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Newsom Agrees to Nix Cuts for Seniors, Others

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom has agreed not to cut funding for child care programs and health insurance for low-income older adults as part of his plan to cover the state's estimated $54.3 billion budget deficit. Newsom's budget proposal had recommended m...
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African American Reparation Bill Passes California Assembly

SACRAMENTO — A proposal to establish a task force to study and prepare recommendations for how to give reparations to African Americans passed the California Assembly on Thursday. The bill advanced with a 56-5 vote as protests nationwide over police brutali...