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On the Issue: Escondido Public Library Privatization

On the Issue: Escondido Public Library Privatization

Last updated: * August 27, 2017 to summarize Escondido City Council meeting on August 23, 2017.  Please see the end of this post for the most recent materials. Escondido Public Library Privatization June 14, 2017 At the Escondido City Council‘s meeting on June 14, 2017 (see agenda, meeting minutes and video broadcast, it was incidentally disclosed that the city was exploring cost saving opportunities by outsourcing library services. In a letter to the city council about the city budget for…

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AHCA Impact on Rep. Duncan Hunter’s 50th District

AHCA Impact on Rep. Duncan Hunter’s 50th District

Representative Duncan D. Hunter is a son of former congressional representative, Duncan L. Hunter, and currently represents California’s 50 District, which includes Escondido, in U.S. House of Representative. Resources H.R.1628 – 115th Congress (2017-2018): American Health Care Act of 2017, MacArthur Amendment and Upton Amendment The American Health Care Act: the Obamacare repeal bill the House just passed, explained This amendment could revive the GOP effort to reform health care. Here is its potential impact., Extra Billions for Health Bill?…

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2017-55: Escondido City Resolution on CA Senate Bill 54

2017-55: Escondido City Resolution on CA Senate Bill 54

Background Escondido is one of the toughest anti-immigration city in the country. The Escondido Police Department still collaborates with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in a Operation Joint Effort program: at least two ICE officials still have offices at the Escondido Police Department’s headquarter, they still have access to EPD’s radio, and they still participate as a “force multiplier” with the EPD. From Center for American Progress’s Life as an Undocumented Immigrant report on How Restrictive Local Immigration Policies Affect…

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California Values Act (SB 54)

California Values Act (SB 54)

California Values Act protects Californian families, and ensures state and local resources not be used for mass deportations. Resources Bill Text for SB-54 or California Values Act & Senate Floor Analysis of SB-54 Info on SB-54 at LegiScan Factsheet on SB 54: English & Español Alliance San Diego Community Call on March 15, 2017: What you need to know about the California Values Act (SB 54) & Lo que necesitas saber sobre SB 54, California Values Act 5 Reasons to…

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