Newman Police Chief Randy Richardson, May 6, 2019, California Peace Officers Memorial.

In summary

Ceremony honors fallen police officers as debate heats up over use of force bill, legislators push bills to address cost of higher education

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.