capitol nixonCredit: Andrew Nixon / Capital Public RadioA new law requires most employees in the state to receive sexual harassment training starting next year. But it may pose a challenge for large institutions — including state government.

The California Assembly has passed a bill that would change the status of most gig economy workers—along with many other independent contractors.

Use of force bill passes Assembly which would require police to justify the killing of a suspect by showing the action was necessary to protect the officer’s life. Under current law, police only need to show the action was reasonable under these circumstances.

Stories by Scott Rodd.

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California Update

  • Aug 09, 2019

    California Update for Monday, August 12, 2019

    Residential ‘impact fees’ are a big reason it’s so expensive to build a home in California. Those charges are not only expensive, but unpredictable…
  • Aug 08, 2019

    California Update for Friday, August 9, 2019

    The California Republican Party made a blatantly false claim this week saying President Trump was “kicked off” the state’s ballot. PolitiFact…
  • Aug 07, 2019

    California Update for Thursday, August 8, 2019

    Californians spend $50 billion a year on services regulated by the state’s powerful, obscure Public Utilities Commission: electricity, phones, even…
  • Aug 06, 2019

    California Update for Wednesday, August 7, 2019

    California Sen. Dianne Feinstein made some sweeping claims about the United States having the most gun deaths in the world and more guns than people.…
  • Aug 05, 2019

    California Update for Tuesday, August 6, 2019

    Newsom says white supremacy is key priority following shootings. White nationalism has been tied to recent shootings across the country, including in…
  • Aug 04, 2019

    California Update for Monday, August 5, 2019

    California Sen. Kamala Harris’ record as a prosecutor was attacked at the Democratic debate. PolitiFact California took a closer look at that record…
  • Aug 01, 2019

    California Update for Friday, August 2, 2019

    California Sen. Kamala Harris has moved into the top tier of presidential candidates. Wednesday night at the Democratic debate, she faced attacks…
  • Jul 31, 2019

    California Update for Thursday, August 1, 2019

    Bar exam leak gives law students advance look at test topics. The information was initially sent to a select group of law school deans by mistake.…
  • Jul 30, 2019

    California Update for Wednesday, July 31, 2019

    A new law will require presidential candidates to release 5 years of tax returns to appear on California’s primary ballot. Story by Scott Rodd.…

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