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    Máxima responsabilidad

    Por José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Desde esta semana la Corte Suprema de Justicia cuenta con sus 9 miembros reglamentarios, luego de la juramentación de Neil Gorsuch como el magistrado número 113 en sustitución del juez conservador Antonin Scalia, al cabo de un proceso marcado por divisiones entre...
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    Support Enactment of The Healthy California Act, SB 562

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR California’s Senators Ricardo Lara and Toni Atkins have co-authored SB 562, ‘The Healthy California Act’ so as to enable California’s residents to have single payer universal health care insurance coverage as a state program. The 2017-18 CA State Assembly needs to pass this bill despite...
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    Cuenta regresiva

    Por José López Zamorano La Red Hispana En unas semanas, el 28 de abril, vence el plazo para que los líderes republicanos y demócratas de la Cámara de Representantes y del Senado alcancen un acuerdo presupuestal para el resto del año fiscal 2017 que permita evitar la parálisis del...
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    VTA and 2016 MEASURE B’s SALES TAX REVENUES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR What transportation programs will really be funded and implemented by the 2016 Measure B sales tax revenues which will be managed by the County of Santa Clara’s Valley Transit Authority (VTA)? This 2016 Measure, approved by 72% of those who voted last November 8, 2016,...
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    California, A Safe State for Undocumented Immigrants

    Estephany Haro El Observador On Monday, the California senate passed bill SB 54 in response of President Trump’s anti-immigration policies. The bill, proposed by California State Senate President Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) would apply a set of sanctuary policies statewide that would prevent law enforcement from working with...
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    National Universal Health Care Policy May Be Possible

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR According to Rachel Maddow’s commentary (MSNBC 04.02.17, President Trump made a public statement favoring America’s having a ‘universal health care plan’ with a single payor. The U.S. Congress needs to take advantage of this ‘very reasonable statement’ by acting like a non-partisan deliberative body which...
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    La faena de Rudy García

    Por José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Más latinos trabajan en la agricultura que el resto de los grupos raciales o étnicos de Estados Unidos en su conjunto. De acuerdo con cifras censales, más de 736,000 latinos laboran en el campo, la pesca y los bosques, comparado con 638,000...
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    SUPPORT BAIL BOND REFORM…ENACT ASSEMBLY BILL 42

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Introduced by Assembly Member Rob Bonta (CA District 18; Alameda) and supported by six assembly members and four Senators, AB 42 seeks to reform the current jail bail bond industry. A Blue Ribbon Commission recommendation was to reform the current law enforcement-judicial system which results...
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    Una movilización oportuna

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Organizaciones comunitarias, grupos sindicales, denominaciones religiosas y ciudadanos solidarios planean realizar una senda movilización nacional el Primero de Mayo, una fecha que internacionalmente conmemora el Día Internacional del Trabajo, para demandar el fin de los planes para realizar deportaciones masivas y construir un...