Articles Tagged With ‘California’




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California to label Monsanto’s Roundup as cause of cancer

The state of California is intensifying its battle with agrochemical giant Monsanto. On Monday, the state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, will be... (Continue reading)

State of California identifies Lopez Dam as “high-hazard”

San Luis Obispo County’s Lopez Dam near Arroyo Grande is a “high-hazard” reservoir, according to an recent assessment conducted by the state of California. Earlier this year, the Oroville Dam’s primary spillway suffered damage and... (Continue reading)

California voters oppose gas tax hike

California voters are overwhelming opposed to the gas tax hike that is set to take effect later this year, according a poll released by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS). The results of... (Continue reading)

Californians crowd SLO courthouse to back woman charged with electioneering

Residents from all over California showed up at San Luis Obispo Superior Court on Tuesday to support an elderly Atascadero woman whom state prosecutors have charged with electioneering. [KSBY] Edith Knight is facing two misdemeanor... (Continue reading)

Single-payer could cost California more than twice the state budget

A plan to create a single-payer healthcare system that is currently under consideration in the California Legislature would cost $400 billion annually to implement, according to a legislative analysis released by the Senate Appropriations Committee... (Continue reading)

California may give refugees state jobs and in-state tuition

Faced with an influx of refugees in the Sacramento area, California lawmakers are pushing a legislative package that would help new arrivals with integrating in the education system and workforce. [Sac Bee] Assembly members Kevin... (Continue reading)

California drops communist worker bill, lawmaker issues apology

A California lawmaker has rescinded his bill that would have made it easier for members of the Communist Party and their sympathizers to work for government agencies in California. Though the bill was advancing through... (Continue reading)

California may allow registered communists to work in government

The California Legislature is considering eliminating a provision of state law that allows government agencies to fire public employees for being members of the Communist Party or advocating on its behalf. A bill proposing the... (Continue reading)

Lawmaker files initiative to repeal California gas tax

California voters may have a say on the gas tax increase that Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law. Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) filed an initiative on Friday that calls for the repeal of... (Continue reading)

California releases medical marijuana rules

More than two decades after legalizing medical marijuana and just months before recreational pot shops are due to start opening, the state of California issued comprehensive rules for the medical cannabis industry. [SF Gate] The... (Continue reading)



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