Powerful industries keep trying to overturn California laws at the ballot box. What’s driving so many referendums?
San Francisco Chronicle 2/9No oil drilling near homes. Higher wages for fast-food workers. Banning flavored tobacco.
CalMatters 2/9California Attorney General Rob Bonta on Wednesday announced a $215.3 million settlement against Centene Corp., a multi-billion dollar health care company that is the state’s largest commercial Medi-Cal insurer, with 20 contracts.
Food Industry Policy
LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A new proposal could threaten the L.A. Al Fresco program, which was prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic and allowed about 2,5000 restaurants to quickly open or expand their outdoor dining areas.
Food banks across California are bracing for a feared spike in hunger amid inflated prices after a pandemic-era boost in food aid ends in April.
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Los Angeles Times 2/9
With egg prices spiking in California, Border Patrol agents have noticed a rise in the number of people trying to bring eggs across the border from Mexico, which is illegal.
The 15% commission cap that went into effect last year to limit the fees San Francisco restaurants pay to delivery app companies has ended.