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Will unemployment rates continue to rise in November despite record job growth?

November 28, 2022 / By

California saw a historic spike in job creation allowing the governor’s office to report a restorative number of jobs available since the pandemic began.

California hosts Heat Symposium to combat extreme heat across the State

October 27, 2022 / By
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On October 18, the State of California held its first-ever Extreme Heat Symposium to harness the collective power of extreme heat industry experts, community leaders, state policymakers, scientists, and community members to set the stage for extreme heat actions throughout the state in the upcoming years.

Bill to support domestic violence survivors signed into law

October 3, 2022 / By
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Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the signing of Assembly Bill (AB) 2369, which will encourage more survivors to seek Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVROs) by requiring the court to order abusers to pay for a survivor’s attorney’s fees and costs.

The Bivalent COVID-19 booster will be available to children as young as five next month

September 23, 2022 / By
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children as young as five years old will soon be authorized to get the updated COVID-19 booster vaccine beginning in the middle of October.

CARB bans sale of new gas-powered vehicles

September 16, 2022 / By

In order to curb climate change, the California Air Resource Board (CARB) voted on August 25 to ban the sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035. 

California lawmakers approve 3200ft setbacks for new and existing wells

September 6, 2022 / By and
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On August 31, Senate Bill (SB) 1137, a bill that will prevent new permits for oil and gas drilling within a 3,200-feet comprehensive health and safety zone, was voted 25-10 by Senators to advance to the Governor’s desk.