The Supreme Court will rule on laws designed to force public employees into unions in its 2016 session after accepting a suit from a California teacher Tuesday.
California voters will decide next year whether to sustain a statewide ban on plastic grocery bags, and corporate interests that stand to make hundreds of millions of dollars from the ban are gearing up an effort to preserve it.
Los Angeles labor leaders who have advocated for the city’s massive proposed minimum wage hike have asked for exemptions that would allow unionized employees bargaining collectively to be paid wages below the new minimum.
As the trend of mandatory drug take-back programs spreads across the country, new polling data shows that an overwhelming majority of American consumers say they have no interest in the programs due to the increased health care costs.
The number of local governments looking to mandate that drug manufacturers pay for environmentalist-crafted programs to collect and dispose of unused prescription drugs is growing even as the legality of the law is being examined by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The University of California, Berkeley, misused nearly $2 million in taxpayer funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) on unallowable salaries for researchers and alcohol purchases.
The University of California (UC) Riverside is under fire for offering students a new course about Israeli “apartheid” that critics describe as anti-Semitic and in violation of school policy prohibiting political indoctrination in the classroom, according to course materials and sources familiar with the situation.
Silicon Valley has long been as well known for its political leanings as for its technical innovations. But, much like Hollywood, conservatives and libertarians aren’t absent from the mix. Instead they’re hiding.
A federal court on Tuesday blocked efforts by officials in California to force a conservative group to hand over the names of its donors, saying the order could violate those donors’ First Amendment rights.