The State Hornet

Raising CA minimum wage just makes economic sense

Jaime Carrillo

September 24, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to increase the minimum wage in California to $10 an hour by 2016 is long overdue, despite accusations of doing such a thing will be a “job killer.”On Sept. 15, Assembly Bill 10  swept through the Democrat-controlled California Senate and Assembly. Gov. Brown plans to s...

California stands to benefit from legalizing weed

California stands to benefit from legalizing weed

Jaime Carrillo

September 17, 2013

The U.S. Department of Justice ruled Aug. 29 that it would not interfere with recent laws in Washington and Colorado that would allow for the sale and taxation of recreational pot. Now is the time for California to jump on the “legalize it” bandwagon.The federal government infringing on states’ rights...

Children’s center at Sac State sends plea to governor

Mari Del Angel

March 14, 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal is planning on reducing funds to Sacramento State’s nationally accredited child care center, which will have a negative impact on many of the campus’ student parents. Sac State’s Associated Students Inc. Children’s Center director said the proposed budget cut...