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Agriculture

Panetta supports Agriculture Worker Program Act

Local Congressman has joined other Democrats in support of the Blue Card bill and is trying to get Republicans onboard for a bipartisan approach to protecting farm workers

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Agriculture

OPINION: We need to prepare California’s future agricultural workforce

How can we shape future agricultural labor markets in San Benito County? There is a need for skilled labor to make a better use of new technologies, engage consumers, and sustain our businesses over time

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Business / Economy

County unemployment rate down nearly 2 percent since last year

Local unemployment rate was 6.9 percent in November, down from 8.7 percent one year ago

Local residents march for immigration reform

Health

Immigration Reform One Step Closer to Passage

Comprehensive Overhaul Passes in U.S. Senate