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Dangerous 4 a.m. Bar Bill SB 905 Advances as Lawmakers Choose Bar Profits Over...

SAN RAFAEL, California, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) expressed horror today as the California State Assembly Appropriations Committee voted to allow SB 905 to ...

Alcohol Justice Reports Senator Wiener Targets Riverside County for 4 a.m. Late Night Party...

SAN RAFAEL, California, Aug. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA),  and Alcohol Justice, are questioning the logic of Senator Scott Wiener's rush to add additional Riverside County cities to his ...

CA SB 905 Opponents Hold L.A. Press Event – “No Good Can Come From...

SAN RAFAEL, California, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), Alcohol Justice, and Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz hosted a press event at Los...

No on Prop 6 Campaign Launches First Ad Showing Critical Central Valley Transportation Projects...

SACRAMENTO, California, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, the No on Prop 6 campaign launched its first television ad in Fresno, showing critical Central Valley transportation projects threatened by Proposition 6, the attack ...

No on Prop 6: Modesto Bee Editorializes In Opposition To Prop 6 – The...

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, The Modesto Bee editorialized in opposition to Proposition 6, the dangerous attack on bridge and road safety that jeopardizes critical transportation projects throughout ...

L.A. Says NO to 4 a.m. Last Call

SAN RAFAEL, California, Aug. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), Alcohol Justice, and Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz are partnering to host a press event to oppose SB 905...

No on Prop 6: New Regional Data Shows Local Impacts of Transportation Projects Threatened...

SACRAMENTO, California, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In case you missed it, new regional reports released by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) quantify the monumental regional economic impact ...

Minority Chamber’s 2nd edition Puerto Rico Business Tours Reconstruction Summit to focusing on bettering...

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The U.S Minority Chamber of Commerce announces open registration for its national conference, the 2nd Puerto Rico Reconstruction Summit 2018, "Planning Today for Rebuilding Tomorrow." ...

Labor Commissioner Cites Nail Salon $1.2 Million for Misclassification and Wage Theft of 36...

OAKLAND, California, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Labor Commissioner's Office issued more than $1.2 million in wage theft citations to a Temecula nail salon for misclassifying and failing to properly pay 36 workers. An ...

Minority Chamber of Commerce Announces the third edition of the World Conference of Municipalities...

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The capital of the United States will play host to the third edition of the World Conference of Rural Municipalities 2018 on July 27-28, 2018. The bi- Annual Forum, a two-day ...

2018 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards For Best Journalistic Coverage Of The United Nations And...

WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT GALA EVENT BY THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL H.E. ANTÓNIO GUTERRES MID-DECEMBER 2018 (Date TBD) AT CIPRIANI WALL STREET, NEW YORK. NEW YORK, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The United Nations ...

YES on Prop 9: Why Won’t They Let Californians Vote?

SACRAMENTO, California, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This year, hundreds of thousands of California voters signed their names to a petition demanding a vote on whether to divide the state into three smaller, more manageable ...

Labor Commissioner Cites Farm Labor Contractor, Holds Growers Liable for Wage Theft Violations Affecting...

SAN BERNARDINO, California, July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Labor Commissioner's Office has issued wage theft citations to a large farm labor contracting operation for failing to timely provide 1,374 seasonal farmworkers ...

Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness as Temperatures Rise Statewide

OAKLAND, California, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness and to encourage their workers to take preventative cool-down breaks in the shade as ...

Telemundo Statement Regarding Separation Of Families

MIAMI, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Regarding the separation of families at the border, Telemundo issued the following statement: "Telemundo is appalled at the current situation at the U.S. border and urges our Government ...

New Report Release: The Late-Night Threat: Science, Harms, and Costs of Extending Bar Service...

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), and Alcohol Justice, will release a timely new report on the statewide public health and safety threats of extending alcohol sales to 4 ...

Cal 3 Initiative Approved for Statewide Ballot in November

SACRAMENTO, California, June 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Citizens for Cal 3 (cal3.com) today announced their ballot initiative was approved for inclusion on the statewide election this November. This qualification by the ...

Cal 3 Initiative Approved for Statewide Ballot in November

SACRAMENTO, California, June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Citizens for Cal 3 (cal3.com) today announced their ballot initiative was approved for inclusion on the statewide election this November. This qualification by the ...

Labor Commissioner’s Office Cites Cheesecake Factory, Janitorial Contractors More Than $4.5 Million for Wage...

SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Labor Commissioner's Office has found Cheesecake Factory Restaurants, Inc. liable in a $4.57 million wage theft case that underpaid 559 janitorial workers managed by Magic Touch ...

City Of Long Beach, CA To Provide $16.6 Million Refund To Telephone Taxpayers

SEATTLE, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- JND Class Action Administration A Los Angeles court has preliminarily approved a $16.6 million class action settlement for refunds of telephone taxes collected by the City of Long Beach, ...

Ecuador’s Minister of Foreign Affairs to become President of the United Nations General Assembly

NEW YORK, June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Maria Fernanda Espinosa, Ecuador's minister of Foreign Affairs, was elected president of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Three months after announcing ...

Justice for Bolivian Democracy

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The following is a message from the Office of Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, former President of Bolivia in reference to the May 30 order by Senior Judge James I. Cohn for the Southern ...

California State Senate Demonstrates Government Under the Influence

SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice, and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) condemned the California State Senate today for choosing nightlife over all life and industry influence over public ...

AFGE Endorses California’s Gavin Newsom for Governor

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Gavin Newsom for governor of California. <img id="prnejpg8c44left" title="The ...

AFGE Endorses Arizona’s David Garcia for Governor

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of David Garcia for governor of Arizona. <img id="prnejpg6f05left" title="The largest ...

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