California is one of the states that allows residents to attempt to remove a Governor through a recall. There is a specific process that must be followed in order to initiate a recall. In other words, it takes quite a bit of effort to force a recall, and there is no guarantee that it will succeed.Continue Reading “Facts About the California Recall”
There are 12 propositions on the 2020 Presidential General Election Ballot. In addition, there is a local tax initiative. By the time I got to this part of the ballot, I was out of “spoons”. Honestly needed a break before embarking on the research required to figure all of this out.Continue Reading “How I Voted on the Propositions in the 2020 California General Election”
AB5 went into effect in California on January 1, 2020. The purpose was to require employers to provide “gig workers” the same benefits that they offer to their employees. At first glance, it sounded like it had the potential to provide protections to freelance writers. Unfortunately, there were some problems with this law.Continue Reading “Changes to California’s AB5 Protect Freelance Workers”
The Hill reported that current Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Paul Ryan (Republican — Wisconsin) said that the California election system “just defies logic to me.”
Here is an explanation of how California’s election system functions.Continue Reading “The California Election System – Just the Facts”
On October 9, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 17. This law requires pharmaceutical companies to give notice before raising prices. It protects consumers from greedy pharmaceutical companies that choose to raise the price of their drugs for no good reason. SB 17 makes it easier for the people of California to be able to continue to afford the medications that they need.
The information on the Governor of California’s official website says:
“Californians have a right to know why their medication costs are out of control, especially when pharmaceutical profits are soaring,” said Governor Brown.
Assembly Member Anthony Rendon,
Please stop blocking SB 562 – the bill that could enable Californians to have access to single payer health care. It is extremely important, now more than ever, that the State of California take steps to protect people’s access to health care.