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Press Conference: End of Life Options Act

Press Conference: End of Life Options Act

March 25, 2015

Video Courtesy of California Senate Majority Caucus The End of Life Option Act will establish criteria for a patient who has been diagnosed as terminally ill that must be met prior to being prescribed the medication. SB 128 is modeled on legislation in Oregon and other states where aid-in-dying has been proven to be effective and [...]

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Women’s Caucus Announces Legislation and Budget Action To Strengthen Women’s Economic Future

Women’s Caucus Announces Legislation and Budget Action To Strengthen Women’s Economic Future

March 25, 2015

Video Courtesy of California Senate Majority Caucus Women’s Caucus priority legislation and budget action: Equal Pay and Job Opportunities · California Fair Pay Act – SB 358 (Senator Jackson) California women working full time make an average of only 84 cents to every dollar earned by men, and women of color, especially Latinas, face an [...]

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UCGHI Policy Briefing on California’s Farm Workers

UCGHI Policy Briefing on California’s Farm Workers

March 25, 2015

Agriculture is a major driver of California’s economy, worth tens of billions of dollars. Yet, most farm workers are immigrants with low levels of education and socioeconomic status, live in poor housing conditions, and have less access to health care, fewer legal protections, and higher rates of occupational injuries and chronic diseases than workers in [...]

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