California’s construction industry is exempted from the governor’s ‘stay-at-home’ mandate, meaning nearly 1 million employees can keep getting paychecks. How are workers staying safe?
Story y Chris Nichols.
(Photo: Construction scaffolding sits in a housing development in Folsom, Calif. - Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio)
California’s Attorney General wants the federal government to take full advantage of a 1950s-era law that directs companies to manufacture emergency supplies.
Story by Nicole Nixon.
(Photo: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra - Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo)
California is currently working to lease hotels and motels for homeless people during the crisis. If that works out, it could also mean purchasing the properties from owners, who may be under economic duress during a recession.
Story by Scott Rodd.
(Photo: Homeless people camp out in from of the San Francisco Ballet Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in San Francisco - Ben Margot / AP Photo)