public health

featured graphic for California State Legislative Analyst's Office during COVID-19

The public health emergency associated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19) pandemic has resulted in sudden and severely negative economic consequences for California. This has significant implications for the state’s budget. This report—our Spring Fiscal Outlook—provides an update on the budget’s condition in light of this seismic shift. Specifically, we …continue reading

Today, the Anaheim Union School District filed a lawsuit against JUUL Labs, Inc. for the company’s role in cultivating and fostering an e-cigarette epidemic that disrupts the education and learning environment across the District. The suit was filed in the Orange County Superior Court on January 27, 2020 (Case No. …continue reading

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October 15 marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), which helps promote testing and early diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV is the virus that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). This year’s theme is “Living With HIV or Not…We’re Fighting This Together.” NLAAD is a national campaign that raises …continue reading