Tag Archives: California

Initiative to split California could be headed for Supreme Court

In November, Californians will possibly vote on an initiative to divide the state into three.  But, Melia Robinson explains for Business Insider, “It would be incredibly difficult for California to split into three states.” The article states that, although the … Continue reading

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California Appeals Court Suspends Lower Court Ruling, Reinstates End of Life Option Act

A California appeals court today granted emergency motions by the two terminally ill adults and a physician represented by Compassion & Choices for an “automatic stay” to immediately suspend a lower court’s judgment invalidating the End of Life Option Act. The appeals court … Continue reading

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California Approves $768 Million for EV Infrastructure

The California Public Utilities Commission (“Commission”) voted recently to approve $768 million in expenditures for electric vehicle infrastructure programs proposed by the state’s three investor-owned utilities (“IOUs”). The programs are part of a directive of SB 350 that requires utilities … Continue reading

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[Ilya Somin] Should California be Broken Up?

A movement led by tech billionaire Tim Draper has succeeded in getting a plan to partition California into three states onto the state's referendum ballot this fall. If the initiative (text available here) passes, it would still have to be … Continue reading

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Department of Justice Intervenes in California FCA Lawsuit Against Pharmaceutical Company

Ever since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, all violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) have been actionable under the False Claims Act (FCA). In plain language, this means that, if you are aware that people in … Continue reading

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