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2 reform bills halted at Sacramento, why?

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

Highly anticipated bills to pass at the California legislature this year that focused on criminal justice issues had failed to pass in a Democratic state. According to the Sacramento Bee, “Senate Bill 50, authored by Sen. Steven Bradford, D-Gardena, would have limited when police officers can co...

UAW Strike LAUNCHED After Failure with Negotiation Parties

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

On Friday, one of the biggest unions in the country has went on strike – with approximately 150,000 workers against top brand automakers including Stellantis, General Motors, and Ford. An agreement was not reach before the deadline set by the United Auto Workers with car manufacturers last Thurs...

Fresno Kaiser Permanente workers plan to authorize strike

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

This week, there is a high expectancy that Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers in Fresno will vote to authorize a strike, according to union representatives in the area. Facility workers including respiratory therapists, lab technicians, housekeepers, cooking staff, and employees of other divis...

Kern County Approves 2023-2024 Budget, What to Know

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 07, 2023 | 0 Comments

A yearly decision that makes a huge impact on the community: the county budget approved by the Kern County Board of Supervisors. For the 2023-2024 fiscal year, the budget consists of $4.4 billion. March is the startoff month for budget talk, and spending plans are implemented in early September....

California lawmakers attempting to cap cost for Narcan

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 07, 2023 | 0 Comments

Assembly Bill 1060 written by Assemblyperson Liz Ortega would enforce insurers from MediCal to private types in giving full coverage for over the counter Naloxone or better known as Narcan. This bill was introduced after the growing implementation of pharmacies offering the medication without a ...

California Senate Passes AB 421!

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 07, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Senate's vote to pass AB 421 is a major step towards a referendum system that truly represents California voters by: Gives voters the tools to understand who is behind a measure Clears ballot confusion Matches up rules to withdraw referendums with the rules to withdraw state initiatives ...

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