Secret settlements and non-disclosure agreements are officially prohibited in sexual harassment cases after the passing of a new law this year.
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A bill that aims to curtail colleges’ and universities’ preferential treatment of legacy admissions has been proposed by Assembly member Phil Ting, D–San Fransisco, in response to the recent admissions scandal.
A proposed federal law could expand the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and provide more areas for hikers, campers and nature enthusiasts.
In light of the rising rates of measles, State Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, a pediatrician, introduced legislation that aims to curb the sale of false medical exemptions for vaccinations.
The California Senate is considering a bill that would require health centers at public universities to provide RU-486, the abortion pill.
Seven months ago, 94 corporations had no women on their boards. As of March 25, 32 of these corporations, or 34 percent of them, have added at least one woman, in compliance with a new state law.
A new bill could lift the financial burden of menstrual products for women in California. Assembly Bill 31, introduced by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, could exempt all menstrual products, including menstrual sponges, menstrual cups, tampons and sanitary napkins from the state sales tax, commonly known as the tampon tax, and increase the accessibility of these necessary […]
On March 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will halt the execution of California’s 737 inmates currently on death row. Newsom calls the death penalty system a human error and discriminatory toward defendants who are mentally ill, black and brown, or who cannot afford legal representation.
In a recent informal poll of 20 University of La Verne students, half said they would support lowering the voting age to 17 in California.
A new assembly bill could require California public schools to implement full-day kindergarten programs by the year 2021.