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  • CA demanda a los federales para proteger los fondos de las escuelas públicas de la Ley CARES

    SACRAMENTO, California – California, otros cuatro estados y Washington, D.C., están demandando para evitar que el gobierno federal desvíe la ayuda del coronavirus destinada a escuelas de bajos ingresos y la envíe a escuelas privadas y religiosas. La semana pasada, la Secretaria de Educación Betsy DeVos emitió una regla...
  • CA Sues Feds to Protect CARES Act Public School Funds

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California, four other states and Washington, D.C., are suing to stop the federal government from siphoning off coronavirus aid meant for low-income schools and sending it to private and religious schools. Last week, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued an interim final rule that requires CARES Act funds be “equitably...
  • Could CA’s Internet Privacy Law Help Save Journalism?

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Journalists and internet privacy activists are speaking out in the wake of a recent hearing on big data and privacy in Washington, D.C., arguing that tech companies’ ad practices are hollowing out the news business and even threatening democracy. They contended the problem is that companies...
  • Primary Results Boost Environmental Justice in CA

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The election results are trending positively for environmental justice in California – with the likely defeat of Proposition 70 and the passage of Proposition 68. Prop 70 would have required a two-thirds majority for the State Legislature to appropriate funds for climate change-related projects....
  • CA Lawmakers Wear Jeans Today, Taking a Stand Against Sexual Violence

        Suzanne Potter California News Service     SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today is Denim Day at the Capitol. It isn’t just an early “casual Friday,” but a show of solidarity for victims and survivors of sexual violence.   Many lawmakers and victims’ advocates will be wearing jeans at...
  • Rare Chance to Sound Off

    Suzanne Potter / California News Service LOS ANGELES — The futures of the Sequoia, Sierra and Inyo national forests are at stake, and the public has a once-in-a-generation chance to shape them. The U.S. Forest Service is taking public comment on its draft of the new forest plans, which come...

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