In the News

March 19, 2018

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SACRAMENTO — San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history Wednesday when she becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the California Senate’s top job.

March 14, 2018

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Today, California Sen. Holly J. Mitchell and state Controller Betty T. Yee announced legislation to help address the prevalence of workplace sexual harassment.

Senate Bill 1343 would provide training to more California workers on preventing sexual harassment, as well as how to recognize harassment and who to contact if victimized.

March 14, 2018

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By Taryn Luna

A state senator is pushing legislation to require nearly every worker in California to undergo mandatory sexual harassment training.

March 09, 2018

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Written by Niele Anderson

10 years ago, Karen Bass commissioned a report regarding the State of Black California. The report was a data collecting initiative to provide information on African Americans as it relates to economics, healthcare and education.

March 08, 2018

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By Tashana Davis

With frontrunner Gavin Newsom missing from the stage, three Democratic candidates for California governor participated in the only forum to directly address the concerns of African-American female voters.

Held at Crest Theatre in downtown Sacramento, the February 13 forum was the first of its kind, say organizers.

March 08, 2018

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday announced a new lawsuit against the state of California, escalating a war of words between the conservative administration and the liberal capital of the so-called resistance.

Sessions on Wednesday announced the administration would sue the Golden State over three laws that hinder its ability to enforce federal immigration laws.

March 08, 2018

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By Jeremy Loudenback

California legislators have introduced two new bills aimed at easing the funding delays facing thousands of new foster parents in the state, an unforeseen byproduct of the state’s foster care reforms.