Will New York Copy California’s Most Successful Housing Reform?

Will New York Copy California’s Most Successful Housing Reform?

This post was originally published on this site  In a truly rare turn of events, California’s successful approach to legalizing more types of housing is serving as inspiration for reforms elsewhere in the country. Over the past several years, lawmakers in the Golden State have passed a suite of bills...

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California is swimming in money. How will Gavin Newsom spend California’s budget surplus?

California is swimming in money. How will Gavin Newsom spend California’s budget surplus?

This post was originally published on this site SACRAMENTO, Calif. — For the second year in a row, California is poised to avoid economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, leaving Gov. Gavin Newsom with a good problem: how to spend a projected $31 billion surplus. By Monday, Newsom must unveil...

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Elder decides not to challenge Newsom

Elder decides not to challenge Newsom

This post was originally published on this siteConservative talk show host Larry Elder announced Tuesday he will not be challenging current California Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2022.Elder was the top challenger in a failed recall election against Newsom in 2021, with two-thirds of the state…

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Power lines started California’s Dixie Fire: investigators

Power lines started California’s Dixie Fire: investigators

This post was originally published on this siteThe Dixie Fire, one of the largest in California history, was started last year when power lines came in contact with a tree, according to investigators. “After a meticulous and thorough investigation, CAL FIRE has determined that the Dixie…

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California to require boosters for health care workers

California to require boosters for health care workers

This post was originally published on this siteThe state of California will require that all healthcare workers receive their COVID-19 booster. In a tweet posted Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced: “California will require healthcare workers to get their booster. With…

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California sues Walmart over toxic waste dumping

California sues Walmart over toxic waste dumping

This post was originally published on this site The US state of California announced Monday it is suing Walmart, alleging the retail giant unlawfully disposes of millions of toxic waste items. The state said it had conducted 58 inspections of trash compactors at Walmart stores between 2015 and 2021 and...

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Independent redistricting panels aim to draw fairer maps but still invite controversy

Independent redistricting panels aim to draw fairer maps but still invite controversy

This post was originally published on this siteAs the 14 commissioners of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission drew the state’s new congressional districts over the past week, they pored over maps on Zoom sessions that often stretched late into the night, scooping up census tracts as building blocks to create...

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California reintroduces mask mandate for indoor public spaces

California reintroduces mask mandate for indoor public spaces

This post was originally published on this site Authorities in California said Monday they were reinstating mask mandates in all indoor public spaces to try to curb the resurgence of Covid-19 in recent weeks. The mask mandate, which will come into force Wednesday, applies to all individuals, whether vaccinated or...

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California readies for wave of out-of-state abortion-seekers

California readies for wave of out-of-state abortion-seekers

This post was originally published on this site California is preparing to welcome an influx of people seeking abortions from across the country if the United States Supreme Court overturns the half-century old legal framework guaranteeing a woman’s right to a termination. The issue of abortion is a faultline that...

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The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

This post was originally published on this site  Air China flight crew members in hazmat suits walk through the arrivals area at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. The United States has confirmed its first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. |...

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