The State Worker Newsletter

After shooting, California takes another look at gun restraining orders

In case you missed it:

Following another school shooting, a California legislator will reintroduce his proposal to expand the state’s gun violence restraining order system.

Two state lawmakers are making another attempt at lowering the fine for drivers who fail to completely stop at a red light before making a right turn.

Social Security numbers for thousands of state employees and contractors were exposed in a recent data breach at the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will portray the president of the United States in upcoming feature-length, martial-arts comedy “Kung Fury.”

From the editorial pages:

As an unapologetically black Californian, here’s #WhatBlackPantherMeansToMe, writes Erika D. Smith.

When President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress slammed through their $1.5 trillion tax plan, we and other critics predicted that cuts to safety net programs were soon to come, according to The Bee Editorial Board.

If there’s one thing the debate over public employees’ pensions has taught us, it’s that California needs to invest more in mathematics instruction, argues Wayne Harris, systems administrator for Woodland Joint Unified School District and a member of Californians for Retirement Security.

Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to spend $100 million to start an online community college is causing great consternation among some legislators and lobbyists.