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Federal Programs News ItemsMany US States Struggle with Teacher Shortages - Voice of America8/21/2018 6:12:20 PM
Voice of America Many US States Struggle with Teacher Shortages Voice of America California is the most populous U.S. state. A study by the Learning ... There are also several state and federal programs that provide financial assistance or student loan debt forgiveness for people entering education studies. Some of these programs ...
Where Trump gets it wrong on wildfires - Coos Bay World8/17/2018 1:10:11 PM
Coos Bay World Where Trump gets it wrong on wildfires Coos Bay World As California grappled with wave after wave of fire, Trump picked up his smartphone last week to fire off this tweet: " California wildfires are being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws which aren't allowing massive amount of ... Bill Text - SB-833 Emergencies: Office of Emergency Services: guidelines: alert and warning systems. California Legislative Information - State of California Bill Text - SB-1260 Fire prevention and protection: prescribed burns. California Legislative Information - State of California Lawmakers Weigh Governor's Controversial Proposal to Limit Utility Liability in Wildfires | The California Report ... KQED KQED - Congress.gov all 356 news articles »
NYU Makes Tuition Free for All Medical Students - Wall Street Journal8/16/2018 12:10:00 PM
Wall Street Journal NYU Makes Tuition Free for All Medical Students Wall Street Journal The move dwarfs efforts by other schools, including Columbia University and the University of California , Los Angeles, to alleviate the financial strain of a medical education. Earlier this year Columbia's Vagelos ... Most medical students who want to ... and more »
California college students shouldn't go hungry - Sacramento News & Review8/16/2018 3:18:45 AM
California college students shouldn't go hungry Sacramento News & Review In California , federal benefit programs such as CalFresh, veteran benefits and Medi-Cal are managed by 58 different counties. Some counties have been very successful in helping their residents take advantage of federal programs . Other counties have not ...
Prof Claims 'Responsible Fatherhood' Reinforces 'Patriarchy' - PJ Media8/15/2018 8:33:45 PM
PJ Media Prof Claims 'Responsible Fatherhood' Reinforces 'Patriarchy' PJ Media A feminist professor at California State University-Fresno recently published an article lamenting that federal programs to promote "responsible fatherhood" among vulnerable men in fact perpetuate "patriarchy," "gender norms," and "hegemonic masculinity.".
Editorial: Where Trump gets it wrong on wildfires - Corvallis Gazette Times8/14/2018 8:23:18 AM
Corvallis Gazette Times Editorial: Where Trump gets it wrong on wildfires Corvallis Gazette Times As California grappled with wave after wave of fire, Trump picked up his smartphone last week to fire off this tweet: " California wildfires are being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws which aren't allowing massive amount of ... and more »
California governor asks President to aid with fires - KOLO8/4/2018 5:01:40 PM
KOLO California governor asks President to aid with fires KOLO The declaration would help fire victims with unemployment assistance, food aid and legal and mental health counseling among other federal programs . The declaration will also make counties and cities eligible for federal financial assistance and help ... Trump administration approves disaster declaration for Carr Fire KGO-TV Trump says 'bad environmental laws' are making wildfires worse in California ABC10.com KXTV The Latest: Evacuation Orders Issued for Parts of 2 Counties U.S. News & World Report Washington Post all 5,882 news articles »
The Latest: California governor asks Trump to aid with fires - KSTP8/4/2018 3:55:21 PM
KSTP The Latest: California governor asks Trump to aid with fires KSTP The declaration would help fire victims with unemployment assistance, food aid and legal and mental health counseling among other federal programs . The declaration will also make counties and cities eligible for federal financial assistance and help ... The Latest: Trump: 'Bad environmental laws' worsen fires Washington Post A Flat Tire Was Responsible for Sparking California's Deadly Carr Fire Slate Magazine all 2,589 news articles »
State and Local Programs News ItemsCalifornia's Dirty Oil Threatens Jerry Brown's Climate Legacy - Capital & Main8/20/2018 10:47:36 AM
Capital & Main California's Dirty Oil Threatens Jerry Brown's Climate Legacy Capital & Main To wit, while Brown warns often in speeches that one-third of the world's oil reserves must remain untouched to avert climate catastrophe, the governor has not done much to keep California's reserves in the ground. To the contrary: In 2011 Brown ... and more »
Lead Poisoning Widespread Among California Workers - Capital & Main8/15/2018 5:50:00 PM
Capital & Main Lead Poisoning Widespread Among California Workers Capital & Main Despite promises to keep workers safe from lead, California Engineering Contractors, which received a $200 million dollar state contract to dismantle the earthquake-damaged span, had 12 cases of lead-poisoned employees between 2013 and 2016.
New semester, new efforts to fight student hunger - UC Berkeley8/15/2018 1:03:15 PM
UC Berkeley New semester, new efforts to fight student hunger UC Berkeley A partnership the campus has built with Alameda County Community Food Bank and Alameda County Social Services has led to a “skyrocketing” in the number of student sign-ups for CalFresh, a nationally underutilized program — known outside California as ... and more »
Can the EPA Roll Back California's Clean Air Standards? - Capital & Main8/8/2018 10:28:33 AM
Capital & Main Can the EPA Roll Back California's Clean Air Standards? Capital & Main The 1970 Clean Air Act, on the other hand, gives California the explicit authority to regulate air pollution, albeit with EPA sign-off in the form of a “waiver” each time the state wants to impose a new standard. Other states can adopt California's ...
Four Finalists Named for ULI Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award - Urban Land8/3/2018 1:19:43 PM
Four Finalists Named for ULI Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award Urban Land The study culminated with the September 2017 launch of MATCH, a public/private lending partnership with an estimated loan capitalization of $75 million, leveraged with an $18 million combined investment from Metro, the California Community Foundation ...
Energy Democracy in Alameda County: Greener, Cleaner. Or Is It? - Capital & Main8/1/2018 12:52:50 AM
Capital & Main Energy Democracy in Alameda County: Greener, Cleaner. Or Is It? Capital & Main But some experts who monitor California's energy policies have their doubts about EBCE's ability to deliver power that does not involve a (carbon-free but fish-killing) hydroelectric dam — or even a smokestack — at least in the near future. “The ...
California Pistachio Growers Packing a Punch - Growing Produce4/3/2018 5:19:57 PM
Growing Produce California Pistachio Growers Packing a Punch Growing Produce The report notes that these funds could help pay for state and local programs that benefit Californians. For example, the $120.6 million in indirect business tax revenue would cover slightly more than the entire 2016-17 state funding allocation for the ...
Trump: Make Immigrants' Use of Public Health Benefits a Deportable Offense - The American Prospect2/14/2018 10:28:28 AM
The American Prospect Trump: Make Immigrants' Use of Public Health Benefits a Deportable Offense The American Prospect “There's no doubt that we're seeing on a national level what we saw in California in the Pete Wilson era,” said Alvaro Huerta, referring to the get-tough policies of the former Republican governor in the 1990s. Huerta is a staff attorney for the ... and more »
Jerry Brown's Science-Based Approach to the Proposed California State Budget - Pacific Standard1/31/2018 5:08:09 PM
Pacific Standard Jerry Brown's Science-Based Approach to the Proposed California State Budget Pacific Standard For California Governor Jerry Brown and his administration, 2017 was a water year to remember, and one that would figure into the drafting of the state's 2018–19 budget, which was released early this month. The $190 billion proposed spending plan names ...