FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 PROGRAM # 8267 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: Gobierno de la Ciudad de México/Facebook For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
On the final day of debates, several immigration proposals failed in the Senate after Trump threatened to veto any plan that did not meet his requirements. A bipartisan bill failed to obtain the 60 votes needed to pass.
(Español) Por primera vez casi el 10 por ciento de los trabajadores de la construcción en el país son mujeres y una tercera parte de ellas son latinas.
(Español) Expertos en política alimentaria también expresaron escepticismo de que el gobierno pudiera hacerlo mejor. “Será administrativamente costoso, ineficiente, estigmatizador y propenso al fracaso”, concluyó Jim Weill, presidente del Centro de Investigación y Acción de Alimentos.
California is enacting new laws that expand benefits as well as the number of workers that qualify for those benefits under the Paid Family Leave Law
In addition to charity care requirements, the California attorney general has the power to establish other mandates, such as how many emergency room beds must remain open, Valentine said. The mandates vary by hospital.
(Español) “Una proporción mayor de afroamericanos, asiáticos y latinos trabajan en empleos sin plan de ahorro para la jubilación, y los más expuestos a una ejecución hipotecaria”.
Immigration Plans Fail in the Senate. Also, Mass Shooting in Florida. Also, Push for Mexican-American Studies. Also, NICA Act.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 PROGRAM # 8266 12:00 PM PT Immigration Plans Fail in the Senate. President Trump and DHS Secretary Nielsen rejected the immigration plans advanced in the Senate, dooming the debate to fail. Republican Senator Lindsay Graham said this is the work of political hacks, the DHS has lost credibility, and no reform will […]
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 PROGRAM # 8265 12:00 PM PT Plan Turns State Taxes Into Donations. The leader of the California senate is proposing to allow California’s taxpayers to continue deducting state and local taxes by making them charitable donations to a fund for schools, colleges and parks. The bill is intended to help relieve the […]
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 PROGRAM # 8264 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A debate on immigration reform has began in the US Senate in recent hours, as DACA enters its final three weeks. The leader of the Senate threw his support behind the immigration plan advocated by President Trump. And after ICE agents visited fruit packing […]