California Bans 'Willful Defiance' Suspensions For K-8 StudentsThe new law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2020 – just in time for the 2020-2021 school year – bans schools from suspending students from kindergarten through eighth grade for showing “willful defiance” toward a teacher or administrator.
California Will Pay 2 Years Of Community College Tuition For First-Time StudentsGovernor Gavin Newsom will visit East LA College Thursday to talk about the expanded California College Promise program, which will now pay for two years of community college tuition for first-time, full-time college students in California.
President Trump, Republicans Sue California Over Law Requiring Release Of Tax ReturnsThe lawsuit claims California’s law is unconstitutional because it creates an additional requirement to run for president. It also claims the law would deny voters an opportunity to vote for their chosen candidates.
New Laws Affecting Medical Patients, Ammunition Kick In July 1A 6.5-cent gas tax on top of the existing taxes that accompany every gallon of gas sold in California will affect the most people and their wallets, but several other laws kick in on July 1 that will also have wide-ranging effects.