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  • Newsom Issues Three COVID-19 Brown Act Orders: Here’s What He Urgently ChangedMarch 31, 2020Governor Newsom recently signed three Executive Orders that changed fundamental limitations and requirements of the Brown Act.  He signed Executive Order N-25-20 on March 12, Executive Order N-29-20 on March 17, and Executive Order N-35-20 on March 21. Before everyone had figured out the section of the March 12 order that addressed the Brown Act, parts of that section were withdrawn and superseded by the ... read more
  • PFAS Update: The “Forever Chemical” in the News, in the Movies and in the CourtsMarch 25, 202099% of Americans exhibit some level of PFAS. The EPA warns that PFAS could cause health issues, including thyroid disorders, liver problems and cancer. PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are man-made chemicals found in many consumer products that are used daily, such as cookware, pizza boxes, and water and stain repellants for clothing. PFAS are also found in the environment, including drinking water, groundwater and soil. ... read more