Posts Tagged: regulated

Opinion

PACE isn’t broken — don’t fix it

An aerial view of homes in Temecula, in southern California. (Photo: Jacob Findlay, via Shutterstock)

OPINI0N: Anyone who has lived through a summer in Sacramento knows that air conditioning is not a luxury, it is a necessity. When the temperature is well into the 90s, fans can only do so much; and when wildfire smoke blows in and blankets the area for weeks at a time, or when a heat wave strikes, conditions can get dangerous for people without air conditioning.

Opinion

Labeling on children’s products would hurt business

Chilldren at play with assorted toys. (Photo: Iakov Filimonov, Shutterstock)

Californians are inundated with consumer labels. Some of these labels communicate valuable information, others do not. The sheer number of required labels almost guarantees that most of us will be overwhelmed by the fine print and the labels never read. This week, California policymakers are considering a bill (SB 763) that would add yet another label – this time to children’s products.

Opinion

Leave online gaming regulation to the states, not feds

OPINION: California is the largest market in the United States and is among the largest in the world. It is estimated that more than a million Californians are gaming online through overseas sites, which we know to be dangerous for gamers. These black market sites for Internet gaming offer no consumer protections.

News

Lawmakers target care facilities for the elderly

Sen. Marty Block, D-San Diego

A coalition led by Democrats and advocates for the aged proposed a series of bills aimed at reforming the deadly conditions reported in some California’s elderly care facilities. Photo: Samantha Gallegos/Capitol Weekly.

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