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Legislation sponsored by Governor Newsom to hold gun industry accountable moves forward

On April 5, the California State Judiciary Committee passed SB 1327, a piece of ‘private right of action’ legislation that enables private citizens to hold the gun industry accountable through civil litigation for the proliferation of illegal firearms. Modeled after Texas’s abortion law, SB 1327 allows private citizens to bring civil action against any person […]

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Americans can order free at-home COVID-19 tests starting Jan. 18 through government website

Each US household can begin ordering free at-home rapid COVID-19 tests starting Tuesday, Jan. 18 on the new federal website COVIDtests.gov, one day earlier than initially announced by the Whitehouse. According to the White House official website, the Biden administration ordered one billion covid tests and will send them directly to Americans’ homes.  To order […]

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“It’s just switching back and forth like a pendulum”: How Biden’s climate change efforts affect the Cal Poly community

During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden identified climate change as one of his top four priorities. Since his election, the Biden administration rejoined the Paris agreement, established a National Climate Task Force and introduced a variety of executive orders to tackle climate change at home and abroad.