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Bill to lower student debt passes in state senate

Bill to lower student debt passes in state senate

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Metro

A bill titled SB16 that would lower the amount of money private loan collectors can garnish from student wages passed in the state senate on Monday, according to a news release from the office of California Sen. Bob Wieckowski, a democrat from Fremont. The bill will lower the private loan garnishment cap from its...

California governor passes tobacco laws

California governor passes tobacco laws

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
May 12, 2016
Filed under Metro

The days of 18-year-olds legally buying cigarettes at gas stations and liquor stores around the state of California will soon be a thing of the past beginning June 9. On May 4, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed several tobacco-related bills into law that will raise the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 2...

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