Editorials

Editorials

Want economic justice? Get behind Sacramento sales tax hike

On Thursday, June 7, 2018, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg proposed a November ballot measure that would renew a half-cent sales tax for public safety and add another half-cent to fund neighborhood services, housing and jobs. It is a response to the calls for economic justice after the police killing of Stephon Clark.

Here's what's in California's cap-and-trade deal

The deal Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders in the Legislature made to extend the state's cap-and-trade system to battle climate change has many elements, including some to win Republican votes.