On August 16, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law which will lower costs for families, combat the climate crisis, reduce the deficit, and finally ask the largest corporations to pay their fair share.
The Mojave Inland Port will create 3,000 new jobs in Kern County with almost $230 million in labor income.
During Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, the board discussed a measure that will appear on the November 2022 ballot to bring more funding into the unincorporated areas of Kern.
Equal Rights Advocates (ERA) released a press release after the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v.
Organizations in Kern County are in the process of applying for the Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF).
A new labor market analysis by the Kern High Road Coalition (KHRC) found that Kern County’s economy has not produced shared prosperity in recent decades, as workers have experienced significant wage declines and inequality.