California Could Be 1st State to Sell Own Prescription Drugs

SACRAMENTO — California could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal that Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday in a bid to lower prices by increasing competition in the generic market. “Consumers would directly benefit i...
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AP-NORC Poll: 66% Favor Endorsement Money for NCAA Athletes

As the NCAA grapples with how to provide athletes opportunities to be compensated for their fame, about two-thirds of Americans support college players being permitted to earn money for endorsements. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Pr...
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Risks, Rewards, and Robots: The Future of Work in California

Are robots coming for California’s jobs? In today’s increasingly automated economy, that’s certainly the fear. Technology has always generated economic churn, destroying some jobs and creating others. Already advances have generated a whole new sector of “g...
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Gov. Newsom Had ‘Baptism by Fire’ in 1st Year

SACRAMENTO — During his inaugural address last January, Gov. Gavin Newsom made only a passing reference to wildfires and never mentioned the state's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric. Both soon became...