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Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano is the third and current United States Secretary of Homeland Security, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama. She is the fourth person to hold the position, which was created after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. A member of the Democratic Party, she was the 21st Governor of Arizona from 2003 to 2009. She was Arizona's third female governor, and the first woman to win re-election. Prior to her election as governor, she served as Attorney General of Arizona from 1999 to 2002. She is the first woman and the 23rd person to serve in that office. Napolitano is the 1977 Truman Scholar from New Mexico. Forbes ranked her as the 51st most powerful woman in 2009. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Court blocks Arizona's denial of driver's licenses for immigrants
2014-07-07
Janet Napolitano's term beginning in 2009, then won a full term in 2010. (Matt York / Associated Press). Javier Panzar. Courts and the JudiciaryJustice SystemImmigrationPoliticsGovernmentBarack Obama. Federal appeals court blocks Arizona law that ...
(Los Angeles Times)
  1. Court rules 'dreamers' can get Arizona driver's licenses
  2. Jan Brewer's Anti-DACA Driver's License Policy...
  3. Court Blocks Arizona From Denying Driver's Licenses To Young Immigrants

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UC Launches Global Food Initiative
2014-07-07
University of California President Janet Napolitano last week unveiled the UC Global Food Initiative over the course of three events across the state. The initiative brings together the university's research, outreach and campus operations in an effort ...
(New America Media)
  1. Intensified focus on food at California campuses

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Janet Napolitano launches UC-wide global food initiative at Berkeley's Edible ...
2014-07-02
UC President Janet Napolitano visited Berkeley's Edible Schoolyard on Tuesday to launch a new initiative which aims to pull together the resources of ten UC campuses to address, and hopefully find solutions to, issues of food security, health and ...
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  1. University of California President Janet Napolitano Announces Food Initiative ...
  2. Napolitano announces UC initiative to address food issues
  3. Napolitano Aims to Grow University of California Role in Fighting Hunger

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UC system aiming to reduce world hunger, improve food research
2014-07-01
UC President Janet Napolitano, in comments to be delivered Tuesday morning, will explain that the system's 10 campuses, its large agricultural programs and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab that UC manages will participate in the University of ...
(Los Angeles Times)
  1. University of California tackles hunger, nutrition

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Steer clear of peer-to-peer
2014-06-30
Airbnb and Uber publicly criticised the university's decision, and Gavin Newsom, California's lieutenant governor, penned a letter to UC chief Janet Napolitano complaining about the change. Now UC is backtracking—sort of. Ms Borden's e-mail ...
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  1. One Of The Top Public University Systems In The World May Ban Employees ...

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UCLA converts its MBA to private
2014-06-30
A tuition increase may already be in the cards. The current charges are $US48,723 for residents and $55,010 for non-residents. Changes to that are pending a review by Janet Napolitano, the UC system president. Nicole Woolsey Biggart, a former dean at ...
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    UC system reviewing employee use of Lyft, Airbnb
    2014-06-27
    After media reports and criticism, UC President Janet Napolitano's office clarified the policy. The services are allowed, the university told employees in a follow-up email on Thursday, but under review. "We are actively seeking ways to overcome ...
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      UC now able to invest in homegrown technology
      2014-06-27
      UC President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday that the University of California will now be able to invest directly in companies that use and market technology developed at UC facilities after the removal of a 25-year-old policy that prevented such ...
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        University of California advises employees against using services such as ...
        2014-06-27
        Gavin Newsom, however, defended peer-to-peer services, calling them a “growing part of our economy,” in a letter Thursday to UC President Janet Napolitano expressing his concerns about a potential prohibition from using these services. “A University ...
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        1. University of California has strong opinions on peer-to-peer business

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