Bobbi Murray has reported on politics, economics, police reform and health-care issues for Los Angeles magazine, L.A. Weekly and The Nation.
Although it took nearly two weeks to tally the votes from the March 7 election, Los Angeles County ballot Measure H has officially achieved the 69 percent vote supermajority needed to pass a half-cent sales tax hike.READ MORE
Filing taxes used to be a routine process for Tanya James -– until the Great Recession upended her financial life.READ MORE
Anti-immigration decrees marked the first week of a shock-and-awe rollout of Trump initiatives to build a 1,900-mile wall along the border with Mexico, to cut off federal funds to “sanctuary cities” and to ban refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries.READ MORE
As workplace protections have come under attack, California has created labor-organizing models to resist attempts to erode labor standards and impose right-to-work measures.READ MORE