Gov. Newsom Signs Bill to Allow Millions of Convicts’ Criminal Arrest Records Sealed 9/30/22
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to allow the criminal arrest records of convicted criminals sealed from potential employers, schools, charitable organizations and the public.
Newsom signs bill making family leave affordable to more workers – The bill increases leave payments to 90% of paychecks for lower-income workers in 2025, so more of them can afford time off for maternity leave or to care for ill family members.
CALKIDS– a new program admin by the ScholarShare Investment Board, will automatically provide eligible, low-income public school children grade 1-12 in California with the tools to start saving for college. Kids in grade 1-12 may receive up to $1500 in college savings. click link for more details.
Biden is canceling up to $10K in student loans, $20K for Pell Grant recipients
”On Wednesday, President Biden announced a sweeping effort to forgive up to $20,000 of federal student loan debt for Pell Grant recipients, and up to $10,000 for other qualifying borrowers. Biden also extended the federal student loan payment pause through Dec. 31.’
New Republican plan calls for renewing monthly child tax credit payments — but there are ‘significant’ trade-offs, one report finds
Romney’s Family Security Act 2.0
Newsom signs state budget bills, with gas refunds to 17.5 million California taxpayers
“The refunds, varying from as little as $200 for individuals up to $1,050 for couples with children, are the hallmark of the state’s effort to return a portion of an anticipated $101.4-billion surplus back to Californians.”
Reparation Report (CA) – Full Report Link