Sacramento considers a "right to housing" for people without homes

Jan 3, 2022
If the city lacks enough homeless housing, the proposal would allow a homeless person to sue. But short-term shelter must be accepted.
A homeless man adjusts a tent at a Sacramento encampment in 2009. Today, more than 11,000 people are homeless in the California capital.
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How do you report sexual harassment in politics when there's no HR?

Nov 9, 2017
Lobbyist Jodi Hicks says she thinks change is coming, but I think "it's going to be uncomfortable along the way."
More than 140 women signed an open letter published in the Los Angeles Times alleging widespread sexual harassment at the state Capitol.
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California's budget issue: What to do with all this money?

Jan 10, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown wants the state to pay down some of the debts it piled up during the bad years.