Affordable housing advocates are asking why bills supported by state Senate leader Toni Atkins are stuck in the Assembly. One answer appears to be a labor provision pushed by the State Building and Construction Trades Council.
The money was included in the American Rescue Plan (ARP), which Lofgren supported and the House passed at the end of February. The ARP was signed into law by President Biden in March. The airport is in the San Jose Congress member’s district.
The new vaccination requirements are part of the state's push to get more people vaccinated as a wave of new cases, spurred by the ultra-contagious delta variant and cases among unvaccinated people, threatens to halt the state's progress in mitigating the virus' spread.
Santa Clara city and county officials cheer the “Agrihood” plan for affordable housing begun 15 years ago, in groundbreaking ceremonies at the North Winchester Boulevard site. at the boundary of San Jose and Santa Clara.
A second inmate at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas was also found unconscious in the jail bathroom, was revived and is hospitalized in stable condition. Neither man was identified by the Sheriff’s Office.
The Santa Clara City Library will expand in-person services in the coming weeks. The Mission and Northside branch libraries will expand the week of July 26 and Central Park Library will expand in-person services the week of Aug. 23.
California would be the first state to adopt a state-funded guaranteed income program, funding pilot projects that would guarantee some people, especially foster youth and pregnant women, an income floor. Santa Clara County’s pilot program provides $1,000 a month to 72 foster youth.