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MyNewsLA.com: Desperate terminal patients' hope -- New law OKs experiments

September 30, 2016
A bill authored by a Southland lawmaker and signed into law by the governor will allow terminally ill patients to access experimental and unapproved treatments. The “Right to Try” statute will allow California physicians to prescribe or recommend treatments that have not yet been approved by the U...

CBS: Brown Signs Climate Legislation To Reduce Greenhouse-Gas Emissions [video]

September 9, 2016
The new law mandates that the state reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

Valley News: State Senate recognizes Murrieta Mesa Baseball program

September 8, 2016
A special guest visited the newly decorated athletic halls of Murrieta Mesa High School Thursday, Sept. 8, to honor the Rams baseball program. Senator Jeff Stone, a former Riv. Co. Supervisor, Temecula Mayor and City Councilman who now represents the 28th District in Riverside County, was on hand...

CalMatters: Political Paradox? Prop. 59 asks Californians to condemn a big-money system long used here

September 7, 2016
Six years after Citizens United -- the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that says corporations and unions have a 1st Amendment right to unlimited campaign spending-- presidential candidates across the spectrum have condemned the campaign finance system it shaped. “Corrupt,” says Bernie Sanders...

The Desert Sun: Will overtime pay for farmworkers destroy the Coachella Valley's grape industry?

August 29, 2016
Paying farmworkers overtime after an 8-hour work day could be the end of the Coachella Valley’s table-grape industry, according to several groups who opposed a controversial bill the state assembly approved Monday afternoon.

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