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Cash Payments Take Center Stage In Gov. Newsom’s 1st Recall Ad

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As both summer and the scheduling of a recall election date loom, Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make sure Californians know about the cash payments and prize money he is doling out. “Newsom is delivering money to your pocket,” a narrator says over a video of a smiling family gathered on a couch in a campaign ad Newsom released Thursday, his first of the recall. It references $1,100 in one-time cash payments he proposed in his state budget. The spot is one of three now airi...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, California, California News, Ap, San Diego, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Republican, Gavin Newsom, University Of Southern California, Cox, Sacramento Calif, Faulconer, Kevin Faulconer, John Cox, University of California Los Angeles


Newsom Declares State Of Emergency, Grid Operator Urges Power Conservation For Second Day Amid High Heat

LOS ANGELES (AP/CBS13) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday declared a state of emergency and the state’s power grid operator called for a second day of energy conservation as a triple-digit heatwave hits the West. Friday’s Flex Alert will be in place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday’s Flex Alert was the first of the year and was issued from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to help relieve stress on the state’s power grid. The California Independent System Operator (CAISO), which manages the grid, called f...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Los Angeles, Ap, Gavin Newsom, Newsom, Mainzer, Elliot Mainzer, California Independent System Operator CAISO, Flex Alert, Governor Gavin Newsom, California ISO, CBSN Sacramento Feed, Newsom Declares State


Californians Must Actively Look For Work To Get Unemployment As Of July 11

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Californians will need to actively apply for jobs in order to receive unemployment benefits, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration announced Thursday. Federal law requires people who are out of work to be actively looking for jobs to be eligible for unemployment benefits. But the federal government let states waive that requirement during the pandemic because so many businesses were ordered to close. California’s Employment Development Department has waived its work-...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Congress, California, Unemployment, Gavin Newsom, Sacramento Calif, U S Department of Labor, Employment Development Department, Newsom, California s Employment Development Department, Michael Bernick, Rita Saenz, California Workforce Association


Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

By KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as one of the greatest honors he has as president. Biden signed into law a bill to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday. The House voted 415-14 on Wednesday to send the bill to Biden, while the Senate passed the bill unanimously the day before. “This is a day of profound weight and profound powe...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Alabama, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, United States, Tennessee, House, Arizona


Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

Tom Brenner/Reuters The House voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq. The 2002 AUMF paved the way for the invasion of Iraq in March 2003. There's a growing bipartisan effort to scrap post-9/11 laws that gave presidents broad authority to wage war. See more stories on Insider's business page. The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq.The resolution, sponsored by...
Tags: Politics, California, Washington, Senate, Iraq, US, Trends, Iran, House, House Of Representatives, Tehran, Iraq War, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Lee, AUMF


Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act, ruling that Texas doesn't have standing to challenge Obama's signature healthcare law

The Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Patrick Semansky/AP The Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. The court said that GOP-controlled states challenging the law in the case lacked standing. The ruling in the case, California v. Texas, was 7-2. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, saying that the red states challenging the law in the case lacked standing.The 7-2 ruling l...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Obama, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Arizona, Affordable Care Act


Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act, tossing out a challenge against Obama's signature health care law for lack of standing

In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo an American flag waves in front of the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Supreme Court punted on a case over whether the Trump administration can exclude people in the country illegally from the count used for divvying up congressional seats. Patrick Semansky/AP The US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act, saying that defendants in the case lacked standing.California v. Texas was the Supreme Court's th...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Obama, California, Washington, Trends, Affordable Care Act, Capitol Hill, US supreme court, Trump, Patrick Semansky, Kelly McLaughlin, Speed desk


Uber And Lyft Drivers Call For Federal Intervention In Their Gig Worker Labor Fight

(CNN) — It’s been more than a year since San Francisco Uber driver Lucas Chamberlain was knocked unconscious by a would-be customer who attacked him during an argument over whether or not the patron was old enough to ride solo. “I woke up with blood coming down under my eye,” Chamberlain told CNN Business. “I was like, ‘Why are there rocks in my mouth?’ It was my broken teeth.” The March 15, 2020 attack temporarily put Chamberlain in the hospital, which only made his problems worse. He says he i...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Business, Politics, California, Joe Biden, Economy, Biden, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Trump, Chamberlain, Economic Policy Institute, AB, Uber Lyft, Tulchin Research


Court again leaves Affordable Care Act in place

This article was updated on June 17 at 5:16 p.m. In a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected another effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, the health care reform law often regarded as the signature legislative achievement of former President Barack Obama. The justices did not reach the main issue in the case: whether the entirety of the ACA was rendered unconstitutional when Congress eliminated the penalty for failing to obtain health insurance. Instead, by a v...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, California, Court, Barack Obama, House Of Representatives, Biden, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ACA, Medicaid, King, Irs, Trump


If you can’t beat them, bully them into joining you

For several decades now, politicians around the world have tried to curtail tax competition to make it easier for them to increase the tax burdens on their citizens without them fleeing to other lower-tax jurisdictions. The best way to achieve their goal is to create a global high-tax cartel. If implemented, the recent G7 countries’ agreement to impose minimum taxes on multinational companies would get them much closer to this shady objective. It’s no mystery why politicians don’t like tax compe...
Tags: California, Opinion, White House, Sport, Soccer, United States, Metro, Don, Legislature, Mercatus Center, Veronique De Rugy, Opinion columns


California Offering Free Six Flags Tickets To 50,000 Californians With At Least One Vaccine Dose

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is giving away more goodies to people who get coronavirus vaccinations and plans to make it easier to show who has been inoculated as health officials and businesses encourage people to get their shots so they can fully partake in the state’s newly reopened economy. A day after giving away $1.5 million each to 10 vaccinated jackpot winners, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced a new incentive: Six Flags locations are giving free tickets to 50,000 Californ...
Tags: Politics, New York, California, California News, Los Angeles, Ap, Hawaii, Michelin, Republican, Chamber of Commerce, Valencia, Gavin Newsom, Six Flags, Sacramento Calif, Cal OSHA, Newsom


Many States Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

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A Republican congressman refused to shake hands with a DC police officer beaten by Trump loyalists on Jan. 6, according to 2 House members

D.C. Metropolitan Police Department Officer Michael Fanone, addresses the media after a meeting with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, to urge Republican senators to support a bipartisan commission to investigate the events of January 6th attack on the Capitol, on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Tom Williams/Getty Images Rep. Andrew Clyde refused to shake hands with Michael Fanone, a DC police officer who was assaulted on Jan. 6. Two members of Congress shared Fanone's story on Tuesday via Twitter...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Maine, House, Mitch McConnell, Republican, Illinois, Trump, Clyde


Gov. Newsom’s coronavirus reopening tour rolls into Six Flags Magic Mountain

VALENCIA — Gov. Gavin Newsom renewed this week’s celebration inspired by the lifting of widespread pandemic measures by rolling into Six Flags Magic Mountain on Wednesday, June 16, aiming to encourage Californians to enjoy the state’s attractions to help rekindle the economy — and to roll up their sleeves if they have yet to be vaccinated. I’m at an event this morning where @GavinNewsom will be speaking. Park President Don McCoy is ramping up toward the governor’s remarks. pic.twitter.com/lZu8h...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Education, California, Government, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Community, Cbs, Republican Party, James Corden, Valencia, Gavin Newsom, Robert Durst


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Missouri


Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Missouri


10 Things in Politics: The Trump Org. figures on prosecutors' radars

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:The 4 Trump Organization figures who could guide prosecutors through the company's financesJamie Dimon says JPMorgan is sitting on $500 billion in cash in anticipation of higher inflationThe 5 most popular places to move to all have good weather, lower taxes, and conservative politicsOne thing to watch for: ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Nbc, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, China, Politico, Russia, New York City, US, America, Barack Obama


A former US lawmaker known as 'Putin's favorite congressman" marched to the Capitol on January 6

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) speaks during a House Foreign Affairs Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats Subcommittee hearing. Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters A former California congressman participated in the January 6 march to the Capitol that preceded the insurrection. Internet detectives identified Dana Rohrabacher in video footage from the scene earlier this month. Rohrabacher told the Portland Press Herald he discouraged his fellow protesters from entering the building. See more stories...
Tags: Japan, Politics, Putin, Congress, California, Russia, US, Trends, Maine, House, House Of Representatives, Trump, Capitol, Portland Press Herald, Dana Rohrabacher, Rohrabacher


Rep. Barbara Lee says Biden putting US on course to end 'forever wars' with support for 2002 AUMF repeal

Debris are seen following a US-led coalition airstrike hits Headquarters of al Nusra Front in Aleppo, Syria on November 06, 2014. Ahmed Hasan Ubeyd/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images In 2002, Congress passed an Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq. In 2020, the AUMF was cited by the Trump administration to justify killing Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. The White House on Monday announced its support for repealing the law. See more stories on Insider's business page. When the T...
Tags: Obama, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Islamic State, Iraq, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Syria, Afghanistan, House, Al Qaeda, Somalia, Vietnam


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Possible?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Missouri, Cbs


The Station: Robotaxi apps on the rise, an AI pioneer’s new startup and mobility event highlights

Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. Welp, the mobility event is over and we had loads of interesting interviews and anyone with an Extra Crunch subscription can access the videos. For instance, Rita Liao moderated a panel with executives from three Chinese robotaxi companies — WeRide, AutoX and Momenta — that also test and develop in Europe and the United States. One inter...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Asia, Twitter, Europe, Indonesia, California, Senate, White House, China, Russia, Softbank, America, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg


Apple told former White House counsel Don McGahn that his and his wife's records were subpoenaed by Trump DOJ in 2018: NYT

Donald McGahn, lawyer and Trump advisor, exits following a meeting of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City, U.S., June 9, 2016. Reuters/Brendan McDermid Apple told Don McGahn last month that the DOJ subpoenaed information on an account in February 2018, according to the NYT. The action occurred while McGahn was still serving under then-President Donald Trump. According to the NYT, it is unclear what FBI a...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Congress, California, White House, Russia, New York City, US, Trends, Fbi, New York Times, Department Of Justice, Times, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Doj


Apple told former White House counsel Don McGahn that his records were subpoenaed by DOJ in 2018: NYT

Donald McGahn, lawyer and Trump advisor, exits following a meeting of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City, U.S., June 9, 2016. Reuters/Brendan McDermid Apple told Don McGahn last month that the DOJ subpoenaed information on an account in February 2018, according to the NYT. The action occurred while McGahn was still serving under then-President Donald Trump. According to the NYT, it is unclear what FBI a...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Congress, California, White House, Russia, New York City, US, Trends, Fbi, New York Times, Department Of Justice, Times, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Doj


Pelosi says that she won't 'give up on Joe Manchin' over his opposition to sweeping voting-rights legislation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Speaker Pelosi said that she would not "give up" on fellow Democrat Joe Manchin over voting rights. Pelosi pointed to Manchin's tenure as W.V. governor and secretary of state in gauging his thinking. She said that the congressional leaders may be able to address concerns that he has with the bill. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California on Sunday said that she w...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Mississippi, Congress, California, Senate, West Virginia, Trends, Cnn, House, Nancy Pelosi, Voting Rights, State, Democratic Party, Pelosi, Manchin


Pandemic restrictions will largely vanish this week. Politics? Or science?

At the stroke of midnight on June 15, the spell will break. Masks can fall. Churches and gyms and movie theaters can fill up. We’ll finally be able to tell a smile from a scowl, and sales of lip balm — and, perhaps, breath mints — will surely rise. As California stands on the precipice of normalcy after more than a year of pandemic drama and trauma, some worry. Are we really ready? Is the state that valiantly vowed to follow the science really following the science? Juliana Ibaraki, a junior ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, News, California, Stanford, India, Sport, European Union, Public Health, Soccer, Metallica, States, UC Berkeley, Ny, New York State


Top Justice Department officials Sessions, Barr and Rosenstein all deny knowledge of secret subpoenas targeting Democratic lawmakers

Attorney General William Barr, left, stands with former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, following a farewell ceremony for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the Great Hall at the Department of Justice in Washington, Thursday, May 9, 2019. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Former attorney generals Jeff Sessions and Bill Barr have denied knowledge of secret DoJ subpoenas. The subpoenas targeted Democratic lawmakers as part of a leaks probe. The DoJ has not revealed who authorized the ph...
Tags: Apple, Politics, California, Washington, Politico, Russia, Trends, Cnn, House, New York Times, Nancy Pelosi, Department Of Justice, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department


Gov. Newsom Signs Order Officially Marking End Of California Stay-At-Home Order

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Tags: Health, Politics, News, California, California News, Republican, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, Sacramento Calif, Newsom, Coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom, California s Health and Human Services Agency, Tomás Aragón, Coronnavirus, Ann Patterson Newsom


New Yorkers who don't identify as male or female can use 'X' to designate their gender on driver's licenses and other government documents, new bill says

Gay pride flags decorate the Stonewall National Monument at Christopher Park in front of the Stonewall Inn on June 02, 2021 in New York City. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images New York lawmakers passed Friday a bill to allow a third option for a person's gender on official documents. People who do not identify as either male or female would be able to mark their gender as "X." The Biden administration hinted previously it could adopt a similar policy at the national level. See more stories on ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, California, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Wisconsin, Manhattan, Lgbtq, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Daily News


Watergate figure John Dean described the Trump DOJ's surveillance of House Democrats as 'Nixon on stilts and steroids'

John Dean is seen testifying before the House Judiciary Committee hearing about Lessons from the Mueller Report on June 10, 2019. Saul Loeb/AFP John Dean described the Trump DOJ's surveillance of Democrats as "Nixon on stilts and steroids." Dean criticized Bill Barr, alleging that the former attorney general was committed to serving Trump. Rep. Adam Schiff of California has called for "a full accounting of the Trump DOJ's abuse of power." See more stories on Insider's business ...
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