Updates in Policy and Government
- Newsom earned $1.7 million in 2019. His challengers may have to disclose their taxes tooon May 18, 2021
The Newsoms' vast array of investments, which they put in a blind trust when he took office in 2019, have helped them bankroll an upscale lifestyle.
- Twitter fights Justice Department subpoena over Rep. Nunes parody accounton May 18, 2021
Twitter is fighting a DOJ subpoena related to the user of an account that parodies Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), who has unsuccessfully sought to unmask such users.
- Biden's border closure cracks under pressure from lawsuits, advocates and the easing pandemicon May 17, 2021
Even as Biden officials call Title 42 a "source of pain" and stop expelling asylum seekers to Mexico late at night or far from where they crossed the border, they're defending the Trump-era pandemic-policy.
- Even with huge California surplus, Newsom's budget relies on reserves, analyst sayson May 17, 2021
Newsom's decision to stick with the borrowing proposals is 'shortsighted and inadvisable,' a report from the Legislative Analyst's Office says.
- House consumed by tension over Capitol riot as vote on investigation nearson May 17, 2021
More than four months out from Jan. 6, hostility surrounding the riot is deeply felt on Capitol Hill.
- Op-Ed: A challenge before the Supreme Court should scare believers in reproductive freedomon May 17, 2021
The conservative majority on the Supreme Court has a vehicle to overturn Roe vs. Wade through a Mississippi case that was just granted review.