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The measure asks California taxpayers to provide an additional $5.5 billion dollars for the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) so it can continue funding research using human embryos
WASHINGTON– Wednesday night, the State Department issued its report to Congress recommending 15,000 refugees be allowed to be admitted to the United States for 2021.
The end of the legislative signing period brings wins, major disappointments; October is Respect Life Month; USCCB Denounces Exclusion of Catholic schools in the HEROES Act; election resources and wildfire relief support in this week's Insights.
Like many things in this era of COVID-19, Governor Newsom’s Sept. 30 deadline to sign or veto legislation placed a cap on a largely disjointed and confused second year of the two-year legislative session.
The CA Bishops applaud the expansion of CalEITC; the USCCB decries scheduled federal executions; the Vatican clarifies end-of-life care, and info to know before you vote in this week's Insights.
California has finally remedied a grave injustice when the legislature passed and the governor signed AB 1876, which expands the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for immigrant families who pay income taxes but file their return with an Individual Taxpayer Id Number (ITIN) instead of a social security number.
I won’t be silent anymore. Most Rev. Salvatore J. Cordileone - The Washington Post, September 16, 2020 - I never expected that the most basic religious freedom, the right to worship — protected so robustly in our Constitution’s First Amendment — would be unjustly repressed by an American government.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month; the court rules to rescind TPS for legal immigrants; SF Catholics plan processions to 'free the mass,' and the Conference publishes guidelines for political activity and political materials in this week's Insights.