The city of Stockton, California is bankrupt, following more than a decade of a Bacchanalian feasting on taxpayer dollars, including the creation of a lifetime medical benefit for city employees, and the provision of the most-generous "3 percent at 50" pension system to its highly-paid public safety officials. Yet as Steven Greenhut reports, Stockton city workers who attended the unveiling of a new report detailing the dangerous trends in public-employee compensation in California on Wednesday night complained about cuts in their compensation packages that are causing hardship for them and their city. Greenhut would like to remind those workers that the purpose of government is to provide services to the public, not enrich the people who work for it.
Sandy Martinez says that fine, along with another $63,500 for driveway cracks and a downed fence, violates Florida's constitution.
'Everything Has Been Criminalized,' Says Neil Gorsuch as He Pushes for Stronger Fourth Amendment Protections
The justice weighs in during oral arguments in Lange v. California.
The proposed bill from Assembly Members Evan Low and Cristina Garcia would require stores to have one unisex section for children's products and apparel.
A nationwide ban on evictions is well outside the congressional power to regulate interstate commerce, ruled U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker on Thursday.
A California Man Died After Cops Knelt on His Neck During a Mental Health Call. Then the Department Tried To Hide It.
Angelo Quinto's family has filed a wrongful death claim.