California Expands Financial Protections After US RollbackCalifornia on Friday created what supporters call its own nation-leading, state-level version of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after critics said the Trump administration significantly weakened national protections.
Commerce Department To Ban TikTok, WeChat Downloads In U.S.The Commerce Department plans to restrict access to TikTok and WeChat on Sunday as the Trump administration's executive orders against the two apps are set to take effect.
About 8,800 Unaccompanied Children Are Expelled At US-Mexico BorderAbout 8,800 unaccompanied children have been quickly expelled from the United States along the Mexico border under a pandemic-related measure that effectively ended asylum, authorities said Friday.
Trump's EPA Dumps Methane Emissions Rule For Oil, Gas FieldsStates, including California, and a coalition of environmental advocacy groups warned that the changes are illegal
Sacramento DACA Recipients Pleased With SCOTUS Ruling; Hope For Permanent SolutionSacramento area DACA recipients were pleased with the Supreme Court's ruling to block the Trump administration's push to end the program, and now they're hoping for a permanent solution.
Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Transgender Health Care ProtectionsThe Trump administration announced Friday it is eliminating an Obama-era regulation prohibiting discrimination in health care against patients who are transgender.
California Stands To Lose Money As Trump Administration Gives Companies Breaks On Oil-Extraction RoyaltiesThe Trump administration has started giving energy companies temporary breaks on royalties they must pay for oil and gas extracted from federal lands because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump Administration Ends Antitrust Probe Of 4 Automakers, Calif.The Trump administration has ended its antitrust probe into a deal between California and four of the world's biggest automakers, after failing to find that the companies' conduct violated the law.
Trump Administration Rejects California's Health Care TaxThe Trump administration says it will not allow California to collect a key health care tax on managed care organizations, a decision that could cost the state nearly $2 billion a year for low-income benefits.
California Sues To Block Trump Administration Fracking PlansCalifornia increased its efforts Friday to keep the federal government from allowing fracking on more than 1 million acres of public land, suing to block the Trump administration from issuing new permits in the central part of the state.
Trump Administration Awards Immigration Detention Contracts In CaliforniaThe Trump administration awarded billions of dollars in contracts for private companies to operate immigration detention centers in California -- less than two weeks before a new state law takes effect to prohibit them.
Lawsuit Seeks To Protect California’s Auto Emission RulesA coalition of 11 environmental groups has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for revoking California’s authority to set tougher emission standards for cars and trucks than the federal government.
EPA Targets California Over Poor Air QualityThe Trump administration on Tuesday blamed California's worst-in-the-nation air quality on shoddy paperwork, calling on the state to overhaul its plans for cleaning up toxic smog or risk losing billions in federal road dollars.
23 States Sue Trump To Keep California's Auto Emission RulesTwenty-three states have sued to stop the Trump administration from revoking California's authority to set emission standards for cars and trucks.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom: Trump Administration 'Threatening' Private BusinessGov. Gavin Newsom slammed the Trump administration and Republicans for their "complete silence on state's rights, but also free enterprise" in light of President Donald Trump's decision to curtail state-set emissions standards.