A law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Labor Day faces a referendum driven by corporate franchisors.
School districts are struggling to address the 'homework gap' faced by students without adequate web access.
Building digital infrastructure paves the way for jobs for those who need them most.
After teetering for weeks at the edge of a strike, Kroger and Albertsons employees approve a new union contract.
L.A. County’s labor federation, spurred by the pandemic, will launch a massive mutual aid initiative to address hunger, housing insecurity and other community needs.
A ground-breaking state law could raise work standards for fast food employees while keeping them safe.
"Hungry at the Table" singles out pay and conditions at grocery giant, whose profits have soared during the pandemic.
Los Angeles could learn from past host cities that have included social equity provisions in their contracts.
Among low-turnout communities, confusion about the recall process can inhibit voter participation.
Pressure and potential legislation in California could change Amazon's approach to workforce protection and burnout across the U.S.
After years of neglect, U.S. border policy remains in crisis.
Why did the Schools and Communities First initiative lose when other progressive measures passed in California?
Capital & Main speaks to local leaders and policy authorities about the potential effects of Prop. 15's passage.
How is Proposition 15 getting its message out during the pandemic?
Donors to a campaign claiming to represent small shopkeepers and homeowners include North America’s largest freight railroad network, two New York real estate giants and one...
Proposition 15 leaps feet first onto California’s "third rail" of state politics—the property tax system created in 1978 by Proposition 13.
Property taxes plunged with Prop. 13's passage in 1978. But so did the revenue supporting California's schools and fire service.
Thousands of California stylists and barbers are anxiously wondering: What’s the best way to reopen and start doing hair again – safely?
A proposed law could reboot California’s public investment system to provide a stable source of local funding for affordable housing.
Co-published by the American Prospect The National Labor Relations Board is not just changing workplace rules but reversing longstanding precedents.