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Does Your Small Business Need Help? Get Connected Now.

There's still time to register for Friday's 1 p.m. small business town hall hosted by Assemblyman Adam Gray of Merced and featuring state Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara. They and other participants will offer tips on how to survive the COVID-19 pandemi...
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Legal California Sports Betting Clears Key Hurdle

The odds improved Tuesday that California voters will have their say on legalizing sports betting on the November 2020 ballot. A proposal from state Sen. Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Assemblymember Adam Gray (D-Merced) to generate hundreds of millions of dollars ...
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We’re Going to Get a Public Medical School, Costa Vows

Congressman Jim Costa says there finally is enough political will and money to open a long-needed publicly owned medical school in the San Joaquin Valley. Last week, Costa (D-Fresno) introduced the "Expanding Medical Education Act of 2020" in Congress. The ...