Off-Work Cannabis Use Bill Moves on to California Senate

Betty Q. Hixson

A bill introduced in the California Assembly in February 2022 would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers and job applicants for off-duty marijuana use. Assembly Bill (AB) 2188 would amend the Fair Employment and Housing Act to make it unlawful for employers to discriminate against job applicants or employees for the […]

State Senate bill aimed at halting grants to local elections officials part of national GOP effort

Betty Q. Hixson

A sparsely attended Minnesota Senate hearing last week featured allegations about election irregularities that have gotten more attention in other states — charges that Minnesota’s top election official called “a paranoid fantasy.” During the hearing, Sen. Mark Koran, R-North Branch, said that a national nonprofit that’s received funding from Facebook […]