State Assembly Hot Races Get a daily digest of California news The general election for the California Assembly will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. Voters in each of the 80 districts will elect one Assemblymember to represent them. Show All Districts District 7 The district This district encompasses the suburbs surrounding Sacramento, following the […]
Approve Assembly Bill 1720: Two energy storage projects would create jobs
Assembly Bill 1720 will help the state move forward building clean energy storage and create jobs through infrastructure projects.
Floods, fires, droughts show California needs bigger safety net for farmworkers, advocates say
January’s rains flooded farm fields and orchards. Many California farmworkers lost weeks of pay. Advocates say the state should help them weather such crises. A leading proposal would pay $300 a week to undocumented workers.
Diablo Canyon: Nuke plant a step closer to staying open longer
Lawmakers overwhelmingly supported extending the nuclear power plant’s life for five more years, and the governor swiftly signed it into law. Supporters say it’s critical to keep the electricity on.
Anti-worker or pro-worker? Why labor unions are fighting over a housing bill
A new bill aimed at increasing affordable housing construction has an important backer: California’s carpenters’ unions. The state’s formidable Construction and Building Trades Council, which represents most other construction unions, is opposed. The battle comes down to how stringent labor requirements under the new bill would be.
Protect immigrant communities from sheriffs’ collusion with ICE
Legislators must pass Assembly Bill 937, which would clearly prohibit law enforcement in California from transferring people to ICE.
California contó su población de personas sin hogar, pero ¿puede rastrear los fondos?
En resumen Los voluntarios se desplegaron por todo el estado para realizar el primer recuento estatal de la población sin hogar de California desde 2020. Se espera que el número sea mayor, lo que genera más preguntas sobre el impacto del aumento de los gastos del estado. Read this article in English. Mientras se dirigía a […]
California counted its homeless population, but can it track the money?
Volunteers fanned out across the state for the first statewide count of California’s homeless population since 2020. The number is expected to be higher, raising more questions about the impact of the state’s increased spending.
Gascón, Boudin hang over California attorney general race
California attorney general candidate Anne Marie Schubert secured a key endorsement from powerful law enforcement groups.
California on track for worst COVID surge yet
State public health officials project that in this California COVID surge, more than 70,000 will be hospitalized at the end of January.