Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: California

Sanders says last thing California needs is ‘some right-wing Republican governor’

“The September 14 recall of Governor Newsom is a bold-faced Republican power grab. Don’t let it happen.”

Judge says California’s Prop 22 unconstitutional in ‘major’ win for gig...

A measure that let so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft limit worker protections—is unconstitutional.

How California’s top Democrats paved the way for a Republican governor...

This is largely a tale of corporate-friendly elitism and tone-deaf egotism at the top of the California Democratic Party.

Supreme Court strikes down California’s nonprofit donor disclosure requirements: 4 questions...

In a 6-3 ruling, the court said the law, intended to fight fraud, subjected donors to potential harassment and violated their First Amendment rights

Urban oil wells linked to asthma and other health problems in...

In some cases, the impact on residents’ lungs is worse than living beside a highway or being exposed to secondhand smoke every day.

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than...

Drinking water should be assumed to be chemically unsafe until proven otherwise.

Public health crisis looms as California identifies 600 communities at risk...

A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.

California is a garden of Eden

In case you don't think migrants can benefit the U.S., consider that 200,000 Dust Bowl migrants entered California.

California approves $44 million electric vehicle infrastructure program

"This decision is another step toward meeting California’s deep decarbonization and ambitious transportation electrification goals."

California’s fracking ban fails in the Senate

While California is a major U.S. oil producer, urban democratic senators were hoping to change the state's course and take a lead on the climate crisis.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.