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Major agricultural firm sues California over farmworker unionization law

May. 13, 2024 20:41 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One of California's most influential agricultural companies filed a lawsuit Monday against the state to stop a contentious law to help farmworkers unionize that Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom reluctantly signed two years ago after pressure from the White House. The...

California announces first new state park in a decade and sets climate goals for natural lands

Apr. 22, 2024 21:14 PM EDT

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — California will open its first new state park in a decade this summer, Gov. Gavin Newsom and state officials announced Monday, as the state sets targets for cutting planet-warming emissions on natural lands. The 1,600-acre (648-hectare) Dos Rios tract in the...