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California Lawmakers Push State to Divest from Companies Building Border Wall

Assemblymembers Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego), and Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) announced legislation requiring the state’s pension funds to divest from companies involved in the construction of the president’s wall along the United States-Mexico border.  The announcement follows the request for proposals for border wall prototypes issued Friday by U.S. Customs and(…)

Covered California Releases Analysis of Changes Proposed in Trumpcare

Covered California released a new comprehensive analysis on Tuesday detailing the financial assistance available through the Affordable Care Act as well as a preliminary analysis of how changes proposed in federal law would affect enrollees. The studies come one day after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported that 24 million consumers could lose coverage under(…)

LA Pride Parade Canceled, Replaced with Protest March

  Following a concerted effort by local LGBTQ activists, Los Angeles Pride will take on a decidedly more political atmosphere this year. “We’re doing everything we can to make sure that the people who come to the city, sometimes only once or twice a year, are going to see something familiar [at the pride festival].”(…)