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California will eliminate the statute of limitations for people to file lawsuits over allegations of child sexual assault under a new law Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Tuesday. 

By July of next year, it will be illegal for public schools in California to suspend students for low-level behavior issues after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation banning "willful defiance" suspensions among TK through 12th grade students throughout the state.

A step has been taken toward more transparency in the VC space. On Oct. 8, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 54, a law that mandates VC firms to release annual reports regarding the number of diverse founders they’re investing in — making it the inaugural law focused on increasing diversity in VC funding in the U.S.

Last night, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 54, which will require venture capital firms in the state to annually report the diversity of the founders they are backing.

Starting next year, California businesses will be prohibited from using hidden fees to attract customers with seemingly low prices.

Californians can soon say goodbye to so-called junk fees, those startling charges that appear in a transaction only when a customer is about to hit “purchase.”

California is outlawing so-called junk fees, taking aim at a common business practice that frustrates many consumers and has drawn the attention of federal regulators and the Biden administration.

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 274 on Sunday, putting an end to suspensions for “willful defiance” for middle and high school students, as well as suspensions and expulsions due to tardiness or truancy.