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Tampon tax driving product prices sky high

Tampon tax driving product prices sky high
October 5, 2017

In March of this year, Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia and Lorenza Gonzalez Fletcher proposed a bill that would increase the tax on hard liquor and get rid of the tax on female “luxury items.” More...

Bill to lower student debt passes in state senate

Bill to lower student debt passes in state senate
April 19, 2017

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...

California bill ‘promises’ college degrees

California bill ‘promises’ college degrees
August 25, 2016

Earning a college degree has typically been thought of as a four-year endeavor, but that’s become more myth than truth in recent years: A six-year education is more of a reality. On Tuesday, the California...

Governor Brown signs budget, gun bills

Governor Brown signs budget, gun bills
July 20, 2016

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for California Gov. Jerry Brown, in his attempt to make the state “financially secure and safer.” On June 27 Gov. Brown signed the 2016-2017 state budget, which...

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