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Paso Robles Daily News

Governor Newsom signs gender neutral legislation

Legislation will update ‘archaic references’ in state law. – This week, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 272, authored by State Senator John Laird (D – Santa Cruz). Senate Bill 272, Sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, will immediately update gender-specific references in various code sections to reflect gender-inclusive language. References pertaining to the CHP Commissioner, Cal Fire firefighters, insurance licensing, and California Conservation Corps members will now be gender neutral.
Los Angeles, CAscvnews.com

Newsom Signs Bipartisan Bill Expanding State’s Film/TV Tax Credit

Gov. Gavin Newsom was recently in Los Angeles to sign bipartisan legislation that expands California’s film/TV tax credit program with an additional $330 million over two years, including $150 million targeted specifically at promoting new soundstage development and workforce diversity. The soundstage incentive provides credits for productions that film in newly renovated or constructed facilities and meet diversity targets that reflect California’s population.
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Residency requirements dropped for KCPD

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police officers will now be able to live within 30 miles of Kansas City, Missouri, after the residency requirements were rescinded at the Board of Police commissioners meeting. Officers will be limited to the Missouri-side of the metro, but discussions to open up the...

Whitmer signs supplemental spending bill

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has approved 384 million dollars in COVID-19 relief for child care and public safety. Ten million of those dollars are for emergency relief after severe flooding in Southeast Michigan. The governor signed Senate Bill 27 in Ypsilanti on Monday. She says climate change means weather events like...
Lake Zurich, ILmchenrytimes.com

McConchie: 'Ethics should not be a partisan issue, plain and simple'

Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Lake Zurich) is encouraging Democrats to help in ethics reform to help combat corruption in the state. McConchie is hoping that a proposed bill will go a long way in alleviating corruption, which is why he is calling for bipartisan support for ethical standards and procedures in the state’s government.
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Wisconsin Governor Evers Signs Senate Bill 101

GREEN BAY, WI (STL.News) Governor Tony Evers today signed Senate Bill 101, now 2021 Wisconsin Act 74. This bill designates the Walnut Street Bridge on State Trunk Highway (STH) 29 across the Fox River in the city of Green Bay as the “Bart Starr Memorial Bridge.”. “Bart Starr was an...