Supporters promote SB 17 under the banner of drug pricing “transparency,” which really refers to the government’s effort to force drug manufacturers to disclose confidential and sensitive business records. Forced disclosure could jeopardize future financing.
The most recent proposal in Congress would have troops pay $100 a month upfront for two years for their GI Bill. That would mean that a private would be taxed 6.25 percent of their $19,200 annual base pay for their GI Bill.
Political blindness led 14 Republicans in California to vote against the interests of their own constituents. In voting for the American Health Care Act, they voted to make life harder for people and they are telling us it’s a better solution.
A new nonprofit, formed by many of the primary supporters of Prop. 64, believes the governor’s initial budget and regulatory proposals reflect voter intent and preserves Prop. 64’s fundamental framework while taking the smart approach.
The Center for Environmental Health tested more than 250 food cans for BPA, finding nearly 20 percent from California stores that tested positive are not included in or not adequately identified by the state’s database.
Instead of California kids being taken from their families and schools, alternatives to youth prison would provide counseling, mentoring, job training and opportunities to help them become productive adults.
President Donald Trump’s new travel ban will be heard by two federal appeals courts this week, and the courts should say the government cannot act on the basis of animus toward any particular religion.