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California Adds Iowa To ‘Travel Ban’ Due To Its Refusal To Cover Gender Transitions In Medicaid

California Adds Iowa To ‘Travel Ban’ Due To Its Refusal To Cover Gender Transitions In Medicaid

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   California’s attorney general announced the state added Iowa to a “travel ban” on account of the Midwestern state’s refusal to cover gender transitioning procedures within Medicaid. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra made the announcement on Sept. 13 prohibiting taxpayer-funded travel to Iowa for public employees and state university students as of Oct. 4, […]

Simi City Council: Homelessness approach debated, Board of Corrections grant, SEIU contract

Simi City Council: Homelessness approach debated, Board of Corrections grant, SEIU contract

By Debra Tash City Council meeting 1/13/14, healing 6:30 PM (Closed session at 5:30) Agenda At the first council meeting of the year in Simi Valley, order Mr. Smith from Waste Management spoke on agenda item 7c dealing with the city’s growing homeless problem.  Because of break-in’s at their facility the company has had to hire […]

Simi City Council at odds with SB7 prevailing wage bill becoming law.

Simi City Council at odds with SB7 prevailing wage bill becoming law.

By Debra Tash At its October 14th 2013 meeting (Agenda Video), stuff the Simi Valley City Council heard a presentation by staff on a proposal to reduce its fee schedule for commercial and industrial projects.  Staff’s report stated that with the passage and signing by Governor Brown of SB7 (Steinberg), ask the fees schedule would need […]

Simi Valley City Council approves City Fair and Cajun and Blues Festival

Simi Valley City Council approves City Fair and  Cajun and Blues Festival

By Debra Tash July 3, 2013 SIMI VALLEY—The Simi Valley City Council approved financially supporting both the Cajun and Blues Festival run by the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise as well as the Simi Valley Fair and Music Festival, formerly known as Pioneer Days at its July 1st meeting. The City Council decided that Simi […]