Bids are out for President Donald Trump’s border wall and a draft plan envisions fencing and walls along at least 1,200 additional miles of the Mexican border by 2020. Here’s the status of the current border fence based on data we’ve been collecting and analyzing for years.
In California, a unique new formula provides extra dollars for poor districts based on how many disadvantaged students they have, and encourages local decision-making and experimentation on how to reach and teach these kids.
The federal government routinely fails to list the amount of toxic chemicals spilled into the nation’s waterways, leaving the public in the dark about spills’ impacts on residents, neighborhoods and the environment.
The powerful storm that pounded California recently seemed like the break the state so desperately needed. But it wasn’t enough. In fact, there is probably no storm capable of washing away California’s water woes, scientists say.
The president-elect is gearing up to cut NASA’s environmental monitoring, which includes the data that’s been used to monitor California’s sinking.
For one of the most popular and potent pesticides, California regulators increased how much could be used in each community every year. It’s a move that Dow has been advocating for since 2008, department documents show.
California is cracking down on graft in the state’s system of medical care for injured workers with two bills recently signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.