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GOP Health Proposal Would Upend Consumers’ Cost Calculations In California

For better or worse, Californians who aren’t insured through their employers could see major changes in their health insurance costs under a Republican replacement... Read more »

Few Voters Decide Big Issues

Turnout was expected to be low for Tuesday’s Los Angeles County elections. And it was. Unofficial figures released early Wednesday put the turnout figure at 11.29... Read more »

House GOP Health Bill Jettisons Insurance Mandate, Much Of Medicaid Expansion

House Republicans unveiled their much anticipated health law replacement plan Monday, slashing the law’s Medicaid expansion and scrapping the requirement that... Read more »

L.A. Residents Asked to Identify Funding Priorities

How the City of Los Angeles should spend over $120 million in federal grants on affordable housing, street lights, parks, business assistance or other community... Read more »

County Moves to Shut Down Illegal Pot Shops

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend a ban on the cultivation, manufacture, processing, testing, transportation and retail sale of... Read more »

If Obamacare Is Being Repealed, Do The Uninsured Still Face Penalties?

California Healthline – In some recent emails, readers asked about what to expect as Republicans move to overhaul the health law. Should people bother paying... Read more »

Calif. Minimum-Wage Hike Helps, but Not Nearly Enough

Low-wage workers won a victory with California’s minimum-wage increase, in effect starting this week. The increases will be yearly and incremental, this year,... Read more »

Don’t Answer, Don’t Update: Drivers’ Handheld Cell Use Now Illegal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – There’s a new reality for morning commuters, no more multitasking behind the wheel when you’re stuck in one of California’s legendary... Read more »

New CA Law Seeks to Right a Wrong for Young Victims of Sex Trafficking

This week, a new state law is in effect aimed at protecting children who are victims of sexual abuse. Law enforcement officers in California no longer can arrest... Read more »

Workers Back Anti-Wage Theft Bill

Janitors, housekeepers, airline and restaurant workers were among participants supporting legislation to end wage theft at a town hall meeting Friday in Highland... Read more »

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