Toni AtkinsThe leader of the California state Senate says negotiations over whether gig economy workers at companies like Lyft, Uber, and Postmates should be classified as employees will likely continue into next year.

Story by Ben Adler.

(Photo: Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins - Rich Pedroncelli / AP / via Capital Public Radio)

 

 

 

 

 

 

770px Coal fired Power PlantThe Trump administration’s new Endangered Species Act regulations released this week could breathe new life into a twice-defeated effort to grandfather Obama-era environmental rules into California law.

Story by Ben Adler.

More of the interview can be found HERE.

(Photo: Rennett Stowe from USA [CC BY 2.0])

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Childhood EducationCalifornia spends more on health treatment than prevention. Advocates are pushing for more investment in housing, early childhood education and other environmental factors that could prevent chronic disease.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo credit: University of the Fraser Valley [CC BY 2.0])

 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

 

 

 

 

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