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Gov. Newsom Budget Proposal Doubles Down On High Speed Rail, Electric Vehicles

Gov. Newsom Budget Proposal Doubles Down On High Speed Rail, Electric Vehicles

Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Gov. Gavin Newsom reiterated a commitment to supporting the development of high-speed rail projects on Thursday, highlighting a $9.1 billion transit package to support transportation projects statewide. The governor presented his $286.4 billion budget proposal on Monday. The spending plan includes billions for transportation projects across the […]

California Bill Would Keep Courts From Exposing Immigration Status

California Bill Would Keep Courts From Exposing Immigration Status

By Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Hoping to expand protections for undocumented immigrants in court, a California legislator introduced a bill this week that would permanently protect a person’s immigration status in public court records. Senate Bill 836 expands on provisions of an existing bill, SB 785, which was signed into law by […]

California Democrats Propose $163 Billion Tax Hike To Fund Single-Payer Health Care

California Democrats Propose $163 Billion Tax Hike To Fund Single-Payer Health Care

By Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Democratic lawmakers unveiled a plan Thursday to fund what could be the nation’s first universal healthcare program, announcing a proposal that would increase taxes for certain individuals and businesses to fund government-run healthcare for all Californians. The new measure proposes increasing taxes for certain individuals and businesses […]

California Democrats And GOP File Bills For Stronger Theft Punishment

California Democrats And GOP File Bills For Stronger Theft Punishment

 Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square Contributor A security guard, right, stands at the entrance to a Nordstrom department store at the Grove mall in Los Angeles, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, where a recent smash-and-grab robbery took place. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) (The Center Square) – After a series of retail thefts at high-profile stores last […]

California Chips Away At ‘NIMBY’ Zoning Restrictions In 2022

California Chips Away At ‘NIMBY’ Zoning Restrictions In 2022

By Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square A group of closely-spaced tract homes in San Jose, California. PBK-PG / Shutterstock (The Center Square) – Dozens of new housing bills passed by the California Legislature are set to take effect in the new year, bringing reform to a history of “not in my backyard” zoning limitations to […]

Porch Piracy Runs Rampant In San Francisco, Driving Some Residents From City

Porch Piracy Runs Rampant In San Francisco, Driving Some Residents From City

By Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Pauline Li knows what it’s like to be targeted by porch pirates. From groceries to feminine products to electronics, Li has lost track of the number of packages that have vanished from her porch because she was not home when the delivery arrived. “It’s […]

Cal/OSHA Will Hold Off Implementing Vaccine Or Testing Requirement For Large Businesses

Cal/OSHA Will Hold Off Implementing Vaccine Or Testing Requirement For Large Businesses

 Madison Hirneisen – https://www.thecentersquare.com/ – Staff Reporter (The Center Square) – The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) will hold off implementing a mandate-or-test workplace vaccination rule as a new federal OSHA requirement faces mounting legal challenges across the U.S. Cal/OSHA has announced it will wait to implement a requirement for employers with 100 […]

California Leads In Jobs Gains, Still Holds Highest Unemployment Rate

California Leads In Jobs Gains, Still Holds Highest Unemployment Rate

by Madison Hirneisen, Center Square Staff Reporter (The Center Square) – California had the largest job gains in October but it can’t shake the highest unemployment rate in the nation, according to an employment report released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The report found that California and Nevada had the highest unemployment rate […]

California Leads In Jobs Gains, Still Holds Highest Unemployment Rate

California Leads In Jobs Gains, Still Holds Highest Unemployment Rate

By Madison Hirneisen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – California had the largest job gains in October but it can’t shake the highest unemployment rate in the nation, according to an employment report released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The report found that California and Nevada had the highest unemployment rate in the nation […]