Tag: proposition 54

New state laws set to take effect

Twelve propositions that passed on California’s ballot for 2016 included legislation on education, plastic bags, marijuana, tobacco, criminal justice and taxation.

Voters elect total recall for Davis: Action star terminates governor

After six-weeks of blowout campaigning and record spending, California's historic gubernatorial recall effort culminated Tuesday as voters turned out en force to recall recently elected Gov. Gray Davis and replace him with action-movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Recall back on

An 11-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday to overturn the Sept. 15 decision to postpone the recall election.

Prop. 54 would risk public health

Proposition 54, the so-called Racial Privacy Initiative, which would bar states and local governments from collecting racial and ethnic information, is detrimental to advances in medicine, equality in education and safeguards in law enforcement.

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