Legislation seeks to end Daylight Savings Time in California

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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More Low-Skilled Foreign Workers are being Allowed into the U.S. by the Trump Administration

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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California will stop Suspending Licenses for Unpaid Traffic Fines

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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UC President’s Budget might be taken under Control by California’s State Legislature

After state Auditor Elaine Howle’s advise to the Legislature to establish better oversight of the University of California president’s office, California lawmakers looked to propose a change to the state Constitution and a new budget measure to help them take control of spending by UC President Janet Napolitano’s office. This comes after a state audit

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California State Controller Yee Looking to Create Additional Restrictions on State Tax Board

California State Controller Betty T. Yee proposed new rules last month that aim to prevent conflicts of interest and other ethical lapses by members of California’s tax board. Yee wants these new rules in place while the tax board awaits the results of investigations into allegations of mismanagement by the state Department of Justice. Governor

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Proposed Bill would create a Powerful new Job in L.A. County

A proposed new legislation would create a powerful new job called the county executive of Los Angeles that will apparently solve an issue that people running for office have; not having enough higher offices to run for. The bill would also expand the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors from five members to seven. Apparently,

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Trump Plans on Copying Canada’s Immigration System

President Trump has mentioned various times that he intends to reform the U.S.’s immigration system and that he wants it to be like Canada’s immigration system. However, this is not that easy because the United States and Canada are two different nations that deal with different issues. Canada happens to have a more selective immigration

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One of Maryland’s Largest ACA Insurers wants to Increase Premiums

One of the largest healthcare insurance companies in the Mid-Atlantic region is stating that it will need to increase premiums by double-digits next year to avoid losing more money. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield insures 215,000 people in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace. CareFirst has been selling plans in the

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California Lawmakers vow to fight any new Offshore oil and gas Drilling

California lawmakers have vowed to battle any new offshore oil and gas drilling off of California’s coastal waters. This is in response to the executive order signed by President Trump that is aimed at expanding oil and gas drilling in environments that were protected by former President Barack Obama. California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (Santa

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First Known Case of Deportation of Dreamer with DACA Reported

In February of this year, Customs and Border Patrol detained and deported a 23-year-old man that had active Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. The man is named Juan Manuel Montes and he is the first known person with DACA protection to be deported under the Trump administration. According to Montes, was walking through

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