Attorney General Xavier Becerra successfully appealed a ruling ordering him to tell the truth on an initiative to repeal the gas tax increase. This is now about the larger issue of protecting the constitutional right enjoyed by every Californian since 1911.
About 36 percent of all of the food-related class-action lawsuits in the nation are filed in California because the state’s laws are so biased the lawyers believe they can file meritless claims and get away with it – and sometimes they do. If the state doesn’t limit them, it will cost jobs.
The revenue is negligible, the harm is extensive and the practice of charging families for the costs of a child in detention disproportionately hurts African-Americans and Latinos. SB 190 would call a halt.