Fixing the DMV requires changes from the top down. Assembly Republicans are calling for the immediate halt to all voter registrations until an independent audit has been completed. If the DMV can’t even register our cars right, it has no business registering voters.
A policy change will unintentionally weaken one of the core principles of Proposition 64, which legalized recreational marijuana for adults. The regulations do not require child-resistant packaging for individual doses.
As firefighters are stretched beyond capacity, we need to focus on ways to improve response time. Unmanned drones can operate in high temperatures, fly at night and in heavy smoke and get to the scene quicker than a fire engine.
The standards pushed by Proposition 12 on the Nov. 6, 2018 ballot are a step backwards at a time when there is impetus for real change. This initiative ensures hens will continue to suffer far into the future.
Proposition 6 jeopardizes more than 6,500 bridge and road safety, transportation and public transit improvement projects. That will only make road conditions worse and threaten the safety of California drivers.
Countless Californians are living paycheck to paycheck, while politicians enact taxes and fees without regard to the impact on working families. The price of gas is a perfect example. Voters can take a stand on Nov. 6.
The 2020 Census is underfunded and far behind schedule. A herculean effort is now required by a multitude of interests to secure an accurate count. There is too much at stake in California to allow an undercount.
This measure is intended to primarily to benefit the same hospitals that are funding the “yes” campaign. It bypasses the legislative process, which is a better way of determining how taxpayer dollars should be spent.
On Nov. 6, 2018, Californians have the opportunity to expand and upgrade our state’s children’s hospitals. Passage of the $1.5 billion bond issue will ensure that young people continue to receive the critical, life-saving care they need.
Abortion rights advocates fear Brett Kavanaugh would overturn Roe v. Wade on the Supreme Court. We don’t have to imagine what could happen in a post-Roe America. The 42-year-old Hyde Amendment bars Medicaid coverage of abortion except in limited circumstances.
Since the passage of the Sacramento region’s Farm-to-Fork Capital resolution in 2012, community members and business leaders have championed the effort to improve the local economy and the health of residents.
Relatives of crime victims will rally at the state Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to veto Senate Bill 1391, which would no longer allow 14- and 15-year-olds to be sentenced as adults in California.
SB 10 killed cash bail. To avoid replacing one unjust system with another, the California judiciary must dedicate itself to presiding over a system that is fair and equal, and dramatically reduces the population in county jails. The stakes are high.