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17 Initiatives Qualify for November Ballot

17 Initiatives Qualify for November Ballot

Voters have been warned for a while to be prepared for a seemingly never-ending series of ballot measures, and on Thursday the secretary of state released the final list of what initiatives qualified. Seventeen total. And while voters will read and learn more as the campaigns unfold between now and Election Day, here is a […]

In Search of a Legitimate Labor Movement

In Search of a Legitimate Labor Movement

Sarah has worked for a major grocery store chain for the past 25 years. Adjusting for inflation, she makes less now than she did over a decade ago, especially since her hours were cut in order for her employer to avoid being required to offer her health insurance. Even more difficult, she is “on call” […]

Which Initiatives Will Qualify for California’s 2016 Ballot? Look for the Union Label

Which Initiatives Will Qualify for California’s 2016 Ballot? Look for the Union Label

Pot initiatives join forces

Pot initiatives join forces

By James Poulos . Skittish at the thought of divided loyalties leading rival pot initiatives to defeat, two major marijuana legalization groups united behind the well-funded effort associated with Silicon Valley heavyweight Sean Parker. Concentrated support His initiative, which counts Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom among its supporters, brought on the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform. “Coalition board member Antonio […]

November 2016 California Ballot: Potential 80 (Not a Typo) Measures on Ballot

November 2016 California Ballot: Potential 80 (Not a Typo) Measures on Ballot

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