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California sues Purdue Pharma over alleged illegal practices, role in opioid crisis

The state of California filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and its affiliates and its former Chairman and President Dr. Richard S. Sackler over...
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California Assembly passes bill expanding Medi-Cal to adult undocumented immigrants

The California State Assembly approved a bill expanding the state’s public health insurance program known as Medi-Cal to adult undocumented immigrants. Democratic Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula...
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California agricultural company WesPak settles discrimination complaint against it with the DOJ

WesPak, an agricultural company based in Dinuba, California, agreed to settle an immigration-related complaint against it  with the Department of Justice (DOJ). Under the settlement...
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California sues Trump admin over decision to cancel $929M in funding for bullet train...

California is suing the Trump administration over its decision to cancel the previously awarded $929 million in funding for the state’s bullet train project. Last...

California authorities arrested 10 people allegedly involved in vehicle title washing scheme

Authorities in California arrested 10 people allegedly involved in vehicle title washing scheme, according to Attorney General Xavier Becerra. The suspects allegedly used fraudulent information...
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Trump Admin Officially Terminates $929 Million Funding for California Bullet Train

The Trump administration officially cancelled the previously awarded $929 million in funding for California’s bullet train project. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced the decision...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to expand paid family leave to six months

Gov. Newsom Proposes $1 Billion to Address Homelessness across California

Governor Gavin Newsom released his revised state budget totaling $213 billion, which included $1 billion to address homelessness statewide. California has approximately 130,000 homeless residents...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to expand paid family leave to six months

California Governor Wants to End Sales Tax on Diapers, Expand Child Care 

California Governor Gavin Newsom and his wife introduced the “Parents Agenda,” which aims to make living in the state more affordable for families. The Parents...

California State Senate Passes Bill Requiring Presidential Candidates Release Tax Returns

The California state Senate approved a proposed bill that changes the process for printing the names of presidential candidates in the primary ballot. On Thursday,...
California WaterFix Project Gets Approval

California Gov. Newsom cancels $16B project to build two giant water tunnels

Governor Gavin Newsom abandoned a $16 billion project to build two giant tunnels that would deliver water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to Southern...

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House passes bill raising federal minimum wage

House approves legislation raising federal minimum wage to $15 per hour

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, which will benefit millions of low-wage...