California’s unemployment reckoning goes national

In summary As Congressional factions volley responsibility for pandemic breakdowns, Silicon Valley’s home state leads off a new book about “why government is failing in the digital age.” Read this article in Spanish. A former federal technology official enlisted by Gov. Gavin Newsom to triage California’s pandemic unemployment response details …

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Choctaw Nation announces Labor Day Festival entertainment

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) – The 2023 Choctaw Labor Day Festival concert lineup will feature some of the biggest names in classic country and gospel. This year’s festival runs Sept. 1-3 on the Historic Choctaw Capitol Grounds at Tvshka Homma. GRAMMY winner Diamond Rio will headline the festival Sept. 2, along …

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Jobless Californians Still Face Long Waits for Benefits

When Roni Desai gave birth to a son in late November, it was a stressful time. The Oakland tech employee was diagnosed with preeclampsia and wound up getting induced early. She had to take care of a newborn baby and her 4-year-old daughter. By her own admission, she wasn’t paying …

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