Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Judy Chu talk health at ELAC

June 24, 2019

California Congresswoman Judy Chu and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi held a discussion at East Los Angeles College last Tuesday entirely focused on health care. ELAC students and faculty from the Nursing Department were invited to the not widely known event. The emphasis was on the Affordable Care Act, public charge and reducing the prices of prescription drugs.

Read More >>

Minimum wage denies students’ basic necessities, causes problems

December 3, 2014

By Helen Trang The minimum wage should be raised and the prices of the items shouldn’t change. In California, the minimum wage is $9 per hour as of July 2014 and the living wage is about $11.37 for one adult. This only includes food, medical, housing, transportation, monthly income, annual income and annual taxes. It doesn’t take in account how much people have to pay for their student loans. Most apartments…

Read More >>