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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Gavin Newsom outraged over California’s high gas prices, says oil companies are ‘price fixing’

California Governor Gavin Newsom wants his citizens to be outraged over high gas prices, threatening to sue oil companies, requesting on Monday that California Attorney General Xavier Becerra investigate possible More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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California: Gov Gavin Newsom halts high speed rail connection between LA and San Fran, but wants to keep the federal funds

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom abandoned a high-speed rail project Tuesday that would have been a connect between Los Angeles and San Francisco due to cost and time. photo TaxRebate.org.uk “Let’s level More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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Jerry Brown attacks Trump on climate, says he does ‘not represent the people of the United States’

California Gov. Jerry Brown attacked the Trump administration’s “behavior” at the United Nations climate summit in Poland, arguing it did “not represent the people of the United States.” “The United More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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California’s wild fires grow, death toll rises to over 30, Gerard Butler shares photo of destroyed Malibu home

The Camp Fire burning near Chico, California is now the single most destructive and third-deadliest fire in state history as the death roll rose to 31 on Sunday with the discovery of six more bodies. Check More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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California adds new sexist law to require women on companies boards’

Companies headquartered in California can no longer have all-male boards. A new law passed on Sunday requires publicly traded firms in the state to place at least one woman on their board of directors by the end More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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California passes Net Neutrality regulations, sparking DOJ investigation

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed into law the strictest set of net neutrality regulations ever seen in the US and the Trump administration immediately said it’d challenge the state’s authority in More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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California: Jerry Brown signs extreme water consumption bills into law, restricts shower, laundry and toilet use

California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills into law Thursday aimed at reducing water consumption in the state, even in non-drought conditions. “In preparation for the next drought and our changing More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Montana: Judge rules to allow midwife and nurse to perform abortions as ACLU sues over requirement for a doctor

A judge in Montana has granted a midwife and a nurse permission to commit abortions while a lawsuit preventing non-doctors from practicing abortion is litigated. Caitlin Borgmann, the Executive Director of the ACLU More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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California Gov Jerry Brown signs law lowering failure to disclose HIV to partner, blood donation from felony to misdemeanor

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that lowers from a felony to a misdemeanor the crime of knowingly exposing a sexual partner to HIV without disclosing the infection. This measure will also apply to blood More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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California defies Trump, feds and becomes ‘Sanctuary State’ for illegal immigrants

California officially became a sanctuary state for illegal aliens on Thursday with the stroke of Gov. Jerry Brown’s pen. Senate Bill 54 will go into effect in January 2018. Brown signed the bill entitled the “California More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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U.S. States Taking Action and Committing to the Paris Climate Agreement

Many people around the nation and the world were extremely disappointed with President Trump’s decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement recently. Now, the United States joins only Nicaragua and war-torn Syria More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Farmers pushing back against California’s regulation of cow emissions to battle global warming as ‘foolish’

California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm as Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation which regulates “heat-trapping gases” from livestock operations and landfills. Farmers pressed More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Jerry Brown signs California law reinstating the right for felons to vote, ends ‘discrimination in voting’

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the reinstatement of voting rights for felons who are not doing time in state or federal prisons. The law will go into effect in 2017. Governor Brown signed the bill More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Supreme Court orders California to release convicts to afford health care for those remaining prisoners

Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to cut the prison population, California holds 136,000 inmates as of 2014 per CDCR report. Of the 2013-2014 budget, 7% was spent on corrections and was set to rise More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Sunday, December 27th, 2015
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California Gov Jerry Brown pardons Robert Downey Jr of 1990s drug crimes

Gov. Jerry Brown just included Robert Downey Jr in his Christmas Eve habit of handing out pardons, nullifying the Iron Man star’s 1990s drug convictions. Downey’s official forgiving was one of 91 issued More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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California expands illegal immigrants rights, adding health care for kids

California already offer in-state tuition and driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants, but now moves ahead on limits on deportations and state-funded healthcare for children. Additionally, a new law to More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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Democrats move for removal of anti-gay gender terms in Federal law

Many Americans didn’t realize the terms “husband” and “wife” were anti-gay, but they are “gendered terms” that discriminate against gay people, says Democratic supporters of a More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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California law requires students to be vaccinated, denies opting out for ‘beliefs’

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a law that requires public and private school students to receive vaccinations to attend school. The law was designed as a measure to prevent outbreaks of diseases in schools, More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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Supreme Court affirms right to use drug midazolam in lethal injection executions

The Supreme Court has affirmed the use of a drug that has been implicated in several botched lethal executions, which has now fueled renewed pressure on California to review the use of lethal injections. The justices More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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California moves ahead with assisted suicide bill

California’s Senate voted last week to approve the End of Life Option bill, which now heads to the state Assembly for debate, while Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t said whether he would sign the bill. “Passing SB128 More...


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