Vote Smart: Proposition 15 Targets Commercial, Industrial Properties for More Frequent Tax AssessmentProposition 15 on the Nov. 3 ballot would reassess commercial and industrial properties every three years, while residential property, including home-based businesses, would remain under 1978 rules.
California Voters To Review Criminal Justice, Bail ReformsCalifornia voters will consider rolling back a host of criminal justice changes in what amounts to a referendum on whether the progressive state has become too lenient.
California’s Prop 21 Would Let Cities Expand Rent ControlCalifornians will vote on whether to let cities expand rent control as the state grapples with soaring housing costs and a dire need for more home construction.
Californians To Vote On Racial, Gender Preference ProgramsA California with vastly different political preferences and demographics is voting on whether to allow affirmative action in public hiring, contracting and college admissions — nearly a quarter century after voters outlawed programs that give preference based on race and gender.
California Voters Weigh In Again On Care At Dialysis ClinicsCalifornia voters will again weigh in on the quality of care dialysis clinics provide to about 80,000 people in the state with kidney failure.
Prop 16: California's Chance To Reaffirm Affirmative ActionIn November, California voters will go to the polls to vote on Proposition 16, a measure that would lift the state’s ban on considering race, gender or ethnicity in admission and hiring decisions at colleges and universities.
Facebook To Give Paid Time Off To Employees Who Volunteer As Poll WorkersFacebook will give additional paid time off to employees who volunteer as poll workers during the election.
California Secretary of State Discusses Voting, Safe Access During November ElectionCalifornia Secretary of State Alex Padilla spoke to reporters Wednesday about voting access and safety this year during the pandemic.
Expansion Of California Data Privacy Law Qualifies For November BallotCalifornia voters will decide a ballot measure this November that would give them more power over how companies use their data.
California Enacts Law Requiring Mail-In Ballots Sent To All Voters For November Presidential ElectionGov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law the Democratic governor’s earlier order to mail out ballots statewide in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Challenge To California Law Giving Gig Workers Benefits Will Go On November BallotA ballot initiative backed by Uber, Lyft and DoorDash is set to go before California voters in November, which if passed, would exclude the companies from a new law giving more benefits and wage protections to gig workers.