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Public Interest Groups Take On Newsom Administration Over Backtracking On Cleanup Of Radioactivity At Santa Susana Site, Case To Be Heard On Monday
In an appeal before the Court of Appeal in Sacramento to be heard on Monday, the Newsom Administration will be challenged over positions that breach a longstanding agreement to require all radioactive waste from the Santa Susana Field Lab be disposed of at sites licensed and designed for such waste.
Commissioner Lara Approves Over $1 Billion in Unjustified Auto Insurance Rate Hikes
Insurance Commissioner Lara’s approval last week of a $263.7 million rate hike by California’s largest insurer, State Farm, marks the latest in a flurry of approvals of unjustified 2023 auto insurance rate hikes by the top 6 auto insurers, collectively totaling over $1 billion.
Consumer Watchdog Urges California Supreme Court to Grant Review in Land Use Approval Corruption Case
Think you’ve heard everything? Under a recent California Court of Appeal decision, if you wanted to drop a dime on suspected corruption over local building permits (as if that’s...
CA Dept. of Insurance Failed to Search For Records Linked To Government Corruption Scandal
The non-profit Consumer Watchdog has filed an appeal in its California Public Records Act (“PRA”) lawsuit against Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and the California Department of Insurance.
Doctors Save $2.8 Million After Challenge to Malpractice Insurance Rate Hike
Los Angeles, CA – In response to Consumer Watchdog’s challenge to Medical Insurance Exchange of California’s (“MIEC”) proposed rate increase on doctors’ and medical providers’ medical malpractice insurance, MIEC...
Public Records Act Decision Could Mean More Government Secrecy, Undermine Transparency
Los Angeles, CA -- A recent decision in a public records case brought by Consumer Watchdog against the California Department of Insurance could encourage more government secrecy and undermine...
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