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Legislation seeks to end Daylight Savings Time in California

Policy

There is some good news for people that don’t like daylight savings time. There is a bill that was introduced this year that will do away with daylight savings time in California. Assembly Bill 807 (AB 807), if passed in the Legislature, would go on the ballot during the general election for voters to decide

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Economy Employment / Jobs Immigration Policy

Immigration officials announced this week that they are raising the ceiling for visas available under the H-2B temporary visa work program. The H-2B temporary visa work program brings in low-skilled, seasonal workers from abroad, but employers must demonstrate that their businesses would be harmed if their positions aren’t filled in order for them to hire

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World News

Last month, Puerto Rico voted in favor of United States statehood and becoming the 51st state. According to a government website for the non-binding referendum, 97 percent of voters supported statehood. However, voter turnout was low as only 23 percent of the 2.2 million eligible voters participated in the vote. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello

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Budget Controversial Education

According to Dan Walters of The Sacramento Bee, California tolerates a K-12 school system that’s failing to properly educate millions of poor minority students. Under Jerry Brown’s governance, per-pupil spending has increased 50 percent up to $11,000 for the first time with his new budget this year. Most of this increased money has been allocated

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Economy Policy

A new policy signed two weeks ago by Governor Jerry Brown will prevent Californian’s from having their driver’s licenses suspended because of unpaid traffic fines and fees. Governor Brown stated, Often, the primary consequence of a driver’s license suspension is the inability to legally drive to work or take one’s children to school. According to

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Immigration

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has its own airplane fleet called ICE Air that is used to deport illegal immigrants back to their country of origin. ICE Air charters a range of aircrafts for its missions, depending on where the planes are headed and who’s on board. According to ICE, the agency’s

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