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'Job Killer' Bill Nears Final Vote. Who Supports, Who's Opposed.

The California Chamber of Commerce calls it a "job killer" bill. State water and agriculture interests have lined up solidly against it. Still, Senate Bill 1 is moving through the California Legislature despite concerns that it threatens water supplies and will result in a flurry of lawsuits. It passed the Senate in...

SB 1: Insurance Policy Against Trump Rollbacks or Job Killer?

The state Legislature wants to hedge its bets against the Trump administration rolling back environmental and labor laws. Called an “insurance policy against the exploitation of our natural resources and our people” by Senate Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), SB 1 would strengthen state environmental and workplace regulations in case...