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Bob Wieckowski

Hope Won't Die for Paralysis Cure Research Bill

Don C. Reed | Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Governor Jerry Brown recently vetoed California's paralysis program -- for the second time. Assembly Bill 714 (Wieckowski, D-Fremont) would have prov...

64 Votes for Paralysis Cure: AB 714 Marches on

Don C. Reed | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Wednesday, May 29, late afternoon: I was waiting for the vote on paralysis cure research funding -- a million dollars or nothing for AB 714, by Wiecko...

A Game of Numbers: 54 Assembly Votes Needed to Pass California Paralysis Cure Research Bill

Don C. Reed | Posted 07.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Don C. Reed

It is Monday morning as this is written, 3:47 a.m. On Wednesday or Thursday of this week, the full California Assembly will vote yes or no on paralys...

Capitol Battle? Paralysis Cure Bill Reaches Health Committee

Don C. Reed | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Blasts of wind shook my little car as I drove onto the bridge over the American River, on the road to Sacramento. I was going to the state Capitol fo...

Anna Almendrala

'Nothing To Gain And Everything To Lose' | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.07.2012 | Los Angeles

One of the largest states in the nation took an official stand Thursday against the Supreme Court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Electi...

In a Perfect World: A Law to Cure Paralysis -- Paid for by Those Who May Cause It!

Don C. Reed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Don C. Reed

Car impact is the number one cause of spinal cord injury paralysis. Those whose heedless actions can inflict agony on others should be part of the answer: helping repair what their recklessness may cause.