It also includes four members who were born and raised in Puerto Rico. Biggs, who served in the administration of former Republican President George W. Bush, is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on retirement issues. Biggs has written extensively about Social Security and the weak state of public and private pension...
California is poised to join a handful of states that offer a retirement plan to people who don't have one at work.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23- The California Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill to extend the state's ambitious program to fight climate change beyond 2020, but minutes later it posted disappointing results from an auction of carbon permits that is key to the plan. The Assembly voted 42 to 29 on the bill, known as SB 32, which goes back to the Senate for an up-or-down...
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23- California sold just over one-third of the carbon permits it offered to cover emissions this year, receiving the minimum price at an auction last week, regulators of the state's cap-and-trade program said on Tuesday. California's cap-and-trade program is a key component of a broader effort to reduce the state's output of heat-trapping...
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 12- A California lawmaker next week will introduce a bill requiring 15 percent of all vehicles sold in the state to be emissions-free by 2025, her spokeswoman said on Friday. "Governor Brown has set an ambitious goal of 1.5 million electric vehicles by 2025, but unless we take action, the state won't come close to meeting this goal," said Burke, who...
California's economy is on fire but the state's finances are another story and the governor is warning of a slowdown or recession down the road.
Rental platform Airbnb and the SEIU, one of the nation's largest labor unions, are in talks for a potential alliance.
It would be America's highest state minimum wage.
California legislators and labor unions reached a tentative deal to raise the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour, a state senator said.
Called an "environmental disaster," it could be months before the rupture is fixed. NBC News reports.
Officials said it was likely Syed Farooq and a woman described as his fiancee were involved in the attack on a San Bernardino facility.
Governor Jerry Brown had state workers research, map and report back on any oil drilling potential for his private family land.
There were sharp decreases among uninsured people in Texas and California, but the rate among Hispanics continues to be relatively high.
California voted to end state immunization exemptions based on religious or personal beliefs, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Despite strict water restrictions, California's water parks are still wet, fairways are still green and showering at hotels is still possible.
In parched California, there's talk of measuring water use better in year four of the drought. But there's resistance.
California is adopting new drought-fighting rules, but many people in the state don't seem interested in cutting back on water use.
California has the most people and the biggest farm economy, but an epic drought is turning the two against each other.
Neeley Keeney's water delivery service is struggling to keep up with a booming demand in the drought-parched San Joaquin Valley.
Faced with California’s worsening drought and shrinking local water supplies, Santa Barbara is looking to the sea for salvation.