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Why Montclair wants voting rights on the Gold Line light rail extension

A bill is advancing through the state Assembly that would give the city a voting seat on the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Board of Directors, the agency overseeing the 12.3 mile Metro Gold Line extension from Glendora to the Montclair Transcenter.

U.S. House Panel Approves Broad Proposal on Self-Driving Cars

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House panel on Wednesday approved a sweeping proposal by voice vote to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing driverless car rules.

AB263 is about respect for private-sector EMTs

Public and private emergency responders play a critical role when disaster strikes. When police, fire, or emergency medical services (EMS) answer a call, the public’s safety is first of mind when running into a fire or active shooter situation, not their own.

Proposed Law Could Boost Pay for EMTs and Paramedics

Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez, a Democrat from Pomona, is sponsoring legislation that would require ambulance companies to pay their crews an hour’s pay if their required rest or lunch breaks are interrupted by an emergency.