Composite of a lush Valley farm field with SB ! and Job Killers logol

Heated Anti-Trump SB 1 Environmental Bill Could Hold to 2020

A controversial state bill impacting water and agriculture could be held over to the Legislature's next session. Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins, a San Diego Democrat, said Wednesday that Senate Bill 1 might be converted to a two-year bill. The Califor...
Photo of a woman holding her son

Administration Ends Protection for Migrant Medical Care

BOSTON — The Trump administration has eliminated a protection that lets immigrants remain in the country and avoid deportation while they or their relatives receive life-saving medical treatments or endure other hardships, immigration officials said in letters...
Composite of President Donald Trump and the California Capitol

Sacramento Should Look in the Mirror While Fighting Trump

As California builds its capacity to fight the Leviathan that is the Trump administration, does it risk turning our state government into a Leviathan of our own? This unhappy question occurred to me while reading Gary Gerstle’s recent history, Liberty and C...
Photo of Sonny Purdue

USDA Rule Could Affect Food Stamp Eligibility for 3 Million

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed tightening automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program, a change that could affect about 3.1 million people. The Agriculture Department said the rule would close "a loophole" that e...