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Meta threatens to block news in California if journalism proposal passes

Fox31 Denver 01 Jun 2023
Meta’s statement says the California bill, which is now before the state Assembly, ... California state Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks (D), who sponsored the bill, said Meta's threat is "a scare tactic that they've tried to deploy, unsuccessfully, in every country that's attempted this.".
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Meta Threatens to Pull News Feeds Over California’s Journalism Preservation Act

The Epoch Times 01 Jun 2023
Support for Local News Industry Democrat State Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, who sponsored the California bill, tweeted that Meta’s threat was “a scare tactic that ...
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Seven in ten Californians concerned about extreme weather swings due to climate change

China.dot.org 01 Jun 2023
The poll, conducted by the Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) at the University of California, Berkeley, and co-sponsored by the Los Angeles Times, showed that only 19 percent of the respondents believe the recent extreme swings in the weather will not likely to be repeated in the near future while another 12 percent have no opinion.
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Meta condemns online news law

Russia Today 01 Jun 2023
The journalism bill would compel fees from major platforms that host news from local outlets on their sites, and also “requires publishers to devote 70% of the proceeds to the maintenance and creation of journalism jobs in California,” according to Democratic California state Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, who sponsored the legislation.
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CA SENATE APPROVES SEN. SKINNER'S SB 345, STRENGTHENING AND PROTECTING ACCESS TO ABORTION, CONTRACEP

Democratic Underground 01 Jun 2023
SB 345 is supported by a large coalition of health care rights organizations and licensing boards in California, including the Medical Board of California, the Board of Registered Nursing, and the Physician Assistant Board, and is sponsored by Black Women for Wellness Action ...
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Bipartisan bill to make Big Tech pay publishers for news advances despite Meta threat

The Mercury News 01 Jun 2023
AB 886, which was sponsored by the California News Publishers Association, to which the Bay Area News Group belongs, would set a binding arbitration process to determine a percentage of advertising revenue that internet platforms would pay news organizations for their articles.
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It’s not impossible to save for retirement: Here’s how even low-wage workers can build a nest egg

Market Watch 01 Jun 2023
To create new channels for retirement savings, 11 states have launched automated savings programs and more states are joining them, such as North Carolina, which is considering a state-sponsored retirement savings account called Work & Save. In California, Connecticut, Illinois ...
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Meta threatens to pull news from Facebook, Instagram if California bill passes

The Los Angeles Times 01 Jun 2023
California Assembly member Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) sponsored the California Journalism Competition and Preservation Act, a bipartisan bill that would require online platforms like Facebook to remit a journalism usage fee to eligible digital journalism providers when they sell advertising alongside news content.
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Meta threatens to block news in Calif. over state’s push to pay publishers

New York Post 01 Jun 2023
Facebook parent Meta threatened to remove all news content in California ahead of a key vote by state lawmakers Thursday on whether to advance a bill requiring Big Tech firms to pay media outlets ... The bill’s sponsor, California Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, blasted Meta over the “scare tactic.”.
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Meta threatens to block news stories in California if journalism bill passes

Market Watch 01 Jun 2023
on Wednesday threated to block users in California from sharing ... California Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, who sponsored the bill, called the threat from Menlo Park, Calif.-based Meta “a scare tactic that they’ve tried to deploy, unsuccessfully, in every country that’s attempted this.
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Meta Threatens to Block News Content in California in Potential Blow to Press Freedom

Voa News 01 Jun 2023
The California bill is an attempt to support a news industry that has been floundering for years ... "As news consumption has moved online, community news outlets have been downsized and closing at an alarming rate," the California bill's sponsor, Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, said at a hearing on the bill in May.
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Venice Non-profit’s Homeless Housing Bill Stalls In Senate

Santa Monica Daily Press 01 Jun 2023
Introduced by Senator Catherine Blakespear from Encinitas and co-sponsored by Venice-based Safe Place For Youth (SPY), the bill would’ve mandated that California provide free, permanent housing for any homeless person currently in the state.
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Why is California Losing Hollywood? | David Graves

The Epoch Times 01 Jun 2023
Today he will talk about what is happening to the film industry, and why they are leaving California.
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Goats

The Times & Democrat 01 Jun 2023
“We have a responsibility as a public to ensure that every worker who’s working in California is treated with dignity and respect, and that includes these goatherders,” said Gonzalez Fletcher, who sponsored the farmworker overtime bill when she was a state Assemblywoman representing San Diego.
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Today’s Headlines: Fentanyl overdoses, deaths are a daily battle for L.A.’s homeless population

The Los Angeles Times 01 Jun 2023
Sign up for our California Politics newsletter to get the best of The Times' state politics reporting and the latest action in Sacramento ... Studies poll co-sponsored by the Los Angeles Times. California to step up efforts to find boxers owed pensions following a Times report.

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