As we crack down on human trafficking in our country, state and local leaders need to review their assumptions and proactively collaborate, according to the head of the San Bernardino County, California, District Attorney's Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit.
“What comes next is going to be life-altering for all of the United States,” Dr. Michael Brumage says of the Republican health care bill. “And I felt it was important that I at least show up to do this.”
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: New York City's "Summer of Hell" starts with a sigh of relief; a serious water shortage on Hawaii’s Big Island; and Texas legislative leaders prep for special session.
A “vote here” sign translated into Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese hangs near the entrance to a polling place set up in the Willston Community Center in Falls Church, Virginia. A growing number of communities are now required to translate election materials.