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California jobless claims down while Arizona, Michigan, Illinois see increase

California ’s new jobless claims dropped from 159,876 a week ago to 152,057 last week. Weekly claims increased by 1,649 in Arizona; 7,871 in Illinois; and 8,763 in Michigan. All three states have seen a recent rise in new coronavirus cases. Since California has historically seen many out-of-state visitors, the continuing pandemic and its economic effects nationwide are likely to hinder the recovery of the state’s tourism sector.

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Proposition 15 Is A Small Business Issue!

Rex Hime, president of the California Business Properties Association, says the proposition will do little for education while having manifestly negative consequences for California’s economy, and John Kabateck, NFIB’s California state director, explains why Prop. 15 is a small-business matter and takes issue with proponents’ arguments that it’s not.

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Prop 15 – Business, industry and paying taxes, oh my!

Kris Ankarlo, host of the station’s Propositioned Podcast, interviews State Director John Kabateck, who tells listeners that voters will see right through the “smoke and mirrors” Proposition 15 proponents are using to sell their initiative.

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Andrew Yang takes lead in California data privacy measure

The Fitbits on our wrists collect our health and fitness data; Apple promises privacy but lots of iPhone apps can still share our personal information; and who really knows what they’re agreeing to when a website asks, “Do You Accept All Cookies?” Most people just click “OK” and hope for the best, says former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang.

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