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04.08.21 California advances bill aimed at massive unemployment fraud

Excerpted from the Los Angeles Times

By Don Thompson

California lawmakers on Thursday advanced what they called common sense legislation requiring two state agencies to share information aimed at helping stop billions of dollars in pandemic-related unemployment fraud.

The measure that cleared its first committee would require the beleaguered Employment Development Department to crosscheck unemployment applications with inmate records to identify fraudulent claims.

RELEASE: Coalition Announced to Close Dangerous Ghost Gun Loophole

AB 1057 will Protect Public Safety

SACRAMENTO – To improve public safety and stem the scourge of gun violence in California, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has introduced AB 1057, which will allow for the seizure of ghost guns when an emergency Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO) is served.


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