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Health Insurance Woes for Small Businesses in California and Beyond

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Although the ink is barely dry on the health care reform law intended to help all Americans afford health insurance, the Los Angeles Times reports that small businesses in California are starting to see their health insurance costs rise, making a full economic recovery in the state even less likely. This is because a handful […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

June 8th, 2010 at 12:14 pm

Proposed California Law Would Limit Sex Offenders’ Internet Use

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Some California legislators are trying to push through a law that would prohibit convicted child molesters out on parole from frequenting social media sites such as Facebook; if passed, a violation of the law could throw the offenders right back into prison. There are strong arguments on both sides of this issue. On the one […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 26th, 2010 at 1:09 pm

Proposed Chelsea’s Law Close to Passage in California

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California Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher’s fight for harsher penalties for violent child molesters is coming closer to fruition as Chelsea’s Law has passed unanimously through the Assembly Public Safety Commission and has also received a strong push from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The proposed law is named for Chelsea King, 17, who was raped and strangled while […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

April 21st, 2010 at 11:08 am