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Young voters embrace vote-by-mail option

Californians now have the option to vote by mail for every election. In an informal survey conducted at the University of La Verne, 20 undergraduate students were asked whether they vote in person, by mail – or at all.

New law calls for pay transparency, equity

A state law that goes into effect Jan. 1 will require employers to provide current employees with the pay scale for their positions, and companies will also need to post the salary ranges for all job postings. 

Outdoor watering restrictions set to start June 1

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California declared a water shortage emergency on April 27, and issued a one-day-a-week outdoor watering restriction for parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, which is home to about 6 million southern Californians effective June 1. 

Proposal would halt new gas-powered car sales by 2026

The California Air Resources Board has begun drafting the Advanced Clean Cars II Proposal,  a set of regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase the number of zero-emission vehicles for sale. 

Proposed law would codify Roe in state constitution

California lawmakers are proposing a state constitutional amendment to protect a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion. This comes as a result of the leaked opinion regarding the Supreme Court’s pending decision to overturn Roe v. Wade earlier this month.

California could become a sanctuary for trans youth

California Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, is working to make California a refuge for trans youth from across the nation.

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