As vaccination rates rise and COVID’s hold on American society begins to wane, many are still struggling with the effects of the pandemic. Efforts surrounding mental health have come into greater focus over the past year, especially on the effects of isolation due to COVID-19.
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Marcia Godwin, professor of public administration, discussed Congressional districts that flipped in 2020, shifts in voting trends, and the media’s role in the outcomes, with 31 Zoom participants on Tuesday.
An amendment to Assembly Bill 46, titled the “The Youth Empowerment Act,” would create a California Youth Empowerment Commission with other changes to support youth political activity.
Assembly Bill 988, “The Miles Hall Lifeline Act,” was introduced by California Assembly member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, D-Orinda, on Feb. 18. It would require the state to designate 988 as a mental health crisis hotline.
California lawmakers will consider legislation that would reform how California distributes financial aid, enabling students, who were not previously eligible for Cal Grants to participate in the program.
California Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, has proposed legislation that requires social media platforms to post a disclaimer on photos that have been retouched for promotional purposes.
If a California workplace puts employees or customers in danger from exposure to COVID-19, that workplace must communicate to those employees and customers immediately that they have been exposed, under a new state law that went into effect last month.
The law, Assembly Bill 376, was approved by the legislature in August 2020, and went into effect last month. It protects students who borrow for their education as follows: It sets time frames for student loan providers that must be followed; it maintains records; and it requires proper training for customer service personnel in how […]
A law that would have prohibited the sale of flavored tobacco in California has been delayed until the next general election. The law, known by its bill number SB-793, would have given California the toughest state restrictions on flavored tobacco in the country after it was approved by Gov. Gavin Newsom last August.
Now that Proposition 22 has passed, app-based drivers could be looking at a future with little to no benefits and low wages.