Maine Hospitality Industry, in Annual Labor Shortage Panic, Goes Out of the Box, Considers Higher Wages for Locals

Here’s an idea Los Angeles’ sanctuary-obsessed Mayor Eric Garcetti should consider:...

Joe Guzzardi

Sanctuary Lunacy Hits New High – Personal Homes Are Alien-Safe Zones!

Sanctuary cities, sanctuary counties, sanctuary states, sanctuary restaurants, sanctuary hospitals...

Joe Guzzardi

Today is Endangered Species Day

Let’s Not Forget the Main Driver of Species Disappearance: Too Many Humans One of the...

Leon Kolankiewicz

Multiple Enforcement Failures Lead to Senseless Slaughter of Engaged Boston Doctors

In Boston, a horrific, preventable crime occurred not because of the city’s sanctuary status...

Joe Guzzardi

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether private corporations can obtain an exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate of the Affordable Care Act. While we support everyone's right to their own beliefs, we do not believe that employers should be able to deprive their employees of health care coverage for birth control.

California: The state where people don’t move

IRS data for 2015 shows 207,861 tax filers — a good estimate of households — from other states lived in California the year before. We may miss those old relatives or friends, but they add up to only 1.48 percent of 14 million California filings. Only Michigan had a lower exits-to-population ratio. (Images compiled from Wikimedia Commons)

More states follow Trump's assault on 'sanctuary cities'

Many cities across the U.S. identify as sanctuary cities, despite President Trump's threat to withhold federal funds.
Here's a closer look at what that label means. USA TODAY NETWORK

Sanctuary Bills in Maryland Faced a Surprise Foe: Legal Immigrants

Residents of Howard County, Md., at the start of a county council meeting in March.CreditMatt Roth for The New York Times

Noise pollution is drowning out nature even in protected areas – study

Steps have been taken to cut the noise from motor boats and snowmobiles in Yellowstone national park. Photograph: Konrad Wothe/Getty Images

By Damian Carrington
May 4 2017 
The Guardian
 

​​ Los Angeles hits a milestone: 4 million people and counting

Downtown Los Angeles is viewed from Hilltop Park in Signal Hill. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)

By Shelby Grad
May 2, 2017
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles gained 42,470 people between 2016 and 2017.

Texas, California take very different approaches to 'sanctuary city' debate

By Gregg Jarrett
April 26, 2017 
Fox News
 
The rise of the sanctuary city movement has created a deep divide among American states, with the nation’s two most populous states taking drastically different stances from each other on cooperating with federal immigration guidelines.
 

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areas

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice will stop awarding grants to sanctuary cities, during Monday's White House press briefing. "Unfortunately some states and cities have adopted policies designed to frustrate the enforcement of immigration laws," Sessions said. "These policies violate federal law," he said. The White House
 
By Julia Edwards Ainsley and Andy Sullivan
April 24, 2017

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