GOP Minority Leader and Calif. Rep. Kevin McCarthy greatly exaggerated the estimated number of jobs that could be lost if the national minimum wage is raised to $15 per hour. PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols discussed McCarthy’s claim.
Story by Chris Nichols.
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Californians can now bet on how much water will cost them down the line by using a new financial tool called a water futures market. But farmers and advocates alike are raising questions about how effective it might be.
Story by Nina Sparling.