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Fast food, health care workers to get substantial raises

This year all workers in California saw a minimum wage increase to $16 effective Jan. 1, but two different industries will soon be getting a higher raise. Fast-food workers will see an increase to $20 an hour beginning in April, and health care workers will see varying increases effective June 1.  

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Voting allows your voice to be heard. It is important for all of us to have a say in issues that directly impact our lives, from human rights, education and health care, to the environment and our economy.

State law will limit book bans

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1078 into law on Sept. 25. The new law ensures students in California have access to a well-rounded, diverse and inclusive education.

New law would ban certain food additives

Come 2027 red dye may no longer be found on California grocery shelves, if Gov. Gavin Newsom signs the California Food Safety Act next month. 

Bill aims to increase teacher wages

On April 26, Assembly Bill 938 was introduced by California Assemblymember, Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) and if passed, the bill will raise teacher and school staff pay by 50% by 2030.

Los Angeles’ poor air quality reflected in report

Los Angeles received an F grade in the 2023 “State of the Air” annual report. The failing grade is due to the bad air quality in the region. 

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