Tag: Xavier Becerra

A.G. Becerra Launches Civil Rights Investigation of L.A. County Sheriff’s Department
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A.G. Becerra Launches Civil Rights Investigation of L.A. County Sheriff’s Department

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Friday that he is launching a civil rights investigation of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), the largest sheriff’s department in the United States. The investigation will seek to determine whether LASD has engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional policing. “The California Department of Justice (DOJ)…

California GOP Stands Behind Use of Unofficial Ballot Drop Boxes Despite Officials Calling for ‘Cease and Desist’
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California GOP Stands Behind Use of Unofficial Ballot Drop Boxes Despite Officials Calling for ‘Cease and Desist’

By Alina Sturgess The state of California has issued cease-and-desist orders to the California Republican Party and local GOP officials in the counties of Fresno, Los Angeles and Orange after unofficial and possibly illegal ballot boxes were found in those counties. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra tweeted an official statement Monday following a joint press…

Attorney General Becerra Challenges Trump Administration Over USPS
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Attorney General Becerra Challenges Trump Administration Over USPS

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Tuesday that he will join a multistate coalition of attorneys general, led by Pennsylvania, in a lawsuit to challenge the Trump administration’s over cutbacks at the United States Postal Service (USPS) that they say will affect mail-in voting and the election in November. A statement issued by the attorney general’s office argues that by…

California Sues Trump to Ensure Undocumented Immigrants are Counted in Congressional Apportionment
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California Sues Trump to Ensure Undocumented Immigrants are Counted in Congressional Apportionment

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra — joined by the cities of Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Oakland, as well as the Los Angeles Unified School District — filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Trump administration over attempts to keep undocumented immigrants from being counted when congressional districts are redrawn following the 2020 Census. A…

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