The State Worker Newsletter

California landlords can’t threaten undocumented tenants anymore

Edwin Valdez, 21, with his twin sisters Iridiun, center, Jennifer and parents Francisco and Luz Elena in their Sacramento home on Aug. 4. The Valdez children are college students, Edwin can petition for green cards for his undocumented parents, and is a proponent of keeping the current relative-centric system.
Edwin Valdez, 21, with his twin sisters Iridiun, center, Jennifer and parents Francisco and Luz Elena in their Sacramento home on Aug. 4. The Valdez children are college students, Edwin can petition for green cards for his undocumented parents, and is a proponent of keeping the current relative-centric system. The Sacramento Bee

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A new law will prohibit landlords from reporting their undocumented tenants to immigration authorities.

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House Republicans dismissed “political threats” from California gas tax supporters.

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What labor unions are saying about Villaraigosa.

A Delta tunnels consultant was paid millions, but the state auditor says the firm wasn’t qualified.

From the opinion pages:

The Bee Editorial Board says banning bump stocks is a no-brainer after the Las Vegas mass shooting.

Gov. Jerry Brown can help bring a wireless revolution, argues Sen. Ben Hueso.

Brad Rowe laments the difficulty of running a marijuana business in California.

Joe Mathews has doubts about a single-payer health care system for California.

Banning gas-powered vehicles in California isn’t crazy at all, write F. Noel Perry and Christopher Thornberg.

California farm exports help agriculture, but at what cost?, wonders Peter Drekmeier.

Jeffrey Tanji offers a way to better help protect high school athletes from injury.

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