California

An Obama Economist Explains How to Help Working Moms
A Q-and-A with White House adviser Betsey Stevenson
September 22, 2014

A Q-and-A with White House adviser Betsey Stevenson.

Pass This Bill or a Sick Waiter Will Sneeze on Your Food
Pay attention, national Democrats. California is onto something.
August 27, 2014

It would help stressed-out workers and the businesses that employ them. Hey, Democrats, are you paying attention?

It's Time to Pay Prisoners the Minimum Wage
Paying just $2 a day hurts our economy and punishes families
August 15, 2014

Giving convicts labor equality will help our conscience and our bottom line. 

How Much Is Obamacare Raising Your Insurance Rate? Depends on Which State You Live In.
August 04, 2014

The critics were sure premiums would skyrocket next year. Looks like the critics were wrong. Again.

It's a Summer of Record Heat, Drought, and Wildfires
California is in the middle of its worst drought in decades.
July 22, 2014

It's not just the time of year and it's not just you.

A New Provision Threatens California Inmates' First Amendment Rights
A year after the hunger strike, some things have improved, but some things have gotten worse
July 13, 2014

A year after the hunger strike, some things have improved, but some things have gotten worse.

California Gave New Moms and Dads Paid Leave—And It’s Working
Now imagine if paid leave became federal law
June 30, 2014

Now imagine if paid leave became federal law.

I'm Supposed to Be a Cynical Journalist, and I've Fallen in Love with a Politician
The excruciating pain of watching Matt Miller lose
June 16, 2014

The excruciating pain of watching Matt Miller lose.

This Just In: Uninsured in Red States Getting Shaft From Lawmakers
April 16, 2014

The states that need the most help aren't getting it, thanks to conservatives and their friends at the Supreme Court.

Trapped in a Devastating Drought, California Needs to Take on Some Surprising Sacred Cows
March 06, 2014

The state's water situation is life-changing. Here's the behavior that needs to be altered.  

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