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California “donor state” status a political football

  Some Californians have long complained of their state’s status as a so-called “donor state” — one that sends more money to Washington than it receives. But as political tensions with the White House have heated up, and some federal funding

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 26

State, feds on collision course over “sanctuary” policies El Monte mayor can’t stop bonus pensions Federal funding for San Bernardino shooting relief in jeopardy State’s unfunded retirement benefits keep growing Drought conditions lowest since April 2013 Good morning. TGIT. If today

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California, Trump on collision course over sanctuary cities

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration would block federal funding for cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration laws, with Democratic leaders in the state vowing to fight back. A handful of California cities, like Los Angeles and

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – November 15

Bail-bond reform up next? Trump U lawsuit continues Sanctuary cities v. Trump Twin tunnels move forward, facing resistance CA agriculture industry optimistic about Trump California has long been known as a law-and-order state, particularly following the crime spikes of the

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ICE raids face CA resistance

Amid a fresh wave of immigration enforcement crackdowns, several powerful organizations in California have flexed their muscle to protect or benefit those present in the state illegally. The city of Los Angeles has become a focal point for several different efforts,

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Unlawful immigrants rush for CA drivers licenses

Emerging statistics have revealed that California’s extension of drivers licenses to unlawful immigrants aroused unexpected demand — with no end in sight. “While state officials expected 1.4 million undocumented immigrants to apply for licenses in the first three years, in the first

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