New Mexico Legislature

New Mexico Legislature New Mexico wrapped up its 2020 Legislative Session on February 20th, long before state legislatures across the country went on recess amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has indicated that she may call a special session to deal with the budget situation from plunging oil and…

Arizona Legislature

Arizona Legislature The Arizona Legislature adjourned on March 23rd with the hope of reconvening on April 13th to finish the session, but this week it was decided that it would not be safe to return April 13th. No new date of return was announced, only that members would be given ample notice before they are…

California Legislature

California Legislature While originally planning on returning to Sacramento on April 13th, the California Legislature announced last week that it will remain on recess until May 4th. Assuming that date holds true, the Legislature will immediately get to work on the State Budget upon their return. The Governor’s May Revision of the budget is due…

CalOSHA Issues Workplace Guidance for Ag

CalOSHA Issues Workplace Guidance for Agriculture The California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety & Health (CalOSHA) has released a safety and health guidance document for agricultural employers. The document contains information, recommendations, and requirements for agricultural employers on how to update their Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (IIPP) to include preventing the…