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.
EPA To Revoke California's Ability To Regulate Fuel Economy; Gov. Newsom Calls It 'Political Vendetta'The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards.
UC President Janet Napolitano Criticizes Trump Administration's New Rule That Could Keep 'Best And Brightest' Foreign Students Out Of UC SchoolsUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano on Monday criticized the Trump administration's regulation that could dramatically legal immigration and crack down on illegal immigration by making it easier for the government to reject green card and visa applications from foreign students.
EPA Won't Approve Warning Labels For Weed Killing ChemicalMonsanto has sued to block California's warning label requirements. A federal judge blocked California from enforcing the labels while the lawsuit continues.
The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Was Set For 2020. Now The Trump Administration Says It Won't Happen For YearsDon't bet on seeing a Harriet Tubman $20 bill anytime soon. The redesigned bill bearing Tubman's face, which was supposed to debut next year, will not be coming out for nearly a decade, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said.
Trump Administration Pulls Nearly $1B From California High-Speed Rail ProjectFederal funding for California's much-maligned high-speed rail project looks to be in jeopardy.
Second US Judge Calls Citizenship Question On Census IllegalThe Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census "threatens the very foundation of our democratic system," a federal judge said Wednesday.
Judge Bars Citizenship Question From 2020 CensusA federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census.
California Teacher Reassigned After Saying White House Aide Stephen Miller Ate GlueA veteran Santa Monica teacher has been placed on “home assignment” after describing senior White House police advisor Stephen Miller as a “strange dude” who ate glue as a third-grader.
US, North Korea To Restart Joint Searches For Soldiers' Remains, Pompeo SaysSecretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Sunday that the United States and North Korea agreed to recommence field operations to search for the estimated 5,300 Americans who never returned home from the Korean War.