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Do recent election results show a rightward shift in San Francisco? Join Free Cities Center’s Steven Greenhut as he visits the City by the Bay and talks with two experts about what’s really going on in the City. They discuss whether things are really as bad as some media outlets portray, and whether political change is in the air in 2024. Guests include: Melissa Caen, attorney, political analyst, TV commentator and podcast host Erica Sandberg, ...
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Expanding Unemployment Insurance Benefits – All Pain for No Gain

Expanding Unemployment Insurance Benefits – All Pain for No Gain Wayne Winegarden April 2024 SB 1434 would dramatically expand unemployment insurance benefits to current eligible workers. If implemented, it would expand benefits by over 55 percent, raise the number of workers who qualify for maximum benefits, increase the benefits for workers who hold two jobs but lost one, and create a new “Excluded Workers Fund.” The specific tax increases necessary to fund the expansions are ...
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Reparations: A Financially Unrealistic Proposal That Will Bankrupt California

Reparations: A Financially Unrealistic Proposal That Will Bankrupt California Wayne Winegarden February 2024 With the introduction of its first set of reparations bills, the California legislature is officially considering the recommendations of the California Reparations Report from the state Reparations Task Force.1 Given these introductions, it is imperative to understand the financial implications. Some basic arithmetic demonstrates that the idea of reparations is fiscally unrealistic. According to the U.S. Census,2 there are 2.5 million “black ...

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President Biden and Democratic Party leaders are trying to take credit for seeding the next generation of innovations in the information technology sector. Crowing about ...
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‘Right To Ignore Your Boss’ Bill Could Make Work-Life Balance Worse for Employees

Haney told the Bay Area News Group that “smartphones have blurred the boundaries between work and home life,” and that “workers shouldn’t be punished for ...
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