Farmworker overtime bill passes in the Assembly and heads to Governor’s desk, farmers disappointed with decision

SACRAMENTO — The state Assembly voted on Monday to pass Assembly Bill 1066, the landmark legislation which could allow farmworkers to get paid overtime after eight hours of daily labor and more than 40 hours of work per week with a 44-32 vote. The bill is now headed to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown... Continue Reading →

U.S. Sen. Boxer calls on state and agencies to act faster on the Salton Sea

CALIPATRIA — Concerned with the lack of progress of some of the projects restoration projects at the Salton Sea, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer visited the Sony Bono National Wildlife Refuge to meet with an array of agencies from the local, state and federal levels to get the latest updates of how the projects are moving... Continue Reading →

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