Updates in Policy and Government
- California raises wage replacement for new parents, sick workerson September 30, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill to raise payments made to workers taking paid family leave in California.
- Putin's annexation bid in Ukraine triggers new sanctions, Western condemnationon September 30, 2022
U.S. and allies issue new sanctions against Russia and warn other countries not to support the Kremlin's latest annexation of Ukrainian territory.
- In tight California House race, 'red-baiting' mailers accuse candidate of communist tieson September 30, 2022
GOP Rep. Michelle Steel's campaign doctored images to make Democratic rival Jay Chen appear to be a communist sympathizer.
- Your guide to the L.A. City Council District 11 race: Traci Park vs. Erin Darlingon September 30, 2022
Homelessness is the dominant issue in the City Council district serving Venice and other coastal areas.
- Endorsement: Rick Chavez Zbur for Assemblyon September 30, 2022
Zbur's background in environmental policy and LGBTQ rights will make him a strong advocate for Santa Monica and Hollywood in the state Capitol.
- Calmes: Tell-all Trumpists — you should have come clean long agoon September 30, 2022
Books by former Trump officials are filling in the details about the most dangerous presidency in U.S. history. Too bad they took this long.