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Is Riverside prepared for the “Big One?”

By: Evan Ismail, Senior Staff Writer and Jaya Vengadesan, Staff Writer UCR students, faculty and staff participated in the Great California Shakeout on Tuesday, Oct....

The New Parent Leave Act takes big step toward improving early...

California’s new law, the New Parent Leave Act, effectively balances the thin tightrope of work-life legislation. It both promotes employment among parents and sets...

SB 239 epitomizes privilege in accessing HIV-related healthcare

In what can be euphemistically described as a misguided endeavor, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 239 on Friday, Oct. 6. In California, beginning...

Senate members allegedly switch votes to defeat CA renewable energy bill

On Friday, Sept. 15, the Committee on Utilities and Energy deferred Senate Bill 100 (SB 100), which would have committed the State of California...

Earthquakes in Mexico call for greater preparation in California

Soon after the destruction caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma settled in, Mexico was hit by two powerful earthquakes and several aftershocks. The first...

California lawmakers shelve single-payer healthcare proposal

On Friday, February 17, 2017, California State Senators Ricardo Lara (D-33rd District) and Toni Atkins (D-39th District) introduced Senate Bill 562, also known as...

No human being is “illegal”

On April 3, 2017, the California State Senate passed a bill (SB54) that started the process of making California a statewide sanctuary for the...

News In Brief

ASUCR The second-to-last senate meeting of winter quarter commenced at 6:16 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1. During the Green Campus Action Plan’s (GCAP) report, Undergraduate...

Mark Ibele discusses potential California tax system reform

Public policy is constantly being updated, changed and reformed to reflect current economic and social trends, however, California’s current state and local tax policy...

Gov. Brown signs controversial climate change bill

On Thursday, Sept. 8, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation SB 32 into law as an effort to reduce California’s carbon footprint. With the...