Tax Talk Rift, Platinum Rigging Suit, Netflix: Compliance
Negotiators from both parties, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , were preparing to exclude a pair of Obama’s top priorities from a year-end agreement. The plan would lock in permanent extensions of tax breaks for corporations while not making permanent breaks for low-income families.
Saskatchewan family struggles with insurance after being billed $1 million for Hawaiian birth
A family in Saskatchewan that is facing a nearly-$1 million medical bill after giving birth in the United States is just the most recent Canadian to find themselves juggling unexpected expenses. CTV News reports that Saskatchewan resident Jennifer Huculak and her husband were left holding a $1 million medical bill after she unexpectedly gave birth during a vacation to Hawaii.
Brown Signs Pavley Bill to Extend Wiretap Law
Jerry Brown signed a local legislator’s bill extending the sunset date of California’s wiretap law ... who represents a portion of the west side of the Santa Clarita Valley. From 2011-13, wiretap investigations led to the seizure of over $90 million ...
Bill Would Extend Welfare Benefits To California Immigrants
A California lawmaker is proposing the expansion of welfare and food stamp benefits to some non-citizens who live legally in the state. The bill by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez would extend CalWORKS, the state’s welfare program, and food stamp benefits ...
Bill to Extend Health Care to Illegal Immigrants Shot Down
A Senate bill introduced by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to extend subsidized health benefits and Medi-Cal to illegal immigrants throughout all of California was shot down on Friday but could be revived if SB 1005's supporters find a way to pay ...