|In This Issue|
|End of Session Legislative Update|
|In The District|
|Fullerton Psychologist chosen for State Action Group|
|City Profile – Fullerton|
|Affordable Care Act (ACA) Implementation|
The end-of-session period is a week that goes by in a blur as legislators take up bill after bill after bill, hoping to make progress on some issues and stopping some of the worst. This is where last minute legislative shenanigans often take place. There was a lot of legislation that passed out of the State Senate and State Assembly during the final days of legislative session. Highlights include:
AB 10-Minimum Wage Boost
AB 10, opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce, will raise the state minimum wage to $9 per hour in July 2014 and to $10 per hour in January 2016. California’s minimum wage has been unchanged since it was set at $8 per hour in 2008.
There are currently more than 1.7 million California residents out of work. How does this help put these hard-working California residents back to work?
Increasing the minimum wage does nothing to help those who currently need a job. In fact, raising …read more
Source: State Senator Bob Huff