacy Institute Positions||50%|
|2011||Capitol Resource Institute Positions||88%|
|Top industry||Uncoded ($134,798.00)|
Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)
Linda Halderman refused to tell citizens where she stands on any of the issues addressed in the 2010 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart, national media, and prominent political leaders.
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