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As coronavirus raged, Sonoma County did little to enforce rules on weddings with as many as 100 people

“Officials in Sonoma County, which has ranked worst in the Bay Area for the prevalence of coronavirus cases for most of the year, have taken no enforcement action on complaints that at least 15 large wedding gatherings violated coronavirus restrictions……..“Workers being forced to be in dangerous workplace situations has been the story of the county …

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Justice for Flint Michigan: Republican Rick Snyder to be criminally charged for Flint water crisis: report

JUSTICE DELAYED: “Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials have been told they’re being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority Black city with lead-contaminated water and was blamed for a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in 2014-15….” Republican Rick Snyder to be criminally …

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As coronavirus raged, Sonoma County did little to enforce rules on weddings with as many as 100 people

“Officials in Sonoma County, which has ranked worst in the Bay Area for the prevalence of coronavirus cases for most of the year, have taken no enforcement action on complaints that at least 15 large wedding gatherings violated coronavirus restrictions……..“Workers being forced to be in dangerous workplace situations has been the story of the county …

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VESCO: Wine Industry tries to consolidate power with pro industry supervisors

Note: Only marginal lands are left to fill with water thirsty and pesticide ridden vineyards. Poor land use decision making has left us with dwindling water  supplies during a megadrought and dried up landscapes  that are fire prone. “The time to protect our watersheds, the climate, and our woodlands from highly destructive and speculative industry …

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The Hill: Republicans ready to become deficit hawks again under a President Biden

The 2017 Tax Cuts Didn’t Work, The Data Prove It https://www.forbes.com/sites/christianweller/2019/05/30/the-2017-tax-cuts-didnt-work-the-data-prove-it/ May 30, 2019A new report confirms what the data already showed: The 2017 tax cuts for the richest Americans and corporations did not work as promised. Workers did not see higher wages, but instead the federal … Trump’s 2017 Tax Cuts Helped Super-rich Pay Lower Rate … https://www.newsweek.com/trump-tax-cuts-jobs-act-wealth-economists-inequality-1464048 The Trump administration’s deficit-bloating package …

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Stock Market Soars and Billionaire Wealth Swells by $1 Trillion as Food Lines Stretch ‘As Far As the Eye Can See’

“Trump took full credit for the 30,000 Dow Jones, but took zero credit for 260,000 Americans who died from Covid-19, 40 million who face eviction, or 26 million who don’t have enough food to eat on Thanksgiving.” Sen Bernie Sanders Stock Market Soars and Billionaire Wealth Swells by $1 Trillion as Food Lines Stretch ‘As …

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