The contests for mayor of San Jose, Santa Clara County sheriff, all four of the contested San Jose City Council races and the one contested county supervisor race will have runoff elections in November with the top two finishers.
Supervisors voted unanimously to give $3 million to a Planned Parenthood office in San Jose to help expand its medical and reproductive care services n anticipation of an increase in women both in the county and from other states seeking abortion services.
A workplace tech accountability bill sponsored by Assemblymember Ash Kalra, a San Jose Democrat, would force employers to tell workers they’re being spied on and would ban surveillance outside of work.
The bill for single-payer health care in California didn’t even get a vote in the state Assembly after its author, Rep. Ash Kalra of San Jose, couldn’t round up enough support before a Jan. 31 deadline.
Assemblymember Ash Kalra, a San Jose Democrat who chairs the Assembly labor and employment committee, said that where labor organizing campaigns have failed in low-wage industries, the government needs to act.