A lawmaker in California is pushing for schools to mandate lessons that teach students about Russia's alleged "hacking" of the 2016 presidential election.
Democratic lawmakers consider making election day a paid holiday in California
- Californians would get a day off from work, some with pay, on election day under a proposed law introduced this week at the state Capitol.
Assembly Bill 674 would add each November's election to the list of holidays celebrated under state law.
State law currently allows Californians to take up to two hours off from work, without any loss of pay, to cast a ballot. Low's bill would expand that option, though it would not make a full day off from work mandatory for the private sector.
Low said he hopes the bill would broaden the ability of low-income communities to participate in elections.(Excerpt) Read more at: latimes.com ...
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