Tag: California

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  • Gun Control

    California’s Lieutenant Governor Unveils Gun Control Plans

    California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday revealed a ballot measure that would help his state strengthen gun control laws by banning the possession of large-capacity magazines and requiring background checks for ammunition purchases. Newsom wants the measure to be ready for a vote by the November 2016 election. Speaking in downtown San Francisco at […]

  • California Drought is a 3 billion dollar problem

    California’s Drought Has Become A $2.74 Billion Problem In 2015

    California’s ongoing drought is going to cost $2.74 billion in 2015. The drought is expected to cost 10,000 seasonal farm jobs. Agricultural economists at the University of California, Davis, said the four-year-long drought would surpass last year’s $2.2 billion loss. “If a drought of this intensity persists beyond 2015, California’s agricultural production and employment will […]

  • Amazon Warns State of California to Back Off

    This week Amazon.com Inc. sent a letter to California legislators threatening to sever business relationships with affiliates in the state if they passed a law forcing the Seattle based company to collect and remit California sales tax. Last week Amazon sent letter to North Carolina and Hawaii as they got closer to passing similar legislation. […]