LOS ANGELES (KCBS)— There is a strong likelihood that a measure to legalize recreational marijuana will be on the 2016 California ballot. A Blue Ribbon Committee formed by the state’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom held a public hearing in Los Angeles about how to best regulate the drug should it become legal. 213 more words
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Living during a very challenging time, Jennifer S. Carroll is no stranger when it comes to discrimination in the workplace.
Enlisting in the United States Navy in 1979 at the tender age of 20, a time in which a woman of color serving in the military was not the norm, Carroll would have never imagined the many difficulties she would face as a Black woman in the military. 398 more words
SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top elected officials in California acknowledge using personal email accounts to conduct government business, and it’s not clear if their private exchanges are retained as public records or subject to disclosure. 953 more words
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – David Walker, the former U.S. comptroller general, has taken himself out of the running to challenge U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
Walker tells Hearst Connecticut Media he does not plan to oppose the Democratic incumbent next year. 112 more words
CHICAGO (AP) — More than two months after taking the reins of one of the nation’s most immigrant-friendly states, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has offered mixed signals about his stance on immigration. 743 more words