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Daily Archives: April 9, 2008

Voters Will Weigh Farm Animal Treatment in November

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The November statewide ballot has its first initiative: a proposal to ban procedures currently used to confine some farm animals. Secretary of State Debra Bowen certified today that the initiative will appear on the fall ballot, after concluding proponents had … Continue reading »

Socially Responsible or Fiscal Fiasco?

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A controversial piece of legislation linking the human rights records of some foreign governments to how and where California’s pension funds can invest… has been shelved for the time being. Several weeks of intense behind-the-scenes debate over new efforts to … Continue reading »