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Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.
In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.
A Rocklin man was arraigned Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to four counts of sharing, receipt and possession of child pornography after investigators say they found thousands of images on his home computer.
A former state employee was sentenced Thursday to 21 months in prison and ordered to pay $90,000 in restitution for conspiracy to commit mail fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Sacramento announced.
A number of agents with the department that protected Governor Jerry Brown when he was targeted by a Mexican drug cartel are facing hundreds of layoffs.
The overall number of hate crimes in California remained steady last year, but the number targeting Hispanics nearly doubled.